Tom Tancredo
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Candidate status: Announced on December 20 that he was dropping out of race

Current job: U.S. representative from Colorado

Birth date: December 20, 1945; Denver, Colorado

Family: Married Jackie Tancredo; two children

Religion: Presbyterian

Education: University of Northern Colorado, B.A., 1968

Campaign Web site: www.teamtancredo.org
IN MILLIONS OF DOLLARS
Follow the money: Democrats | Republicans
Polls
Registered Republicans' choice for nominee in 2008:
Giuliani
24%
Huckabee
22%
Romney
16%
McCain
13%
Thompson
10%
Paul
6%
Hunter
2%
Tancredo
1%
Sampling error: +/-5 percentage points. Based on interviews with 377 registered Republicans. The CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll was conducted December 6-9, 2007.
Supporters
Some supporters, who may have also contributed to other candidates, include:
Ronald Robinson, head of the Young America's Foundation
Donated $1,000
Jacob Lentz, author, TV writer for shows such as "Jimmy Kimmel Live"
Donated $225
Michael Bushell, owner of BibleWorks, which makes software to interpret biblical texts
Gave $500
Robert Rawlings, publisher of Pueblo Chieftain newspaper
Donated $500
* Money figures are according to FEC
Advisers
Some of the top and notable advisers, according to the campaigns and/or media reports.
Bay Buchanan, senior adviser
A former treasurer of the United States who managed the presidential campaign of her brother Pat Buchanan.
Angela 'Bay' Buchanan
Phil Alexander, adviser
Direct mail fundraising for Pat Buchanan in 1996 and 2000.
Shelly Uscinski, New Hampshire adviser
A former Christian Coalition chairman of New Hampshire and 2000 Pat Buchanan campaign manager for New Hampshire.
Bill Salier, Iowa adviser
A 2002 U.S. Senate candidate in Iowa.
Tim Haley, campaign official
Political director, manager for Pat Buchanan's 2000 presidential campaign.
Tancredo on the Issues
Abortion
Opposes abortion rights.
Immigration
Supported strict House immigration overhaul legislation that did not provide a path to citizenship for some illegal immigrants. Voted to authorize construction of a 700-mile fence along the U.S.-Mexican border. Has supported a moratorium on legal immigration. Supports denying citizenship to American-born children of illegal immigrants.
Iraq
Voted for use of military force in Iraq. Voted against war spending bill that would have withdrawn most U.S. troops by March 2008. Expressed doubts whether Bush plan to send additional American troops to Iraq will help win the war against "radical Islam."
Same-sex marriage
Co-sponsored legislation that would ban same-sex marriage nationwide.
Social Security
Supports allowing younger workers to divert some Social Security payroll tax into private retirement accounts.
Taxes
Supported 2001 and 2003 Bush tax cuts. Supported extending tax cuts through 2010. Supports a national sales tax or a flat tax to replace the current tax code.
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