Paul's People: Iowa Edition

Paul's People: Iowa Edition

Paul's People: Iowa Edition

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
Jan. 2 2012 6:48 PM

Paul's People: Iowa Edition

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- This is one of many primary and caucus states where Ron Paul's massive, not-at-all-shrinking following will crowd rooms to hear him speak. In Iowa, though, the first state that's ever looked winnable for Paul, the mood is especially joyful.

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From Cedar Rapids, this was the scrum after Paul's speech.

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Still in Cedar Rapids, Chris Kelly shows me the shirt he made after Obama won.

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The palm card passed out at every event.

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The Webbs and Barnes, a Virginia-Iowa family, show their spirit. From left to right: Elizabeth Webb (22), Alex Webb (23), Mary Allen Barnes (84), Olivia Barnes (18). This and the remaining pics are from Cedar Falls.

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I'll give you a hint: Not Ted Nugent.

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Eric, who prefers not to use his last name and "take all the credit," shows off a production video for the personalizable RonPaulBrochure.com site he represents. Voters order their own fliers to mail out. "It's not hidden, like a Super PAC," he says. "It's very transparent."

David Weigel is a reporter for the Washington Post.