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Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) may be the new favorite to win the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses, according to a new PPP survey.

Could a 'surging' Ron Paul win Iowa?

A new poll has the libertarian icon nearly tied with Newt Gingrich in the Hawkeye State — and Paul's backers are far more committed than Newt's

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Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) is savaging GOP rival Newt Gingrich's shifting positions in a devastating new web ad that accuses the former House speaker of "serial hypocrisy."

Ron Paul's 'gleefully vicious' anti-Gingrich ad

The libertarian "purist" has no patience for Newt Gingrich's many flip-flops — and Paul is letting the whole world know it

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The "2012 Ron Paul Family Cookbook" sells for $8, which counts as a tax-deductible contribution to the Texas libertarian's presidential campaign.

Ron Paul's family cookbook: 'An unorthodox campaign tactic'?

Paul is pitching his cookbook as "the best campaign handout you will ever find," apparently trying to win Republicans' hearts through their stomachs

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Rep. Ron Paul's straw-poll wins are easily dismissed when, as some charge, he "packs the vote" with a disproportionate number of his supporters.

Ron Paul's straw poll wins: Why aren't they helping his campaign?

The Texas congressman leads the pack, again. But, judging by his other straw-poll victories, he shouldn't expect a big campaign boost

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Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) has controversially renewed his call to dismantle FEMA, just as the federal relief agency gears up to help those affected by Hurricane Irene.

Ron Paul's 'absurd' attack on FEMA

The maverick Republican presidential candidate bashes the federal relief agency as a killer storm hits. Ballsy or foolhardy?

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Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) has polled well recently and is raising lots of cash. Is it time to stop consigning him to the fringe?

Time to take Ron Paul seriously?

Though often dismissed, the Texas libertarian polls third in a new national poll — ahead of Michele Bachmann — and is raking in money like a top-tier candidate

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Jon Stewart's "The Daily Show" recently ran a segment called "How did libertarian Ron Paul become the 13th floor in a hotel?"

Why is the media ignoring Ron Paul?

The libertarian presidential candidate nearly beat Michele Bachmann in the Iowa straw poll, but the press barely saw fit to mention it

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Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) has migrated from fringe libertarian to mainstream Republican as more people heed his warnings of the dangers of debt and excessive spending.

Ron Paul: The outsider

The Texas libertarian may not win the GOP's 2012 presidential nomination, but his views have helped reshape the party

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At 75, Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) won't seek a 13th term in Congress as he makes a run for president.

Why Ron Paul isn't running for re-election: 4 theories

With the Texas libertarian opting out of another term in Congress, his 2012 presidential bid becomes an all-or-nothing gamble. What's he thinking?

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Supporters of Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) cheer for their favorite presidential candidate during the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans this weekend.

Why does Ron Paul keep winning GOP straw polls?

Mitt Romney and Michele Bachmann may have the buzz, but it's libertarian "gadfly" Ron Paul who keeps winning big conservative popularity contests

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Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) declared Friday that he's running for president, the libertarian's third run at the White House.

Does Ron Paul's unpopular bin Laden stance make him 'unelectable'?

The GOP presidential candidate says we should have worked with Pakistan to capture the al Qaeda leader, instead of going in alone and killing him

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Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) waits to announce his presidential exploratory committee Tuesday. This will be the libertarian's third White House bid.

Why is Ron Paul running again? 5 theories

The Texas libertarian is widely seen as a longshot candidate for the GOP's 2012 presidential nomination. So why is he preparing for another White House campaign?

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