Politics & Policy

Perry Still Leads


According to a poll conducted Friday – Sunday, Rick Perry is still the frontrunner, despite his widely-panned debate performance Thursday night.

Among Republicans and GOP-leaning independents, Perry commands 28 percent to Mitt Romney’s 21 percent in a new CNN/ORC poll. Newt Gingrich came in third with 10 percent support. Ron Paul, Sarah Palin, and Herman Cain all were backed by 7 percent. Michele Bachmann is at 4 percent, Rick Santorum 3 percent, and Jon Huntsman 1 percent.

Katrina TrinkoKatrina 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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