Michelle Bachmann won the Iowa straw poll for GOP candidates, but the spotlight seemed to have drifted to the newest Republican candidate seeking to live in the White House.

Texas Gov Rick Perry is the longest-serving Texas governor and entered the 2012 Presidential race by kicking off his campaign in Iowa.

Perry is an early supporter of the Tea Party but has not always backed their non-compromise stances and has supported some liberal agendas at times.

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