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Herman Cain joined several other candidates to boycott the Nevada caucus because the state won't push the event back to accommodate earliest-primary-in-the-nation New Hampshire, reports Josh McElveen of WMUR in New Hampshire. We wrote earlier today that most candidates pulling out of Nevada stood to lose badly there anyway, and this way they can endear themselves to New Hampshire voters. Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, and Rick Perry have no plans to join the boycott, and Romney is very likely to win there. But Cain's move is interesting, given his recent success in polls. As The Daily Beast's McKay Coppins tweets, "Will he really pass up chance to bask in front-runner glow?"

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