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Ross Perot: American businessman
Henry Ross Perot was an American business magnate, billionaire, philanthropist, and politician. He was the founder and chief executive officer of Electronic Data Systems and Perot Systems. He ran an independent presidential campaign in 1992 and a third-party campaign in 1996, establishing the Reform Party in the latter election. Both campaigns were among the strongest presidential showings by a third party or independent candidate in US history.


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Remembering former presidential candidate Ross Perot

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Analysis: What's missing from the Ross Perot obituaries

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The unlikely candidacy of Mr. Perot in 1992 signaled the tremors beneath the political system that presaged the full-blown earthquake of 2016.
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Former presidential candidate Ross Perot's legacy on American politics

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Ross Perot: The 60 Minutes interview

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Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89

H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89 years old. (July..
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Ross Perot Dead at 89; Brash Billionaire Who Ran for President

Mr. Perot made a fortune in computer services, mounted bizarre paramilitary missions in Asia and was a strong third-party hopeful in the 1990s.
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Ross Perot, Texas billionaire and former presidential candidate, dies at 89

Ross Perot, the self-made billionaire whose two runs for president as an independent candidate shook up American politics, has died at age 89.
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U.S. billionaire Ross Perot, who shook up 1990s presidential politics, dead at 89

H. Ross Perot, the feisty Texas technology billionaire who rattled U.S. politics with two independent presidential campaigns in the 1990s that struck a chord with disgruntled voters, died on Tuesday at..
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