Presidential Candidates Make Frantic Final Push in Iowa
Carl Cameron reports from Ames, Iowa
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- Date Dec 30, 2011
Carl Cameron reports from Ames, Iowa
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With the Iowa caucus next Tuesday the candidates are taking off the gloves taking their best shots at their competitors.
And especially -- President Obama as the undecided have only a holiday weekend to choose their favorite.
Chief political correspondent Carl Cameron has the latest from the campaign -- 8 AM 36 degrees and raining as a -- -- Iowa caucus crowd of nearly a thousand cheered front runner Mitt Romney.
Do you want more to Barack Obama.
Do you -- promises of higher taxes.
Is it time to have a real change in Washington.
A rally cry from one of the GOP's brightest lights you don't do what you're supposed to do on Tuesday for Mitt Romney.
I will be back Jersey style people are we'll be back the other day -- Obama said that.
You know it could be worse we're -- -- the -- and at the right hit send and the wind because we care about America he's out there he.
He just finished his ninetieth round of golf if you can get.
Out here this cold and this weekend -- a little bit a rain coming down.
That you could -- -- out on Tuesday night and you can sure find a few people to bring with you.
The north easterners dismissed the idea that they can't win with heartland voters we believe in the same things they believe -- into the matter where you're from.
With the Mike over here and over there -- Africa Africa.
I was born in Michigan -- Michigan -- the midwestern guy at the -- with Ron Paul under withering attack from his rivals Rick santorum's gaining ground among social conservatives.
You looked every bit -- come from behind caucus surprised visiting -- Ames Iowa sports bar.
To cheer Iowa state of the pinstripe bowl against Rutgers.
I think -- we're doing very very well I don't I'm not making any predictions.
You know you when you're at 5% the -- two weeks before the caucus.
I don't think anyone have predicted -- be having this conversation right now except maybe me because I really did believe in the people of Iowa.
The latest poll gives Romney a tiny edge over Ron Paul within the margin of error.
Santorum's pulled in the third.
And Rick Perry's inching closer to overtaking Newt Gingrich.
And while the undecideds are still forced to be reckoned with the real clear politics average of recent polls shows the Romney Paul battle even.
Santorum and Gingrich tied with Perry on their heels santorum's got a new ad out to -- -- Spectrum concerned Rick Santorum is the rock solid values issues Perry's pounding Santorum for supporting earmarks.
But just yesterday once again.
His prolific -- barrel spending at a women for -- event the famously combative Gingrich got -- about his mom well.
And personal look -- you know Syria was so excited I get to everything we -- in this instance.
There it's sort of tip.
And if mr.
Gingrich needed a reason to wipe away the tears tonight he has an endorsement that certainly amounts to a political feather in his cap.
Iowa's influential conservative talk radio show host Steve bass just moments ago told Fox News that he will endorse Newt Gingrich.
It is a big boost for the ex speaker and will certainly resonate with conservatives if tears do continue to fall.
They may be around Michelle -- won't Bachmann.
For the first time potentially the winner of the Ames straw poll only a few months ago in Ames Iowa where we stand right now.
It's a distinct possibility that the Ames Iowa straw poll winner could actually come in dead last in Iowa's caucuses.
Jim Carl thanks for.