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A by-the-numbers look at GOP presidential race


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Here's another way to look at the Republican presidential campaign: by the numbers.

10 -- Republican candidates who in 2011 entered the race for the Republican presidential nomination (Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty, Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry, Ron Paul, Jon Huntsman, Newt Gingrich, Herman Cain and Gary Johnson)

7 -- Republican presidential candidates at beginning of 2012 (minus Pawlenty, Cain, Johnson)

1 -- Republican candidate who switched to Libertarian Party (Johnson)

99 -- Iowa counties visited by Santorum and Bachmann

99 -- Number of counties in Iowa

13 -- Nationally televised Republican candidates' debates

5 -- Candidates who met in New York City with Donald Trump (Romney, Perry, Bachmann, Cain, Gingrich)

0 -- Candidate endorsed by Trump

9-9-9 -- Herman Cain's plan for a flat 9 percent income tax, 9 percent corporate tax and 9 percent sales tax

6-6-6 -- Bachmann's take on Cain's 9-9-9 after inverting the numbers. "The Devil's in the details," she said in debate.

59 -- Points in Mitt Romney's economic plan

1 -- Woman competing for the GOP nomination

3 -- Homes Romney owns

3 -- Federal Cabinet departments Perry says he'd eliminate if elected (Commerce, Education, Energy)

2 -- Cabinet departments Perry named when asked to list the three (Commerce, Education)

10,000 -- Dollar amount Romney offered to wager with Perry during a recent debate

1.6 -- Millions of dollars Newt Gingrich's consulting firm collected for his work advising Freddie Mac

12.5 -- Millions of dollars spent on TV advertising in Iowa, most of it negative, to date.

1 -- Amount, in trillions, that Paul says he would cut from the first budget he would submit to Congress as president

5 -- Women accusing Cain of sexually inappropriate behavior

13 -- Years an Atlanta businessman claims she had an extramarital affair with Cain

5 -- Bachmann children

23 -- Bachmann foster children

5 -- Romney children, all sons

16 -- Romney grandchildren

7 -- Santorum children

7 -- Huntsman children, including adopted daughters from China and India

2 -- Candidates named "Rick"

2 -- Candidates from Texas

2 -- Former governors still in the running (Romney and Huntsman)

3 -- Gingrich wives

2 -- Gingrich divorces

190 -- Romney's personal wealth in millions, at least

10 -- Date of this month's New Hampshire primary

21 -- Date of this month's South Carolina primary

31 -- Date of this month's Florida primary

1 -- Candidate not competing in Iowa (Huntsman)

1 -- Candidate staking it all on New Hampshire (Huntsman)

25 -- Number of delegates to be awarded in Iowa caucuses

1,144 -- Number of delegates it takes to win GOP presidential nomination

6 -- Date of November's presidential election

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