Mike Huckabee is closing in on Mitt Romney in the first-in-the-nation caucus state of Iowa, according to a new CBS-New York Times poll out tonight.
The poll confirms recent surveys that have shown Huckabee picking up steam and challenging Mitt Romney's long-held position as the front-runner in the state. The survey puts Huckabee in second place in Iowa, within striking distance of Romney with voting in the caucuses some seven weeks away.
Mitt Romney 27%
Mike Huckabee 21%
Rudy Giuliani 15%
Meanwhile, the Democratic remains tight, but Hillary Clinton is maintaining her front-runner status in the Hawkeye State.
Hillary Clinton 25%
John Edwards 23%
Barack Obama 22%