New Iowa Poll: Romney Would Have Faced Many Campaign Hurdles

The 2012 nominee compared favorably to Jeb Bush on some issues, but many Iowa Republicans thought his time had passed.

Daniel Acker

Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Mitt Romney would have faced numerous challenges in the presidential nomination lead-off state of Iowa if he had decided to enter the 2016 presidential contest, a new Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines Register Iowa Poll shows.

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