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2012 Presidential Candidates

The 2012 Presidential Election is already shaping up to be quite a race, and many issues of great importance to the Arab American community have already taken center-stage. The Arab American Institute has compiled a list of presidential candidate statements on issues ranging from civil liberties to the Arab Spring, along with official campaign announcements and key advisors for every official candidate for the 2012 Republican nomination. We will be updating the content daily, so be sure to check back often to find the latest news on each of the candidates below, and stay on top of the issues that matter most to you.

Use this page to take a detailed look at each candidate, filter the statements of any given candidate by any of the six topics listed for each profile, or compare statements from all candidates using the "Sort by Topic" menu below.

 

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Arab Spring | Civil Liberties | Immigration | IranIslamophobia | Palestine | SyriaWar On Terror 

 

Democrat

Barack Obama Barack Obama

Arab Spring | Civil Liberties | Immigration | Iran | Syria

Islamophobia | Palestine | War On Terror

Full Candidate Profile

 

Republican

Mitt Romney Mitt Romney

Arab Spring | Civil Liberties | Immigration | Iran | Syria

Islamophobia | Palestine | War On Terror

Full Candidate Profile

 

Ron Paul Ron Paul - Campaign Suspended May 15, 2012

Arab Spring | Civil Liberties | Immigration | Iran

Islamophobia | Palestine | War On Terror

Full Candidate Profile

 

Newt Gingrich Newt Gingrich - Campaign Suspended May 1, 2012

Arab Spring | Civil Liberties | Immigration | Iran

Islamophobia | Palestine | War On Terror

Full Candidate Profile

 

Rick Santorum Rick Santorum - Campaign Suspended April 10, 2012

Arab Spring | Civil Liberties | Immigration | Iran

Islamophobia | Palestine | War On Terror

Full Candidate Profile

 

Rick Perry Rick Perry - Campaign Suspended January 19, 2012

Arab Spring | Civil Liberties | Immigration | Iran

Islamophobia | Palestine | War On Terror

Full Candidate Profile

 

Jon Huntsman Jon Huntsman - Campaign Suspended January 16, 2012

Arab Spring | Civil Liberties | Immigration | Iran

Islamophobia | Palestine | War On Terror

Full Candidate Profile

 

Michele Bachmann Michele Bachmann - Campaign Suspended January 04, 2012

Arab Spring | Civil Liberties | Immigration | Iran

Islamophobia | Palestine | War On Terror

Full Candidate Profile

 

Herman Cain Herman Cain - Campaign Suspended December 03, 2011

Arab Spring | Civil Liberties | Immigration | Iran

Islamophobia | Palestine | War On Terror

Full Candidate Profile