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The 2012 Republican Nomination: Now a Close Three-Way Race (Cain in 1st, Milt, Newt tied for 2nd)
CBS News ^ | November 11, 2011

Posted on 11/11/2011 8:23:59 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

􀂃 In the Republican race for the presidential nomination, Newt Gingrich’s support continues to slowly grow, and he is now tied with Mitt Romney for second place, while Herman Cain just edges both of them out for the top spot. Both Cain and Romney have lost support since late October.

􀂃 61% of Republican primary voters say the sexual harassment accusations against Cain won’t make any difference in their vote, but 30% say the charges make them less likely to back him, and that rises to 38% among women. Cain has lost support among women since last month – from 28% in October to 15% now. He has lost ground with conservatives and Tea Party supporters as well.

􀂃 But the race could still change; seven in 10 Republican primary voters say it is still too early to say for sure which candidate they will support. The field of Republican candidates now has three candidates within striking distance of each other at the top of the list: with 18%, Herman Cain is in the top spot, followed by Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich with 15% each. Support for both Cain and Romney has declined since late last month, and....

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cain; collapse; gingrich; polls; prepare; romney; shtf; teotwawki

1 posted on 11/11/2011 8:24:01 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Next step: they're going to find a man who was sexually harassed by Cain.
2 posted on 11/11/2011 8:25:51 PM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Go Hermanator!


3 posted on 11/11/2011 8:26:55 PM PST by Empireoftheatom48 (5-4-3-...!)
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To: Steely Tom

Maybe Larry Sinclair has some free time. They might just listen to him if he was accusing a real black man who also happens to be a conservative.

Cindie


4 posted on 11/11/2011 8:27:36 PM PST by gardencatz (I'm lucky enough to live, walk & breathe among heroes! I am the mother of a US Marine!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Soon, Romney in the rearview mirror jockeying for a cabinet post. LOL!


5 posted on 11/11/2011 8:28:17 PM PST by writer33 (Mark Levin Is The Constitutional Engine Of Conservatism)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So now with Romney stagnate, Perry imploded, the GOP Establishment has decided to switch to Plan C. Newt Gingrich.

Watch for a whole lot of fluff from Fox News and the GOP bot media about Newt for the next 60 days.


6 posted on 11/11/2011 8:30:03 PM PST by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Herman Cain

born December 13, 1945 in Memphis, TN (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)

Parents were
Luther Cain Jr., born March 16, 1925 in TN, died March 29, 1982 in Atlanta, GA
Lenora Davis, born July 27, 1925 in GA, died August 20, 2005 in Atlanta, GA

Both parents were US Citizens at the time of his birth (Meets the Jus Sanguinis Requirement)

Herman Cain is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN

”Herman

Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama ISN'T!

Click on the cane, (Obama, You're Fired.)

7 posted on 11/11/2011 8:31:50 PM PST by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: writer33

Make him Secretary of Energy, then eliminate it!!


8 posted on 11/11/2011 8:32:07 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

One ties him, the other one beats him. Romney’s getting his hair mussed good.
At least nobody has strapped him to the roof of a car!


9 posted on 11/11/2011 8:32:16 PM PST by Lady Lucky
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ouch! LOL!


10 posted on 11/11/2011 8:33:51 PM PST by writer33 (Mark Levin Is The Constitutional Engine Of Conservatism)
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To: gardencatz
Maybe Larry Sinclair has some free time. They might just listen to him if he was accusing a real black man who also happens to be a conservative.

Oh man, can you imagine?

The reaction would be some different, you can bet on it.

11 posted on 11/11/2011 8:34:23 PM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I'm quite happy with the GOP field as it is -- except for Robomney. He is the only one that I find completely unacceptable. Heck, I'd even vote for Crazy Uncle Ron in the general if it came down to it.

It will be a happy day when Robomney drops out.
12 posted on 11/11/2011 8:34:53 PM PST by Antoninus (Take the pledge: I will not vote for Mitt Romney under any circumstances. EVER.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, as long as MILT is tied for second place with Newt, I feel ok. I just didn’t want that Rino MITT anywhere near the nomination.


