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November 17, 2011 6:46 PM

Libertarian-leaning Paul near top in Iowa but mystifies mainstream politicians

For weeks, it was the other Texan who was shaking things up as a front-runner in the Republican presidential race. Now, while Gov. Rick Perry struggles to reverse his plunge in the polls, Rep. Ron Paul is the Texan on the march after pushing his way into the top tier of candidates for the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses.

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