Friday, March 9, 2012

Kansas caucuses: Ron Paul seeks breakthrough -

Kansas caucuses: Ron Paul seeks breakthrough - - John Hoeffel::

March 9. 2012 - "Hoping to improve on his third-place finish in the Kansas caucuses in 2008, Ron Paul was scheduled to make three campaign stops on Friday and planned to visit four caucuses on Saturday to deliver five-minute synopses of his libertarian agenda.

Citing the nation's wars, its struggling economy and its failing educational system, Paul told more than 400 sign-toting supporters in the state capital: 'These problems could be solved by just following the Constitution, and that is what we really need.'

Paul delivered his paean to limited government from the stage of the Topeka Performing Arts Center".... The Texas congressman, who has an organized campaign in Kansas, was introduced as 'the champion of the Constitution' by a supporter who urged: "We must stand up and be counted'....

Four years ago, Paul won 11% of the vote, finishing behind Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Ariz. Sen. John McCain, the eventual nominee. He won more than three times as many votes as the fourth place finisher, Mitt Romney, who is the GOP front-runner in the delegate count.

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