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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-02-12 04:36 AM
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With 48 hours left, Romney eyes Iowa breakthrough
Source: Reuters (John Whitesides)

The Republican White House hopefuls launched a two-day dash to the finish in Iowa on Sunday, with front-runner Mitt Romney poised for a strong showing that could set him on the path to the nomination.

Romney holds a slight edge over rival Ron Paul in recent polls in Iowa, which holds the first contest in the state-by-state battle to pick a challenger to President Barack Obama in 2012. <snip>

Even a strong second-place showing in Iowa would be good news for the former Massachusetts governor. Paul could have trouble competing with him in later contests in New Hampshire, where Romney leads in polls, and in other states.

Romney, who spent millions in Iowa in 2008 only to lose to former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, did not campaign hard in the state until the last week.


Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/01/02/us-usa-campai...
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hermetic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-02-12 04:42 AM
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1. Mornin', dbt
Good to see ya.

(heads on down the hall to office)
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Betty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-02-12 03:16 PM
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2. I would love to see santorum
Edited on Mon Jan-02-12 03:16 PM by Betty
Win.. What a great upset that would be, being beat out by a really stupid religious whack job.
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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-02-12 08:22 PM
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3. How is Willard doing this evening? Thanks for the thread, dbt.
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