Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, was the big winner in the presidential straw poll at last week's Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. Paul was picked by 31 percent of CPAC poll participants, followed by Mitt Romney with 22 percent, Sarah Palin with 7 percent and Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty with 6 percent. Nearly half of the attendees at this year's conference were college students, who provide a large base of support for the libertarian-leaning Paul. Conference attendees also gave President Obama a 98 percent disapproval rating.
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