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Herman Cain

Dec 3, 2011 — Dogged by allegations that he cheated on his wife of 43 years and sexually harassed other women, a still-defiant Herman Cain left the race to the White House on Saturday.
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Jan 21, 2012 — Could Herman Cain's one percent of the South Carolina vote be thanks to a late-breaking endorsement by Comedy Central comedian Stephen Colbert?
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Dec 5, 2011 — When businessman Herman Cain left the Republican presidential race, he said he would endorse one of his former rivals. One likely recipient of that endorsement: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. The two share a long record of mutual admiration.
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Dec 5, 2011 — The Georgia businessman suspended his campaign on Saturday. Now, Cain's former Republican rivals are courting his support and an Atlanta TV station says former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will win it.
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Dec 2, 2011 — Allegations of an affair and sexual harassment have embroiled his campaign. Cain has said he's done nothing wrong.
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Dec 2, 2011 — Whether Herman Cain is leaning towards staying in or leaving the contest for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, Iowa voters are trying to help him reach a decision by abandoning him. A new Des Moines Register poll found Cain falling to the eight percent support from 23 percent in October.
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Nov 30, 2011 — Herman Cain says he can't guarantee that more women won't come forward because he's helped many. People may expect him to drop out, but he says, "That's just not me."
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Nov 29, 2011 — Republicans in Iowa and New Hampshire weigh in on where Cain's supporters might turn if he abandons his presidential bid. Will they join the "rising tide of energy toward Newt?"
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Nov 29, 2011 — The candidate has told staff that new allegations about an affair (which he denies) have taken a toll on his family. And while he plans to keep campaigning, he's also "reassessing" the effort.
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Nov 28, 2011 — The accuser tells an Atlanta TV station that she had a physical relationship with the Republican presidential candidate for 13 years. Cain says that while the accuser was a "friend," their relationship was not sexual.
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