Focus Group results

CNN is taking the temperature of South Carolina Republican voters in a focus group throughout the evening. Rep. Ron Paul’s long lecture of a post-election speech on his substantive issues of reforming monetary policy and his theory of liberty tracked surprisingly well with the focus group.

Looking forward to the South Carolina primary, something to watch will be how Paul’s momentum (a powerful force among independents and youth in New Hampshire) will play out in the South.

Categories: New Hampshire

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Paul Edwards

Prior to joining the Deseret News, Paul Edwards was executive vice president and provost of Southern Virginia University, president and distinguished scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, and taught political science at Brigham Young University. Edwards received his law degree and Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley where he was articles editor for the California Law Review. He served as a judicial law clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals. His scholarship has focused on economic development, the regulation of campaigns and elections, the regulation of higher education, and corporate governance.

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