........ and three confirmed out. As of 5:00 p.m. CST today, Sam Brownback, John Cox, Mike Huckabee, Duncan Hunter, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney, Tom Tancredo and Tommy Thompson have affirmed their respective committments to the Iowa Straw Poll on August 11.
Jim Gilmore, Rudy Giuliani and John McCain are confirmed out.
News on Fred Thompson, and possibly others, is pending. Stay tuned.
Great day for Republicans in Iowa.