Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX)
Rep. Ron Paul is a Republican congressman from Texas. He was first elected in 1975 and retired from office in 1985. He returned to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1997.
Rep. Paul has twice run for president. He most recently ran for the Republican nomination in 2008. In 1988, he was the Libertarian Party candidate.
He started his professional career as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force, and later moved into the private sector as an obstetrician and gynecologist. He has delivered over 4000 babies in that capacity.
Rep. Paul graduated from Gettysburg College and the Duke University School of Medicine.