1. FAMILY MATTERS

    Huntsman Gets Aid From Dad's Group

    GOOSE CREEK, SC - DECEMBER 03:  Republican presidential candidate and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman speaks to Republican supporters at a breakfast event on December 3, 2011 in Goose Creek, South Carolina. Huntsman is planning to have a town hall meeting in New Hampshire next weekend instead of participating in the Iowa debate.  (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

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    A political-action committee called Our Destiny has been running ads for GOP candidate Jon Huntsman, "explaining" to voters that the reason he is not well known is because his campaign isn't flushed with cash. But the group is financed in part by Huntsman's billionaire father. The ads have been running frequently in New Hampshire, where Huntsman has staked his 2012 bid. Since the ads began running two weeks ago, his poll numbers have reached double digits, though he is still far behind Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich.

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