Tracking the GOP race to 2012

Republican political insiders are sharply divided on Sarah Palin; radio host Laura Ingraham is auctioning off the red jacket Palin wore on the cover of "Going Rogue," with proceeds going to two military and veterans support organizations; both Palin and Newt Gingrich praised President Obama's Nobel speech; Palin hit back at Al Gore for calling her a climate change "denier," denying that she denies it (she just think's it's not anthropogenic); Public Policy Polling shows Mike Huckabe trailing Obama by just one percentage point in a potential 2012 matchup; and in the same poll, 64 percent said they had no opinion of Tim Pawlenty.

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