Republican presidential candidate businessman Herman Cain, speaks to delegates before straw poll during a Florida Republican Party Presidency 5 Convention Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
October 30, 2011 8:16:32 AM PDT
By ANNE FLAHERTY Associated Press
WASHINGTON - October 30, 2011 --
Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain says his "connection to the people" is why he's pulled ahead in some polls.