Despite a bad week in Washington, the campaign of GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain doesn’t appear to be sinking. From the Washington Post:
Businessman Herman Cain and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney are running nearly even atop the field of 2012 GOP presidential hopefuls, a new Washington Post-ABC News poll shows, with most Republicans dismissing the harassment allegations that over the past week have roiled Cain’s campaign.
Seven in 10 Republicans say reports that Cain made unwanted advances toward two employees when he was head of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s–allegations which have been stiffly rebutted by Cain’s campaign–do not matter when it comes to picking a candidate.
But the same poll says Cain’s support among Republican women appears to be dicey.
The National Restaurant Association will say today whether it will allow one of the women, who accused Herman Cain of sexual harassment while he headed the lobbying group, to make a