Rudy Giuliani

Candidate status: Dropped out January 30, 2008
Filed a statement of candidacy with the FEC on February 5, 2007

States won: None

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Current job: Lawyer and consultant

Birth date: May 28, 1944, Brooklyn, New York

Family: Married Judith "Judi" Nathan (2003-present); Donna Hanover (1984-2002, divorced); Regina Peruggi (1968-1982, annulment). Children: stepdaughter Whitney (1986); Caroline (1989); Andrew (1986)

Religion: Roman Catholic

Education: Manhattan College, A.B., 1965; New York University Law School, J.D., 1968

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In Their Own Words

We can determine America's future. After all, that's what an election is all about. So let's decide for optimism, not pessimism; for hope, not despair; for strength, not weakness; for victory, not defeat.
-- from speech on December 15, 2007
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Some supporters, who may have also contributed to other candidates, include:
Steve Forbes, billionaire publisher
Has endorsed Giuliani
Steve Forbes
Melissa Gilbert, actress
Donated $4,600
Kelsey Grammer, "Frasier" actor
Donated $2,100
Kelsey Grammer
Tom Hicks, owner of Texas Rangers team
Participated in Dallas, Texas, fundraiser, donated $4,600
Tom Hicks
Carl Icahn, Wall Street heavyweight
Donated $2,100
Carl Icahn
Adam Sandler, actor
Donated $2,100
Adam Sandler
Tony Sirico, actor
Donated $1,000
James Tisch, Loews Company chief executive
Donated $2,100
Charles Wang, Computer Associates founder
Donated $4,200
Charles Wang
* Money figures are according to FEC
Some of the top and notable advisers, according to the campaigns and/or media reports.
Tony Carbonetti, chief political adviser
Longtime confidante who served as Giuliani's chief-of-staff in the mayors' office, worked on Giuliani's first mayoral campaign and is a founding partner and managing director of Giuliani Partners.
Mike DuHaime, campaign manager
Former Republican National Committee political director, Northeast regional political director for President Bush's 2004 re-election campaign.
Mike DuHaime
Pat Oxford, chairman
Managing partner for Bracewell & Giuliani, served on the Board of Regents of the University of Texas.
Katie Levinson, communications director
Communications director for California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, former director of White House television operations.
Katie Levinson
Dr. Mark Campbell, political director
Principal in Campbell & Campbell Campaigns Inc., past clients include President George W. Bush, former President George H. W. Bush, Republican National Committee, National Republican Congressional Committee and several GOP candidates.
Chris Henick, senior adviser
Former senior political official at the Republican National Committee and White House.
Chris Henick
Theodore Olson, justice advisory committee chair
Ex-U.S. solicitor general, argued on Bush's behalf regarding 2000 Florida vote tallies
Theodore Olson
* Special Notes
• Delegate counts represent CNN's most recent estimate for each candidate. For Democrats, the figures include pledged delegates and superdelegates. For Republicans, the figures include pledged delegates and unpledged RNC member delegates. There are currently 4,234 total delegates to the Democratic National Convention, including 3,409 pledged delegates and 825 superdelegates. The total number of delegate votes needed to win the nomination is 2,118. There are currently 2,380 total delegates to the Republican National Convention, including 1,917 pledged delegates and 463 unpledged delegates. The total number of delegate votes needed to win the nomination is 1,191. More about the delegate selection process
• Needed to Win: This refers to the total number of delegate votes needed by a candidate to win the party's nomination.
• States won: This refers to CNN's projected winner for each race until a final result has been determined. How CNN projects winners
Rudy Giuliani Fundraising
TOTAL as of 12/31/2007
Raised: $61,645,421
Spent: $48,868,609
Cash-on-Hand: $12,776,812
provided by FEC
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Giuliani on the Issues
Supports abortion rights.
Supports providing a path to citizenship for some illegal immigrants, but not ahead of those in the system legally. Says that illegal immigrants must pay back-taxes, penalties and learn English and American history before gaining citizenship. Supports a high-tech fence at the U.S.-Mexican border. Supports short-term use of the National Guard to help secure the U.S.-Mexican border and long-term increases in border patrol personnel. Supports creating a tamper-resistant identification system to verify legal status.
Opposes setting timetable for troop withdrawal. Supported Bush plan to send additional American troops to Iraq. Opposes congressional resolutions criticizing troop increase. Says failure in Iraq will lead to a broader regional conflict.
Same-sex marriage
Says marriage should be defined as between a man and a woman, but supports domestic partnerships and legal benefits for same-sex couples.
Social Security
Supports private retirement accounts as a part of Social Security, but not at the expense of guaranteed benefits.
Supports Bush tax cuts.
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