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What history will apply to the 2012 election?

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Handicapping an election 19 months away seems relevant only to political junkies except for this: Expectations, as shrewd investors know, affect actions. The Republican presidential field might be more formidable if President Obama were less strongly favored. And over time, what Congress does will be shaped by the presidential campaign’s direction. Views of 2012 are …

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Trump Tops all GOP Contendors in CNN Poll

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In a shocking new CNN poll, Donald Trump finished tied for first with Mike Huckabee when asked the question: Which candidate you would be most likely to support for the Republican nomination for President in the year 2012? Trump 19% Huckabee 19% Palin 12% Gingrich 11% Romney 11% Paul 7% Bachmann 5% None 4% Someone …

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Neighborhood Research Poll Shows Iowans Still Undecided, but Trump Surging

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Neighborhood Research completed 319 surveys of Iowa Republicans likely voters. Three ballot tests were conducted. The first poll included all seventeen candidates who have had activity in Iowa. Not surprising at this date, the undecided category leads all candidates with 23.5% of the vote, followed by Mike Huckabee at 21%. Mitt Romney comes in third …

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No Clear Leader In National Poll

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The 2012 Republican nomination race is wide open with Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee are in a statistical tie while Sarah Palin, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul all put up competitive numbers. The poll is bad news for Tim Pawlenty and Haley Barbour who barley register a blip on the poll. Of course, these numbers …

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Huckabee Leads in National Poll; Gingrich Making Move

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Interviews with 1,023 adult Americans conducted by telephone by Opinion Research Corporation on March 11-13, 2011. The margin of sampling error for results based on the total sample is plus or minus 3 percentage points. Huckabee 19% Romney 18% Gingrich 14% Palin 12% Trump 10% Paul 8% Someone else 4% None/ No one 3% Pawlenty …

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The Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition Hosts Five Potential Candidates

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Five Republicans considering a 2012 presidential bid meet in Iowa Monday with many of the states social conservatives in Pella, Iowa. All five are still officially undeclared GOP candidates, each trying to feel out their potential prospects in Iowa. The collection of speakers marks the first event of its kind in the 2012 race with …

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Five Potential Presidential Candidates Kick Off Iowa Caucus Season

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ABC News’ Michael Falcone reports: At an event billed by Iowa’s Republican Gov. Terry Branstad as the “first significant event of the caucus season,” five 2012 GOP presidential hopefuls offered sweeping criticism of President Obama and delivered pitches for their own candidacies. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who began the exploratory phase of his campaign …

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Poll: Huckabee Leads Palin, Gingrich, Romney‎

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A recent poll of likely Iowa caucus goers showed 2008 Iowa caucus winner Mike Huckabee leading the way with 20 points. Polling company We Ask America showed Sarah Palin followed with 14 points. Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney registered with 13 points. A relatively new name in the mix was Donald Trump. He registered with …

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