BBC.co.uk | Ron Paul tells CPAC: "We want to protect our civil liberties as well as our economic liberties." Texas Congressman Ron Paul has won the straw poll at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington DC. Mr Paul, who won last year, came ahead of former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, who finished second. The Texas lawmaker received 30% of votes cast by those attending, compared to Mr Romney's 23%. Others were grouped far behind. CPAC is the Republican party's biggest annual convention.
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