Mitt Romney, Jeb Bush lead GOP 2016 field
Former Massachusetts Gov. and 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney leads the Republican field of presidential contenders with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in second, a new poll said.
The McClatchy-Marist poll puts Mr. Romney at 19 percent, followed by Mr. Bush at 14 percent. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee are next at 9 percent, followed by retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson at 8 percent, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky at 5 percent, and Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and Texas Gov. Rick Perry at 4 percent apiece.