New L.A. Times/Bloomberg poll upcomingIn a new national poll by the Associated Press/Yahoo News, Huckabee takes first place:
Mitt Romney may be left hoping that the results in Iowa have a minimal impact on voters in New Hampshire.
We won't reveal the precise numbers here; those will be available on our homepage later today (roughly 4 p.m. PST).
We can say this much: Among the Republican White House contenders, the poll found that Romney's best-laid plans for the Hawkeye State appear to have gone awry, derailed by Mike Huckabee.
Mike Huckabee 22Huckabee is still on top in the Rasmussen national poll:
Rudy Giuliani 21
John McCain 14
Mitt Romney 13
Fred Thompson 11
In November, Giuliani had 27 percent, Thompson 17 percent, McCain 15 percent, Romney 11 percent and Huckabee 9 percent.
About seven in 10 Huckabee supporters are evangelicals, roughly double Giuliani's percentage and triple Romney's.
With just a week to go until the Iowa caucuses, the Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll continues to show five Republican hopefuls in double digits nationally. In the race for the Republican Presidential Nomination, it’s Mike Huckabee at 20%, Rudy Giuliani 18%, John McCain 14%, Mitt Romney 13%, and Fred Thompson at 11%. Ron Paul currently attracts 5% of Likely Republican Primary voters nationwide.