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(KSL News) Another presidential hopeful stopped by Salt Lake today. Republican Ron Paul hosted a reception for voters, at a $1,000 per person, followed by a public rally.
He said he admires Utah's traditions of sound money and self-reliance and said this was a natural campaign stop. He said the biggest issue facing Utahns is government intrusion on citizens' lives and wallets.
Paul is also an outspoken critic of the war in Iraq. He said, "I would bring our troops home quickly as possible. They were brought in there under false pretenses. There was not a declaration of war and there was no real threat."
While Paul is struggling in the polls, he's enjoying a growing grass-roots campaign fueled by the Internet. He considers his online campaign his secret political weapon.