UPDATE: Not so fast, Santorum! *sound of squealing brakes*
24.5% 24.6%, Romney wins by 8 votes
Rick Santorum: 24.5%
Newt Gingrich: 13.3%
Rick Perry: 10.3%
Michele Bachmann: 5.0%
Jon Huntsman: 0.6%
Herman Cain: 0% (58 votes)
Buddy Roemer: 0% (48 votes)
No Preference: 0.1%
squeaks out a slight win by 18 votes, acts like he’s won the nomination goes home thinking he’s won Iowa, will still declare victory no matter what; Romney diverts attention from the millions he spent to come in 2nd to Santorum by attacking Obama *yawn*, squeaks out a win to the tune of 8 votes (about the same as he did in 2008, the millions of $$ are definitely stinging), and does this bit of weirdness:
…Ron Paul feels somehow vindicated; Gingrich whines; Rick Perry returns to Texas for a nice nap before he gets out of this mess; and Michele Bachmann refuses to accept God’s answer to her prayers.
Overall, no real surprises. President Obama was the big winner of the evening, as expected.
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