Herman Cain Holds Steady in Polls

Jonathan Karl discusses a new ABC News-Washington Post poll.
1:58 | 11/04/11

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Let's get more on the political fought for Caine are new ABC news Washington Post poll out this morning shows that he's holding steady in the firestorm -- has -- basically tied. -- Mitt Romney the top of the pack Texas governor Rick Perry about ten points back and former house speaker Newt Gingrich moving up a bit he's not right behind -- Some other really -- by example Jon Karl is here to talk about them with -- -- let's look at the impact on -- first of all 55%. Republican primary voters say this is not a serious matter use these allegations surrounding -- And 69%. Are saying it doesn't affect his support for him at all pretty good news for -- absolutely -- -- fixing this polls conducted over four days and actually. As the week went on in -- handled the so badly not many people said actually the number of calling it serious got lower. And this is what we're -- we talked people in Iowa talk to his supporters but there's also another -- in this -- George. One in four Republicans said. The heat is a serious and makes them less and less likely to vote for Cain and this is all before. We hear from -- acute as we know that one of them wants to put out a statement today we're not sure yet about the other and that could go to the heart of whether or not he's telling the truth and that -- change. Actually there's all -- you know question on the more shoes to drop how's the -- -- -- deal with this and once the women -- public if they do come publicly could have an entirely different game but right now looks pretty good and it all comes against the backdrop of an incredibly volatile. Republican field another fine from the poll 69%. Say they could still change their mind. As we're just about two months away from the voting. There isn't -- amazing -- -- -- after a campaign we've seen Michelle Bachmann go up and down Rick Perry go up and down and now you -- -- in the latest. But what's actually here's the volatility is especially high among Romney supporters over 70%. Say they could change -- more so even though he's held pretty steady in the low twenties basically since the device for years if you're exactly. He can't go -- -- doesn't generally drop lower. Okay Jon Karl thanks very much.

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