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Follow the 2012 presidential candidacy of former Utah governor and US ambassador to China Jon Huntsman in our selection of audio clips and coverage.

Follow the 2012 presidential candidacy of former Utah governor and US ambassador to China Jon Huntsman in our selection of audio clips and coverage.
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Follow the 2012 presidential candidacy of former Utah governor and US ambassador to China Jon Huntsman in our selection of audio clips and coverage.

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Locke: China Is A Country Of Great Contrasts

1/18/2012
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Gary Locke is Washington's ambassador to Beijing. He took over the post after Jon Huntsman left to run for president. Locke is the first U.S. ambassador to China to have ancestral roots in that country. Ambassador Locke talks to Steve Inskeep about his impressions of China and its government.

Huntsman's 'Ticket To Ride' Ends In South Carolina

1/16/2012
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Jon Huntsman, the former ambassador to China who never connected with Republican primary voters, will withdraw Monday from the race for the presidential nomination, officials tell NPR. Huntsman is expected to endorse Mitt Romney, whom he believes is the best candidate to beat President Barack Obama in November.

GOP Candidates Turn Focus To S.C. Primary

1/11/2012
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GOP candidates Ron Paul, Jon Huntsman and Rick Santorum all show up in Columbia, S.C., for the next primary. For more, Audie Cornish talks to NPR's Brian Naylor.

Ron Paul Captures 2nd Place In N.H. Primary

1/11/2012
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As expected, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney won the New Hampshire primary. Texas Rep. Ron Paul clinched second place — ahead of former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman. Paul told a crowd of supporters that he was nibbling at the heels of the front-runner.

Romney Is 2 For 2 In GOP Nominating Contests

1/11/2012
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Mitt Romney's back-to-back wins give him powerful momentum heading into the next set of GOP contests. Ron Paul came in second in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary followed by Jon Huntsman. A week ago, Romney won the Iowa caucuses.

NPR Correspondents Discuss N.H. Primary

1/10/2012
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Audie Cornish and Melissa Block talk to NPR correspondents covering the New Hampshire primary. NPR's Don Gonyea is covering the campaign of former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum. NPR's Robert Smith is covering the campaign of Texas Rep. Ron Paul. NPR's Tovia Smith is covering the campaign of former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman. And NPR's Andrea Seabrook is covering the campaign of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.

Romney's Rivals Aim To Be Conservatives' Choice

1/10/2012
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Heading into the New Hampshire GOP presidential primary, Mitt Romney is ahead in the polls. But there's a race among Rick Santorum, Jon Huntsman, Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich, as they try to attract conservative voters in the state.

WSJ The News Hub A.M. Report, Dec. 14, 2011

12/14/2011
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Newt Gingrich tops the latest WSJ/NBC poll, but swing voters aren't totally on board; Jon Huntsman is going "all in" in New Hampshire; plus, a big price for a huge pearl ... and some one-handed Rubik's Cube solvers!

Huntsman Shows Off Mandarin Skills

10/25/2011
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Throughout the presidential campaign, we'll bring you moments from the candidates. Monday night, Jon Huntsman showed off his often mentioned, but seldom demonstrated, knowledge of the Mandarin language on the Colbert Report.

Before Politics, Huntsman Aspired To Rock Star Fame

10/11/2011
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Before GOP presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman served as governor of Utah, a corporate executive, and U.S. ambassador to China, he had another youthful calling: Huntsman was a rock 'n' roll musician in a band called Wizard. (All Things Considered)

Candidate Jon Huntsman

10/10/2011
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Former Utah Governor, US ambassador to China, now GOP presidential candidate makes case why he is the one to take on President Obama. (On Point)

Former Utah Governor Announces Run For Presidency

6/20/2011
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Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman throws his hat in the presidential ring Tuesday. (All Things Considered)