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Poll: Huckabee leads GOP pack in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Presidential hopefuls Mike Huckabee and Barack Obama widened their leads over rivals among likely caucus-goers in Iowa, a new poll shows.

Iowa caucus goers back Obama, Huckabee

DES MOINES, Iowa, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Mike Huckabee are the leading presidential contenders among Iowans set to attend the state's caucuses, a poll indicates.

GOP candidates play rough in debate

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- The Republican presidential debate in Florida Wednesday night at times was more of a GOP smackdown.

Giuliani seen as electable by Fla. GOP

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Rudy Giuliani's pro-abortion rights position appears to be helping him with Florida Republicans, a new poll for CNN finds.

'Fredsgiving' turns out to be a turkey

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- An unauthorized online campaign to raise funds for U.S. Republican presidential contender Fred Thompson -- "Fredsgiving Day" -- has apparently come a cropper.

Clinton comes out on top of Gallup poll

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- A new Gallup presidential poll sees Sen. Hillary Clinton with a slight, but not statistically significant, lead over the possible Republican candidates.

Thompson outlines tax proposal

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Republican Fred Thompson said Sunday if he is elected U.S. president he would fight attempts to roll back tax cuts and would push for an optional tax plan.

Latest poll shows Huckabee surging in Iowa

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- The latest Washington Post-ABC News poll showed former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee vying for the lead in the Iowa Republican caucuses.

Man charged with claiming to be lawyer

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- A Florida man has been charged with misrepresenting himself as a lawyer, using his charm and connections to win real clients.

Religious right seen split on '08 race

LYNCHBURG, Va., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Christian political conservatives, who have formed a major voting bloc in recent decades, appear divided on whom to support for U.S. president in 2008.

Huckabee defends record

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- GOP presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee, now polling strongly in Iowa despite limited resources, Sunday defended his record on taxes, abortion and ethics.

Giuliani increases effort in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Rudy Giuliani's Republican presidential campaign has begun a quiet push in Iowa less than two months before the Jan. 3 caucuses.

Clinton, Giuliani lead in Fla. poll

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., Democratic presidential hopeful and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani leads Republicans pack, an Orlando Sentinel poll found.

Attacks on Clinton galvanize opponents

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Democratic and Republican rivals have been sharpening attacks against front-runner Sen. Hillary Clinton, N.Y., as the primary season draws closer.

Huckabee, Paul discount front-runners

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Presidential hopefuls Mike Huckabee and Ron Paul said Sunday their recent polling and fundraising success shows voters are not sold on GOP front-runners.

GOP front-runners switch course on debate

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The leading Republican U.S. presidential contenders have agreed to participate in a debate targeted at Hispanics after turning it down earlier.

Iowa caucuses could launch Huckabee

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Iowans could make Republican presidential primary hopeful Mike Huckabee a real contender when the state holds its first-in-the nation caucuses next year.

Clinton, Giuliani keep double-digit leads

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- A national poll shows Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., and Republican ex-New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani lead their parties for the 2008 presidential nomination.

No solidarity in Bush family race picks

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Neither the current nor former U.S. President George Bush is advocating any Republican candidate for president, but their family members have diverse picks.

Poll: Clinton maintains comfortable lead

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- A new poll suggested Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., is the top choice of 44 percent of Democrats surveyed about the party's nomination for president.

Report: Giuliani could help GOP ticket

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Some U.S. House Republicans see GOP presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani as their best hope for winning back the majority in 2008, a report says.

Poll: U.S. Republican race wide open

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- There is no clearly defined front-runner in the U.S. Republican presidential race, a Washington Post-ABC News poll published Monday indicated.

Thompson comes down soft on Musharraf

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Fred Thompson, a Republican presidential hopeful, Sunday cautiously defended the seizure of emergency power by Pakistan's president.

Pew poll: Clinton tops Giuliani

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., tops former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani in a hypothetical U.S. presidential election, a new poll indicates.

Media faulted for primary coverage

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. media isn't doing a particularly good job of covering the presidential primary campaigns, according to a new study of election coverage.
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