Kansas City Star - Commentary: Rick Perry, Ron Paul and a Tea Party. Paul's Supporters Organized the First Tea PartySubmitted by rp311 on Sat, 08/27/2011 - 12:18
So much for that predicted epidemic of "Texan fatigue."
Gov. Rick Perry leads by double digits in the campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, according to one poll due today. But that's not the most surprising news.
U.S. Rep. Ron Paul has tripled his support in Iowa since the 2008 election and has pulled into contention nationally alongside Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann, based on the Iowa straw poll and a new Gallup Poll.