Rep. Ron Paul easily won a Republican presidential candidate straw poll Saturday at the conservative Values Voter Summit in Washington, while two of the most popular candidates in the race — Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — finished near the bottom.
Mr. Paul won with 37 percent of the vote, while businessman Herman Cain, who has been surging in the polls recently, finished in second with 23 percent. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum finished third with 16 percent. ....read the full story here.