Coffee, Questions and Straw Polls in Iowa

DENISON, Iowa — It’s all about the face-time in Iowa presidential politics. And a prime face-time spot is the local coffee house.

So Mitt Romney is taking his “Ask Mitt Anything” on the road to 10 different stops today and tomorrow. He started out in here Denison, a town of about 7,300 in west-central Iowa.

The Iowa caucus scene is heavily dependent on candidates convincing folks to actually go to the caucus and to support them once they’re there, as we mentioned yesterday.

So who can you expect to turn out? Well, if this morning’s crowd of about 60 at Cronks Caf