2012 Presidential Election
8:25 pm
Sat December 31, 2011

Romney & Paul Neck and Neck

Texas Congressman Ron Paul's continues to run in a virtual tie with Mitt Romney, according to a Des Moines Register poll released Saturday night.
Photo by Gage Skidmore/Texas Tribune

With the Iowa Republican presidential caucuses four days away, a new Des Moines Register poll show a razor-thin margin between former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney and Texas Congressman Ron Paul.

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2012 Presidential Election
12:36 pm
Wed December 28, 2011

New Paul Ad Hits "Washington Machine"

In a tough new ad, Iowa caucus frontrunner-of-the-moment Ron Paul takes out after the "Washington machine," "serial hypocrite" Newt Gingrich and "flip-flopper" Mitt Romney.

6:05 am
Tue December 27, 2011

Top Morning Stories 12/27/11: Final Stretch in Iowa, AFD Searching for Arson Suspect

Gov. Rick Perry resumes his bus tour of Iowa this week. He's hoping to change the minds of more Hawkeye State Republicans. The Iowa caucuses, the first test of the 2012 GOP presidential nominating process, are a week from today.
Photo by Ben Philpott/KUT News.

The Final Stretch in Iowa

There's just one week to go until the Iowa Republican presidential caucuses. An average of recent polls shows Texas Congressman Ron Paul leading the field of GOP candidates in Iowa. Governor Rick Perry comes in at fourth place. Perry will continue trying to win over voters, as he resumes his bus tour of Iowa this week.

Perry Dominates Most-Read Trib Stories

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2012 Presidential Election
10:32 am
Tue December 20, 2011

Ron Paul's Iowa Surge Brings Mixed Reaction

Texas Congressman Ron Paul taking the stage at a Florida debate in September. Two new polls have Paul leading the Republican presidential pack two weeks before the Iowa GOP caucuses.
Photo by Ben Philpott/KUT News

The two most recent polls on the Iowa Caucuses have Texas Congressman Ron Paul winning the 1st GOP nominating contest.

Not doing well, but still behind. Not getting set to play a spoiler role. Winning.

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