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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Texas Gov. Rick Perry was in the hot seat over the name of his family's hunting range, which had come to be known as "N-head." Perry says his father turned the rock over and painted over the slur, but the Washington Post alleges the nickname "lingered."

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