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.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry was in the hot seat over the name of his family's hunting range, which had come to be known as "N-head." Perry says his father turned the rock over and painted over the slur, but the Washington Post alleges the nickname "lingered."