Stacy McCain is doing the best live coverage he can in a place where his bandwidth sucks.
There is much debate about the timing of Rick Perry's announcement. Iowans are peeved that he's stealing their day. Huckabee just explained to Brett Baier that Perry's timing is unfortunate in that all the A-list reporters are in Iowa and he is relegated to B-reporters.
I don't think that's going to matter in the end. We've got a long way to go.
The Obama campaign pretends to be unconcerned about Perry. We'll see how much by the level of their attacks in coming days.
Intrade has Perry as the nominee at 33.7% right now, higher than Bachmann or Romney. Wonder what the odds are of a Perry-Rubio ticket?
Expect updates as the straw poll results come in.