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Super Tuesday Results – Romney Wins 6, Santorum Wins 3, Newt Wins 1

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Georgia, Idaho, Massachusetts, Newt, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Republicans, Romney, Ron Paul, Santorum, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia

Let’s run down the numbers… Georgia – 76 delegates Gingrich – 42 Romney – 13 Santorum – 2 Ohio – 66 Romney – 35 Santorum – 21 Tennessee – 58 Santorum – 25 Romney – 10 Gingrich – 8 Virginia – 43 Romney – 43 Oklahoma – 43 Santorum – 14 Romney – 13 Gingrich […]

March 7th, 2012 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Romney Wins Virginia, Vermont and Massachusetts, But Race Tighter Than Ever

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Newt, Republicans, Romney, Ron Paul, Santorum

So looks like Romney racked up some early, easy wins tonight, but if I’m in the Romney camp…I’m not a happy camper. Why? Several reasons… First, Santorum and Gingrich weren’t even on the ballot in Virginia. And while Romney did get nearly 60% of the vote…it was against Ron Paul. Not exactly a ringing endorsement. […]

March 6th, 2012 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

NRO: It’s Time For Newt Gingrich To Drop Out

By The Pajama Pundit | Related entries in News, Newt, Santorum

The editorial staff at National Review Online make a compelling argument for the former Speaker to quit the race for the Republican nomination: At the moment Rick Santorum appears to be overtaking Newt Gingrich as the principal challenger to Mitt Romney. Santorum has won more contests than Gingrich (who has won only one), has more […]

February 13th, 2012 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Rick Santorum Sweeps Non-Binding Minnesota, Missouri & Colorado Primaries

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Colorado, Minnesota, Missouri, Newt, Republicans, Romney, Santorum

Yes, you read that right. Another day, another crazy outcome in the GOP primary season. Well, actually 3 crazy outcomes. Here’s the lowdown from Politico: Rick Santorum dealt an embarrassing setback to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign Tuesday night, sweeping non-binding contests across three states and raising new questions about conservatives’ willingness to accept Romney as […]

February 8th, 2012 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Florida Preview: Mitt Walks Away With It

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Florida, Newt, Romney

According to FiveThirtyEight, looks like Mitt is certain to win in Florida tonight… The support for Gingrich had the floor drop out of it for two reasons. First, Romney has been outspending like crazy has gone gone incredibly negative. Second, Romney was better at the last debate. Had their been an additional debate scheduled, Newt […]

January 31st, 2012 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

George Will: Unfortunate SOTU metaphors and the “unfettered executive”

By mw | Related entries in Constitution, Divided Government, Newt, Obama, Ron Paul, State Of The Union

George Will’s latest column is a pitch perfect observation on how President Obama’s State of the Union address betrays a longing for an “unfettered executive” branch by his administration and among his supporters. Will’s column is not without false notes. He implies by omission that the desire for an unfettered executive branch is unique to the progressive wing of the Democratic Party. Not so.

January 30th, 2012 | Permalink| 10 Comments »

Are Republicans Terrified Of Newt’s Rise? Sabato Says Yes.

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Newt, Video

Check out his latest video blog post. Some pretty compelling prognostication… Long story short…the Newt map is bad…very bad… Yes, we’re still a long ways out…but people know Newt. And they’re not exactly fond of him. Well, let me rephrase. Moderate Dems and Independents know Newt…and they’re not exactly fond of him. What do you […]

January 25th, 2012 | Permalink| 6 Comments »

Gallup: Romney Leads Newt By 1 In National Preference

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Newt, Polls, Republicans, Romney

Well, you could see this one coming from a mile away… From Gallup… The most shocking stat? Romney’s 23 point lead has evaporated…in a week! Romney held a 23-point lead over Gingrich as recently as Jan. 11-15. Thus, in a matter of one week, Republicans who are registered to vote have shifted their support substantially […]

January 24th, 2012 | Permalink| No Comments »

Florida Shock Poll: Gingrich 41%, Romney 32%

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Florida, Newt, Polls, Republicans, Romney

Rasmussen has the numbers… Less than two weeks ago, Mitt Romney had a 22-point lead in Florida, but that’s ancient history in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Following his big win in South Carolina on Saturday, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich now is on top in Florida by nine. The latest Rasmussen Reports […]

January 23rd, 2012 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Poll: Gingrich Leads Romney In South Carolina

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Newt, Polls, Republicans, Romney, South Carolina

Pubilc Policy Polling, which has done some great work over the years, has Gingrich up in their first day of polling: Newt Gingrich led Mitt Romney 34-28 in PPP’s South Carolina polling last night, the first of what will be three nights of tracking. Ron Paul at 15%, Rick Santorum at 14%, Rick Perry at […]

January 20th, 2012 | Permalink| No Comments »