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March 7th, 2011
08:30 AM ET

2012 race takes shape as possible presidential hopefuls visit Iowa

While no one has officially entered the 2012 race yet, six potential presidential hopefuls will be in Iowa Monday in an attempt to gain the support of future caucus-goers.

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, businessman Herman Cain, Texas Rep. Ron Paul and former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer will all be in the Hawkeye State Monday, where the caucus is less than a year away. CNN Senior Political Analyst Ed Rollins and CNN Contributor John Avlon talk to American Morning's Kiran Chetry about the budding 2012 race and the possible presidential hopefuls.


Filed under: Elections • Politics • U.S.
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  1. Joe

    CNN gets points for reporting all 6 potential candidates...as opposed to MSNBC's omission of Congressman Ron Paul stating that 5 candidates will be attending

    March 7, 2011 at 2:34 pm |