Politics & Policy

Cain, Paul Lead in Iowa

Results from an Iowa State University/Gazette/KCRG poll of registered Iowa voters (979 Republicans and 277 Independents): Herman Cain (24.5 percent), Ron Paul (20.4 percent), Mitt Romney (16.3 percent), Rick Perry (7.9 percent), Michele Bachmann (7.6 percent), Newt Gingrich (4.8 percent), Rick Santorum (4.7 percent), and Jon Huntsman (0.0 percent). 

The poll was conducted from Nov. 1 to Nov. 13th. 

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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