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Ron Paul gains ground, further stirring Republicans

Posted By admin On December 15, 2011 @ 4:48 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Daniel Trotta
Reuters [1]
December 15, 2011

Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul declared on Wednesday his campaign was “peaking at the right time” as polls show him closing in on the two perceived front-runners.

The libertarian congressman from Texas with a passionate core of followers complained that pundits were dismissing his longshot campaign prematurely and sounded optimistic about catching former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and former House of Representatives speaker Newt Gingrich.

All three and others are seeking to represent the Republicans and unseat Democratic President Barack Obama next November. The first of a series of Republican nominating contests is set for January 3 in Iowa.

“The momentum is building up and a lot of the candidates so far would come and go. They would shoot to the top and drop back rapidly. Ours has been very steady growth, then in this last week or two there has been a sudden extra growth,” Paul told reporters after meeting voters in Amherst, New Hampshire.

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[1] Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/12/14/us-usa-campaign-paul-idUSTRE7BD1TN20111214

[2] Ron Paul Gains Momentum In New Hampshire: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ron-paul-gains-momentum-in-new-hampshire.html

[3] Ron Paul Just 1 Point Behind Frontrunner Cain In Crucial Iowa Poll: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ron-paul-just-1-point-behind-frontrunner-cain-in-crucial-iowa-poll.html

[4] Ron Paul Sees Top-Two Iowa Finish: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ron-paul-sees-top-two-iowa-finish.html

[5] Niche Voters Giving Paul Momentum in Iowa Polls: http://www.prisonplanet.com/niche-voters-giving-paul-momentum-in-iowa-polls.html

[6] Ron Paul Raises $1m In South Carolina Money Bomb: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ron-paul-raises-1m-in-south-carolina-money-bomb.html

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