13 posted on 11/11/2011 8:40:28 PM PST by Reddy (B.O. stinks)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
seven in 10 Republican primary voters say it is still too early to say for sure which candidate they will support.

This is huge. It's why Cain has more up-side than the others. The others are known names. Cain is fresh meat. Cain has a chance to make a first impression -- good or bad.

If We The People decide Cain is our guy, then we need to get out there and knock on doors to introduce Cain to these 70% of Republican primary voters, so that when they see the name Herman Cain on their ballot, they know who he is and what he stands for.

Most people vote by name recognition, not by politics. That's why yard signs and bumper stickers are important advertising.

14 posted on 11/11/2011 8:41:53 PM PST by BagCamAddict (If Perry had been asked about the Cain 999 plan, he would have said: 9, 9, .......what?)
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To: Reddy

15 posted on 11/11/2011 8:43:28 PM PST by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Lady Lucky

Yeah, let’s not forget that Romney strapped his dog (in a crate) to the roof of the car for an 8-hour trip on their family vacation.

I won’t vote for anyone who doesn’t treat animals well.


16 posted on 11/11/2011 8:43:46 PM PST by BagCamAddict (If Perry had been asked about the Cain 999 plan, he would have said: 9, 9, .......what?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"61% of Republican primary voters say the sexual harassment accusations against Cain won’t make any difference in their vote, but 30% say the charges make them less likely to back him, and that rises to 38% among women. Cain has lost support among women since last month – from 28% in October to 15% now. He has lost ground with conservatives and Tea Party supporters as well."

"Investigator: Herman Cain innocent of sexual advances"

Hope there's time to get the truth out. Voice analysis proves Herman Cain is innocent.

17 posted on 11/11/2011 8:46:54 PM PST by GloriaJane (Pro Choice = Pro Death - Pro Life = Pro LIFE!)
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To: MNJohnnie

It has already begun! FOX News is slobbering all over Newt tonight - at least from what I have listened to...


18 posted on 11/11/2011 8:51:36 PM PST by lyby ("Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe." ~ Galileo Galilei)
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To: MNJohnnie

“Watch for a whole lot of fluff from Fox News and the GOP bot media about Newt for the next 60 days.”

I doubt it, but I sure hope you’re right. :>))


19 posted on 11/11/2011 9:08:53 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~... Newt/Cain 2012..."Save a pretzel for the gas jets.")
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To: MNJohnnie
So now with Romney stagnate, Perry imploded, the GOP Establishment has decided to switch to Plan C. Newt Gingrich.

Watch for a whole lot of fluff from Fox News and the GOP bot media about Newt for the next 60 days.


You are completely pulling that out of your backside. I could just as easily say the media wants Cain to be the nominee because they know they would own him in the general election.
20 posted on 11/11/2011 9:29:30 PM PST by GLDNGUN
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To: GLDNGUN

something i’ve noticed..when cain lawyered up this story pretty much died instantly


21 posted on 11/11/2011 9:33:16 PM PST by jneesy (dont let the lsm win, support Herman Cain)
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To: jneesy

It’s not just that he “lawyered up” but who he chose as his lawyer.


22 posted on 11/11/2011 9:37:42 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: jneesy

When it was announced that somehow all 5 bimbos were going to do a presser (per Drudge) wreaked of conspiracy. Most Americans aren’t stupid. You just don’t coordinate something that quick without some pre-planning.


23 posted on 11/11/2011 9:38:25 PM PST by catfish1957 (A politican with a heart usually means they have one hand in our pocketbooks!!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
With all the left and other assorted dirtbags have been throwing at him Cain still leads.

Go Herman!


24 posted on 11/11/2011 9:41:21 PM PST by South40 (To Tear Down Herman Cain is to aid Mitt Romney & the Marxist Kenyan)
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To: BagCamAddict
This is huge. It's why Cain has more up-side than the others.

Wrong. It's the other way around. Newt's support is much stronger than any other candidate, while Cain's support is not. Cain's supporters are more likely to jump ship than Newt's, and when they jump...guess where they are going...the guy he shared the stage with and complemented so well in that recent debate. The guy Cain kept deferring to when he got a difficult question.
25 posted on 11/11/2011 9:42:37 PM PST by GLDNGUN
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To: lyby
It has already begun! FOX News is slobbering all over Newt tonight - at least from what I have listened to...

