(Republican presidential candidates former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney (L), former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) (second from L) and U.S. Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) look on as U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN) makes a point during the Republican Party presidential candidates debate at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, December 10, 2011. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes)