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Gallup: Gingrich, Romney Only 'Acceptable' Nominees for GOP Voters

4:17 PM, Dec 5, 2011 • By MICHAEL WARREN
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A new poll from Gallup today finds that a majority of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents find Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney "acceptable" nominees for the GOP. For Gingrich, 62 percent of those polled said the former House speaker was an acceptable Republican nominee, while 54 percent said the same for Romney. The remaining six Republicans, including former candidate Herman Cain, were deemed "not acceptable" candidates for the party's nomination.

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Gallup also finds that a majority of self-identified conservatives surveyed believe only Gingrich and Romney are acceptable (68 percent and 55 percent respectively). 

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