At 7 p.m. tonight, Iowa voters will head to town halls and public buildings to register their support for Republican presidential candidates in the Iowa Caucuses. They'll listen to speeches and then cast a vote in a cookie tin or box, declaring their support for one of the seven GOP candidates seeking their support.
A new poll from Rasmussen Reports is standing conventional wisdom on its head. According to the poll, Tea Party aligned voters will support whomever the Republicans nominate, while establishment voters say if they don't get a candidate they like, they won't vote.
As Iowans prepare to head to the cacaus, some people are questioning just why this state that is the first in the nation to pass judgment on presidential candidates have never elected a woman to the state's most powerful positions.
The Republican presidential primary has taken a predictable path. A candidate rises and falls, only to be replaced by another, all in an effort to find a candidate Other Than Mitt Romney. Ron Paul is the latest to see his poll numbers climbing.
The Union-Leader of Manchester, N.H., endorsed Newt Gingrich in the GOP presidential primary, but conservative opinion blogger Jennifer Rubin of The Washington Post said conservatives are too fractured to challenge Mitt Romney.