Tha January 3rd Iowa Caucuses provide the first opportunity for Republicans to vote for their nominee to face President Barack Obama next year, and right now Gingrich is up 33 percent to Romney’s 18 percent in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll. Ron Paul is tied with Romney — further driving home the point that Romney is having difficulty appealing to conservatives.
In South Carolina, the winner of the Palmetto State primary has gone on to win the nomination every cycle since 1980. Gingrich leads the state in a new Winthrop University poll 38 percent to 22 percent.
Bachmann bouncing back?
New Iowa polls today from the Washington Post/ABC series, PPP, and a South Carolina poll by Winthrop University show what has been pretty much accepted now in the Republican presidential primary — that Newt Gingrich has picked up considerable momentum for his nomination bid. Gingrich now has substantial leads in both states, the first and [...]