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Gingrich Leads First Two Post-SC Polls in FL

The momentum Gingrich had in South Carolina is already translating to momentum in Florida.

We already have two new polls out for the state of Florida, the next battleground in the Republican race, and they both show Newt Gingrich moving into a high-single-digit lead over Mitt Romney.  We will start with a new poll from Insider Advantage that was done for Newsmax.

PRESIDENT - FLORIDA - GOP PRIMARY (Insider Advantage)
Newt Gingrich 34%
Mitt Romney 26%
Ron Paul 13%
Rick Santorum 11%


The second poll out this morning comes from Scott Rasmussen and Rasmussen Reports that puts Newt Gingrich up by 9%.

PRESIDENT - FLORIDA - GOP PRIMARY (Rasmussen)
Newt Gingrich 41%
Mitt Romney 32%
Rick Santorum 11%
Ron Paul 8%

Both polls were done January 22nd, among 557 like primary voters for the Insider Advantage Poll (no margin of error given in article) and 750 likely primary voters for the Rasmussen poll (+/- 4% margin of error).

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Shawn January 24, 2012 at 10:49 PM
Why bother voting for Newt, Romney, Santorum or Obama when they are telling the voters what the voters want to hear yet have a proven record of "changing their stance" on the issues and never make good on their campaign promises? Tea Party? Give me a break! What a crock! The Tea Party supports the business as usual political crowd. The Tea Party is not the grass roots organization it started out as.
O.P. Ditch January 25, 2012 at 03:36 PM
The Tea Party is NOT going away: http://www.teapartypatriots.org/uncategorized/tea-party-patriots-sotu-response/
Shawn January 26, 2012 at 12:04 AM
The idea that started the Tea Party is NOT going away, but the current hijacked Tea Party that supports main stream "business as usual" candidates has lost it's mojo. The people of the United States of America on both the left and right sides of politics are awaking to the fact their respective political parties tell them what they want to hear to win elections, then once in office travel down a completely different political road of destructive agendas.
Shawn January 26, 2012 at 11:35 PM
"Newt was one of the first leaders to support the Tea Party" Newt will support anything if he thinks by saying so is what the audience want to hear.
Shawn January 26, 2012 at 11:39 PM
Some history about the new Tea Party: http://www.dailypaul.com/184934/the-tea-party-nations-sellout

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