Mexican politician who has gained fame as the President of the National Regeneration Movement. He finished second in the national presidential election in 2012.
He first gained political fame when he became a the PRD candidate for the Governor of Tobasco.
He is often described as a populist and a nationalist.
He has been married to Beatris Gutierrez Muller in 2006.
He lost in the Mexican presidential election to Enrique Peña Nieto in 2012.