Iowa Governor: Let's Kill Our Straw Poll

It's a political relic, says GOP's Terry Branstad

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 21, 2012 12:20 PM CST

(Newser) – The Iowa straw poll may be a political tradition for the GOP, but the state's own Republican governor thinks it should be retired. The Ames poll has "outlived its usefulness" except as a fundraiser for the party, Terry Branstad tells the Wall Street ...   Read full story »

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