Politics & Policy

Trump Currently Most Visible GOP Candidate

Over half of Americans can’t name a single GOP possible nominee, according to a Pew Research Center poll released yesterday.

Among Republicans, 39 percent report they hear the most about Donald Trump. Trailing Trump are Mitt Romney (12 percent), Sarah Palin (4 percent), Mike Huckabee (3 percent), and Newt Gingrich and Tim Pawlenty (both at 1 percent).

Katrina Trinko — Katrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...

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