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This weekend's critical straw -- rich ads -- joins us live from Iowa with the latest and it's going to be showdown tonight you can certainly predict that -- what are we expect.
Well we can expect to hear a lot of what you just said right there it has been an awful lot in this campaign in Iowa about the economy about S and -- downgrade of US credit a number of other things market volatility.
It was an economic.
Election last time around -- 2008 we can very much expect that to be the case this time around 2012.
So we'll hear plenty about tonight eight different candidates.
To especially have spent an awful lot of time and an awful lot of money here in the state of -- -- and his former Minnesota governor and Minnesota congresswoman Michelle Bachmann.
We've been talking themselves up the last couple of days take a list.
I like being the underdog in these races we need results we need real leadership we need adult leadership we need to get things done that's what I'll provide I think that's what the country's ultimately gonna want.
I don't want to see China.
Get our jobs nothing against giant -- -- on it but I don't wanna see them get our jobs.
I want our jobs to stay in America you want jobs is to -- America let's have a lot more jobs in the United States of America.
So the national front runner who actually had to spent that much time and money here is former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney.
-- He won the 2007.
Straw poll that's an event.
That happens -- this weekend in here in Ames Iowa and basic take away from that -- -- Is that it's a signal if you win this -- finish in the top the signaled -- campaign donors who have thus far.
Really stayed on the sidelines here that you're viable candidate you have your campaign operation running well -- busted up folks in here to vote for you.
And so that's the real issue here these folks wanna start winning over voters but there's also this this idea out there that you need to get the campaign cash.
-- -- gets momentum in that process starts here.
-- tonight with the debate fees right in through the weekend we talk about the Strobl Iraqi.
A you're absolutely right rich and in terms of headlines -- pay attention -- a lot of the headlines of the debaters but there's also headlines.
That come from who is not debating -- were you watching who may not show up tonight.
And that's -- that's the other issue here and there are two candidates are kind of moving in the background here on Friday night.
Sarah Palin will be here not quite sure she's actually gonna go and throw her hat in the ring the other one is Texas governor Rick Perry has event South Carolina Saturday.
We're number of folks expected He is going to announce at least his intentions that He will be running for president and will be not necessarily the front runner.
But many of the political analysts watching this expecting to be in the upper Echelon of these candidates so Rick Perry is going to be here on Sunday night.
Taking attention away Sarah Palin and Rick Perry from the candidates who will be appearing in this debate this evening paktia.
Wow a lot of surprise factor is waiting in the wings thank you very much -- Jensen.
And you can watch -- 2012 GOP presidential debate tonight on Fox News.
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