2012 elections: Candidate faux pas

Published On: Oct 03 2011 11:41:41 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 23 2012 11:41:41 AM EDT

From the primaries to the debates, there have been plenty of missteps during the 2012 election season. Take a look back at some of the most notable faux pas.

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President Barack Obama outraged Republicans with this July soundbite: "If you've got a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen." The full context of that quote was a statement about successful people getting help from the community along the way, including having infrastructure like roads and the development of the Internet covered by the government.

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