By Tom Quiner
Outsiders Donald Trump and Ben Carson continue to lead beltway insiders Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz in the RealClearPolitics (RCP) average for the Republican nomination.
In Iowa, here’s how they stack up:
In New Hampshire, things look at little different in the RCP average polling data:
This blog believes the race will come down to a Rubio/Cruz battle. However, Trump and Carson have demonstrated surprising staying power. If they perform well in Iowa and New Hampshire, anything is possible.