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First Read: Paul wins yet another straw poll

Congressman Ron Paul won yet another straw poll today, receiving an astounding 82% of the Iowan-only vote at National Federation of Republican Assemblies first ever-presidential straw poll. The Paul campaign has showed a tendency to make an effort above and beyond other ca … Full story

Herman Cain skips early primaries for book tour

   Can Herman Cain shake up the Republican race? Charlie Mahtesian, National Politics editor for Politico takes a look at the latest straw poll results.

First Read: Ron Paul wins Values Voter straw poll

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Paul wins Values Voters straw poll, Cain in 2nd

Rep. Ron Paul of Texas is the top presidential pick of the thousands of social conservatives who are meeting this weekend, winning 37 percent in a non-binding straw poll. Full story

A triumph for Jon Huntsman

   Sideshow: Ironically, the GOP candidate won the straw poll conducted by the progressive group, Take Back the American Dream Conference.

First Read: Cain wins another straw poll

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The Last Word: Top 10 Florida straw poll lessons

First Read: Bachmann dismisses last-place finish in Florida straw poll

First Read: 2012: Perry falls short in FL and MI straw polls

First Read: How Saturday's FL straw poll differs from Ames

First Read: 2012: Paul, Perry top CA GOP straw poll

Ron Paul wins GOP Calif. straw poll

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  Perry revamps campaign

Even as some supporters worry that a widely panned debate performance and a deflating straw poll loss have hurt Rick Perry, top aides insist his only pivot will be a more aggressive campaign. Politico’s Jonathan Martin discusses.

  Another way of saying "straw polls"

Rachel Maddow points out the meaninglessness of state straw poll results.

  Dissatisfaction with the GOP

Former pizza magnate Herman Cain's surprising victory in the Florida straw poll this set off a new round of calls for somebody else to enter the Republican primary race. Adam Smith, political editor for the St. Petersburg Times, joins The Last Word with analysis.

  GOP Playing Field:

Chuck talks to Stu Rothenberg, editor of the Rothenberg Political Report, and Charlie Cook, editor of the Cook Report, about the GOP presidential playing field after the latest Straw Poll results out of Florida.

  Cain: Straw poll win ‘not a protest vote’

Presidential hopeful Herman Cain scored a surprising win over frontrunner Rick Perry at Florida’s Republican straw poll, but many say his win was a protest vote to express a lack of confidence in the GOP field. Cain talks to TODAY’s Ann Curry and defends his victory.

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This combo of file photos shows the candidates on the ballot for the Aug. 13, 2011 Republican straw poll in Iowa. The candidates are, top row from left: Michelle Bachmann, Herman Cain and Newt Gingrich; middle row from left: Jon Huntsman, Thaddeus McCotter and Ron Paul; and bottom row from left: Tim