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Giuliani: Authentic Candidate or Also-Ran?

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Giuliani: Authentic Candidate or Also-Ran?

Election 2008

Giuliani: Authentic Candidate or Also-Ran?

Giuliani: Authentic Candidate or Also-Ran?

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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is the strongest Republican in the race to be president, according to polls. But most insiders dismiss these numbers, pointing out that Giuliani's views on abortion, gays and guns do not fit in with a conservative electorate.

Giuliani's supporters say other issues, such as his handling of the Sept. 11, 2001, crisis, offset those doubts.

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