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Huntsman announces he's running for president of the United States

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Former Utah Governor Republican Jon Huntsman speaks during a press conference to announce his bid for the presidency at Liberty State Park on June 21 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Huntsman, until recently the U.S. ambassador to China under President Obama, emphasized his record as a two-term governor of Utah.

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Huntsman launched his 2012 White House bid on Tuesday, vowing to reverse US decline and sharply assailing President Barack Obama's handling of the economy.

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Republican Jon Huntsman and family just before he announced he will run for US president on June 21.

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