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White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyes Iowa breakthrough

Republican candidates will contest polls this week to pick challenger to president Obama in 2012

White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyes Iowa breakthrough
Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign stop on January 1, 2012 in Council Bluffs, Iowa (Getty Images)
White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyes Iowa breakthrough
With two days before the Iowa caucuses, Mitt Romney is continuing his bus tour through Iowa (Getty Images)
White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyes Iowa breakthrough
Republican presidential hopeful and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney (L) embraces his wife Ann Romney (Getty Images)
White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyes Iowa breakthrough
Volunteer Ken Brolin calls Iowans from Newt Gingrich's Iowa headquarters on Jan 1, 2012 (Getty Images)
White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyes Iowa breakthrough
Volunteers work at Newt Gingrich's Iowa headquarters (Getty Images)
White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyes Iowa breakthrough
The GOP presidential contenders are crisscrossing Iowa in the final stretch of campaigning in the state before the Jan 3 caucus (Getty Images)
White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyes Iowa breakthrough
Republican presidential candidate former US Senator Rick Santorum speaks during a campaign rally (Getty Images)
White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyes Iowa breakthrough
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich (Getty Images)
White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyes Iowa breakthrough
Zohaib Shaikh, 6, waits to meet Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich (Getty Images)
White House hopeful Mitt Romney eyes Iowa breakthrough
Callista Gingrich, wife of Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich. The caucus will be the first test the candidates must face before becoming the Republican presidential nominee (Getty Images)