Tracking the GOP race to 2012

Mike Huckabee says he's a "very serious" figure in the GOP; Sarah Palin's book tour will include a stop in Iowa, while Huckabee signed books there over the weekend; but Huckabee says there were no political motives behind the trip; Palin revisited her "death panels" critique of Democratic health care reform in a post on her Facebook page Saturday night; and Tim Pawlenty will be in Iowa this Saturday for an Iowa GOP fundraiser. 

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