All about Ron Paul.
Ron Paul (Republican) Birth: Aug. 20, 1935; Pittsburgh Home city: Lake Jackson, Texas Family: Wife Carol Wells; five children Religion: Protestant Education: Gettysburg College, B.A., 1957; Duke University, M.D., 1961 Campaign Web site: www.ronpaul2008.com Read all about him: “Gold, Peace, and Prosperity: The Birth of a New Currency” (1981); “Freedom Under Siege: The U.S. Constitution After 200 Years” (1987); “A Foreign Policy of Freedom: Peace, Commerce, and Honest Friendship” (2007) Career: 1963-1968: Flight surgeon with the U.S. Air Force, 1963-68. 1968-1996: Practicing physician of obstetrics and gynecology. 1976: Elected to fill a vacant U.S. House of Representatives seat from Texas, but defeated for re-election after less than one term. 1979-1985: Returned to U.S. House of Representatives for three terms. 1984: Ran for the U.S. Senate but lost the Republican primary to Phil Gramm. 1988: Ran as the Libertarian Party's candidate for president. 1996: Ran again for a House seat and was elected as a Republican to a fourth full term. 2006: Re-elected to ninth full term in the 14th Congressional District Sources: CNN.com, Wikipedia.org, VoteSmart.org