Long Shots: The Oddballs and the No-Shot Presidential Candidates

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Donald Trump won't enter the race after all. (Getty)

Pundits have been noting what they see as some long-shot candidates in the running for president in 2012. Most agree that Michele Bachmann is probably a long- shot. But at one time a fresh-faced senator from Illinois was considered a long shot for the presidency, and yet here we are. This is America, where anything can happen with a lot of hard work and keeping your "eyes on the prize," right? Celeste Headlee takes us through an exploration of long shots in U.S. history.

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Celeste Headlee

Comments [1]

stephen Barrett from Alexandria VA

I did not catch the names of the candidates at the beginning of oddballs piece. The first was Newt Gingrich, who were the next two?

Thanks
Steve

May. 24 2011 05:42 PM

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