2012 elections: Candidate faux pas

Published: 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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At the second presidential debate, Gov. Mitt Romney tried to explain his attempt to consider more women for top positions in Massachusetts by saying organizations presented him with “binders full of women” -- and so a new Internet meme was born.Take a look at other notable missteps candidates and their campaigns have made during the 2012 election season.

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