FRONT-RUNNER: Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney took the lead in the final pre-caucus Des Moines Register poll, garnering 24 percent of the vote. "I can't tell you who's going to win this thing, but I do believe I'm going to have a great deal of support," Mr. Romney said. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

FRONT-RUNNER: Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney took the lead in the final pre-caucus Des Moines Register poll, garnering 24 percent of the vote. "I can't tell you who's going to win this thing, but I do believe I'm going to have a great deal of support," Mr. Romney said. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)