POSTED: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 3:38pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, January 3, 2012 - 11:41am
NBC NEWS — Iowa frontrunner Ron Paul is diving into Iowa today with just six days left before the caucuses.
The other candidates are slugging it out, but this is still anyone's contest to win.
The candidates are sprinting toward the starting line.
With under a week to go before the Iowa Caucuses the GOP Presidential Campaign is getting personal.
Mitt Romney mocked Newt Gingrich's failure to get on the primary ballot in his home state of Virginia. "Like Lucille Ball at the chocolate factory. So, I mean, you know, you got to get it organized," said Mitt Romney(R) Presidential Candidate.
Mitt Romney’s message is still falling flat in Iowa, but he's stilling running strong in New Hampshire, where the nation's first primary is just thirteen days away.
While Gingrich insists he's going to stay positive, his supporters have launched some withering attacks on Romney asking whether a moderate can be trusted, and a new text-message campaign recalls that Romney was once pro-choice.
Rick Perry, who is portraying the other candidates as Washington insiders – is himself campaigning with the ultimate outsider - controversial sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Rick Santorum’s campaign is finally gaining momentum, and Michele Bachmann is desperately trying to get it back.
Each candidate knows that even as time dwindles down, a lot can happen to change the outcome.