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Romney Wins Straw Poll

Mormon leads Pubs in Midwest

(Newser) - Mitt Romney has won the Iowa straw poll, widely regarded as a colander for presidential hopefuls, the Washington Post reports. Romney beat out a field of conservatives in the non-binding vote in Ames, but left-lilting frontrunner Rudy Giuliani had already bowed out of the race. More »

Romney May Go It Alone in Iowa Straw Poll

Other Republicans pulling out of summer pre-Caucus

(Newser) - Mitt Romney could have a distinct advantage in August's straw poll in Iowa: He could be only one showing up. ABC reports that with GOP frontrunners Giuliani and McCain passing on the Ames poll, the rest of the field may choose to conserve energy and funds, too. Even the media... More »

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