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Arkansas’ Huckabee Moves From Second Tier to Second Place, Giuliani Slips to Third, Thompson Fades

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney remains far ahead of the rest of the Republican presidential field in Iowa, but the more interesting news is that Arkansas’ Mike Huckabee has advanced to second place now with 15% support, passing former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani at 11% and former Tennessee Senator Fred Thompson, who clocks in at 10% support. A previous Zogby poll on the Democratic side showed Hillary Clinton clinging to a tenuous lead, with 28% support, down from 30% in an August Zogby telephone poll. Barack Obama of Illinois, having made a serious campaign blitz of Iowa in recent months, is showing some progress at 25%