Rick Perry leads in another poll
August 31st, 2011
07:38 AM ET
3 years ago

Rick Perry leads in another poll

(CNN) - Rick Perry led the pack of Republican presidential candidates among Republican and Republican leaning voters in another national survey released Wednesday.

The Quinnipiac University poll showed the Texas Gov. and newcomer to the 2012 race with 24 percent, followed by former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney with 18 percent, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin with 11 percent, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann with ten percent and Texas Rep. Ron Paul with nine percent. The remaining candidates received five percent or below.
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POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Wednesday, August 31, 2011
August 31st, 2011
04:19 AM ET
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POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: Wednesday, August 31, 2011

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Federal Reserve policymakers debated the possibility of additional stimulus to jumpstart a stumbling U.S. economy at their most recent meeting on Aug. 9.The Fed said some members argued that such purchases would drive down interest rates further and was the proper response to the growing signs of economic weakness. At least three members argued for immediately pumping more money into the economy.

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