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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Greg Holyk
Yes, earnest talk and aggressive posturing have their charm. But fame and a name also resonate with voters. A new survey finds that Republicans who have some celebrity fanfare going for them lead the early-bird presidential polls.
"Huckabee, an ordained minister, does particularly well among evangelical white Protestants and strong conservatives, two customarily high-turnout groups in many GOP primaries and caucuses," he says. "He also does better among the party faithful — important in closed primaries — than among Republican-leaning independents, while Paul, like his father before him, has more strength among independents."
"Each of the current leaders has name recognition. Paul's father and Huckabee ran previously for their party's nomination," Mr. Holyk says, recalling the 2012 election when then Rep.