2012 elections: Candidate faux pas

Published On: Oct 03 2011 11:41:41 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 23 2012 11:41:41 AM EDT

From the primaries to the debates, there have been plenty of missteps during the 2012 election season. Take a look back at some of the most notable faux pas.

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Vice President Joe Biden told an audience at an August campaign event that Mitt Romney “is going to let the big banks once again write their own rules, unchain Wall Street. He is going to put y'all back in chains." Republicans accused Biden of dragging down the tenor of the campaign by making a racially-charged remark.

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