The Republicans' race for third

Thompson, McCain, Giuliani and Paul are far behind but close together.

By Tim Grieve
January 4, 2008 7:23AM (UTC)
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If the network projections hold, with Mike Huckabee taking first and Mitt Romney second in Iowa, it's now a race for third. It couldn't be much closer than it is right now: With 41 percent of the precincts reporting, Fred Thompson, John McCain, Rudy Giuliani and Ron Paul are all within three percentage points of one another.

Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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