Can Ron Paul win it all in Iowa?

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Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tex.) is an expert at winning straw polls as the head of what his enthusiastic supporters call the Ron Paul Revolution. But this weekend in Iowa, the revived presidential contender hopes to bring a different element to his long-shot 2012 bid: legitimacy.

In four years, the congressman has moved from fringe presidential candidate, whose libertarian views led some to dismiss him, to prescient prognosticator, who correctly predicted the current economic situation.