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|Born||December 13, 1945
|Occupation||American businessman, politician, Baptist minister|
Herman Cain (born December 13, 1945) is an American businessman, politician and Baptist minister. Cain is African-American and is from Memphis. He ran several businesses owned by Pillsbury, such as Burger King and Godfather's Pizza, which he ran from 1986 to 1996. He was also head of the Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City, Missouri. In 1994, Cain stepped into politics when he said that President Clinton's health care plan was bad for business. Some people credit him with stopping Clinton's health care plan. He unsuccessfully ran for president in the 2000 united states presidential election. Cain then ran for the U.S. Senate in Georgia in 2004, but he lost. In 2011, Cain was going to run for President of the United States in the 2012 Republican primaries. Cain won a couple of the Republican straw polls. In December 2011, Cain left the Presidential race. This was because several women accused him of sexual harassment.