Popular or not - candidates head into Republican debate

In this poll:

For all of Mitt Romney’s evident trouble wrapping up the Republican nomination — and sliding support against his rivals in national polls -- his favorable numbers among the party’s base have steadily improved since a bad defeat in South Carolina, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

Poll Questions

Q: Overall, do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Mitt Romney?

No opinion

Q: Overall, do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Newt Gingrich? Do you feel that way strongly, or somewhat?

No opinion

Q: Overall, do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Rick Santorum? Do you feel that way strongly, or somewhat?

No opinion