Person of the Year

TIME asked several prominent individuals whom they would choose for the 2007 Person of the Year. The nominations continue

George Allen

Former Republican Governor and Senator of Virginia; member of the Reagan Ranch Board of Governors

I think the most significant persons would be General David Petraeus and the magnificent men and women who serve in our armed forces. They know what is going on here when leaders say the war is lost or that they are terrorizing Iraqis. But these men and women keep doing their job in dangerous, precarious positions. They are making a positive difference in Iraq. They are protecting our country.

Nora Roberts

Prolific romance novelist of 178 titles; first inductee into the Romance Writers of...

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