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A Week After the Iowa Straw Poll, Giuliani Still on Top Followed by Thompson and Romney

It’s been just over a week since Mitt Romney won the straw poll in Ames, Iowa and Mike Huckabee came in second. At the time, Rasmussen Reports noted that if a straw poll with light turnout in Ames, Iowa really mattered, Huckabee could be the big winner. Both Romney and Huckabee did enjoy a modest blip in the Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for a couple of days. That blip has disappeared and it is impossible to detect any impact of the Iowa event in national polling data.

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