Really? Was Sarah Palin on again telling us that Newt won the debate and would wipe the floor with Obama in a 1-on-1 debate?
26 posted on 11/11/2011 9:44:02 PM PST by GLDNGUN
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To: BagCamAddict
I won’t vote for anyone who doesn’t treat animals well.

I'm with you there my FRiend. Romney is a creep for many reasons that is but one.

Romney built a special windshield for the carrier, "to make the ride more comfortable for the dog"

27 posted on 11/11/2011 9:47:15 PM PST by South40 (To Tear Down Herman Cain is to aid Mitt Romney & the Marxist Kenyan)
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To: GLDNGUN

yeh, its only the ‘establishment’ that wants Gingrich and nobody else.

Wow, didn’t know all those voters including me are now the ‘establishment’.

Wait till I tell my family that we are now the ‘establishment’.

give me a break.


28 posted on 11/11/2011 9:53:03 PM PST by Hammerhead
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To: ASA Vet

It is my understanding that Mrs. Cain, like Mrs. Colin Powell, is a strong Democrat. Is this true?


29 posted on 11/11/2011 10:07:19 PM PST by Theodore R.
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To: Reddy

Mittens is so strong with the establishment that he can finish second and still be the nominee. Surely there is a way to manipulate such a scenario among uninformed voters.


30 posted on 11/11/2011 10:10:30 PM PST by Theodore R.
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To: Theodore R.

Laura W. Bush was Democrat prior to her marriage into the dynasty. She still hinted that she favored Obama in 2008, as did one of the daughters.


31 posted on 11/11/2011 10:11:47 PM PST by Theodore R.
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32 posted on 11/11/2011 10:14:45 PM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC BY DONATING NOW! Sarah's New Ping List - tell me if you want on it.)
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To: Theodore R.

What a dumbassed family.I wonder if she still “feels” that way.She certainly doesnt “think”.


33 posted on 11/11/2011 10:21:03 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Theodore R.
Ronald Reagan was a Democrat before he saw the light. So what?
34 posted on 11/11/2011 10:28:40 PM PST by Buffalo Head (Illigitimi non carborundum)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Cain reminds me of the Grandfather hero that I always wanted to have. Somebody to be there for you in your hour of need. Somebody to encourage you to overcome life’s adversities by telling you to get up off the floor when you have fallen down. Somebody to make you believe that there is honor in looking to God, your family, your nation, and yourself. This is how future President-elect Herman Cain inspires me.


35 posted on 11/11/2011 11:21:47 PM PST by JohnBrownUSA (Don't Tread On America!)
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I like the way Herman Cain reaches out to the people. For instance, he was asked to phone in for an interview by a talk show host at a small, only 10,000 watts radio station, in liberal NY, and spent a good amount of time on the interview, and he was REALLY good!


36 posted on 11/12/2011 12:59:22 AM PST by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Over at Intrade, the clear winner of the last 2 days of debates has been Gingrich.

(Unless you count Ron Paul, whose price has doubled for some reason.)


37 posted on 11/12/2011 2:30:00 AM PST by Kevmo (When a thing is owned by everybody nobody gives value to it. Communism taught us this. ~A. Rossi)
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To: Steely Tom
They are all blondes so far, Cain married a Black women. If He had married a White Blonde ... Cain is also a successful smart guy, these broads are typical Buffalo queens, fake tans,big fake hair, over whitened teeth, cheap cosmetic jewelry, a plastic smile and usually too much perfume. Over bearing, no real degree, they know everything and like the Chickie from Chicago, have financial problems.
Successful guys know to step around and keep moving when one of these lot lizards come slithering around.
38 posted on 11/12/2011 5:47:45 AM PST by reefdiver ("Let His day's be few And another takes His office")
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To: jneesy
something i’ve noticed..when cain lawyered up this story pretty much died instantly

The complete silence is quite telling! : )

39 posted on 11/12/2011 9:23:14 AM PST by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: catfish1957

bttt


40 posted on 11/12/2011 4:38:57 PM PST by catfish1957 (Save a Pretzel for the Gas Jets!!!)
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