1. 2012

    Cain, Romney, Gingrich Lead Poll

    ROCHESTER, MI - NOVEMBER 09:  (L-R) Former speaker of the house Newt Gingrich, former massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former ceo of godfather's pizza Herman Cain look on prior to a debate hosted by CNBC and the Michigan Republican Party at Oakland University on November 9, 2011 in Rochester, Michigan. The debate is the first meeting of the eight GOP presidential hopefuls since allegations of sexual impropriety have surfaced against front-runner Herman Cain.   (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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    The Republican candidate of the moment is ... Newt Gingrich? A new CBS poll finds that support for Gingrich has grown to 15 percent, the same level as Mitt Romney's. Herman Cain still leads, with 18 percent, but his support seems to be ebbing, especially among women and the Tea Party. Since late October, his support among women has gone from 28 percent to 15 percent, and his support among Tea Partiers has declined from 32 percent to 19 percent. Six in 10 Republican primary voters say the charges of sexual harassment against Cain make no difference to their vote, but 38 percent of women say they're less likely to support him because of the charges.

    Read it at CBS News