The Des Moines Register released a poll that looked at the Republican 2012 race and it found that a majority of those polled are likely to vote for Mitt Romney. The poll found Sarah Palin was the second top choice. Newt Gingrich was third. Governor Pawlenty has the highest name recognition among lesser known candidates. The poll found that Pawlenty is unknown by 53 percent of those polled.
Meanwhile, Pawlenty is in New York City today. He's scheduled to be on ABC's Good Morning America this morning. He was on The Daily Show last night. He's also in town to raise money for his federal PAC.
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