A new poll from CNN/Opinion Research Corp.
shows ex-Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee leading the field of potential Republican presidential candidates for 2012. Two-thirds of Republicans say they will likely support him in what would be his second straight presidential campaign.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (pictured)
, who also ran for president in 2008, placed second at 59 percent, followed by 54 percent for former House Speaker Newt Gingrich of Georgia and 49 percent for ex-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. The 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee has lost 18 percentage points of the support she held in December 2008, according to the survey.
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