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Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, and the conservative imagination, Part One

(Paul Mirengoff) Last week, with victories in five primaries and Newt Gingrich’s departure from the race, Mitt Romney clinched the Republican presidential nomination. This means that the Republican standard bearer will be, arguably, the second least consistently conservative of the eight candidates who regularly participated in the presidential debates last year (the others were Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul, Herman Cain, Rick Perry, Jon Huntsman, and Michele Bachmann).
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Romney Headed for Landslide Win in Florida

Politics / US Politics : Taegan Goddard's Political Wire (3 years ago)

A new Sunshine State News Poll in Florida shows Mitt Romney headed for a big victory in the Republican presidential primary. Romney leads with 46%, followed by Newt Gingrich at 20%, Rick Santorum at 12% and Ron Paul at 9%. Said poll... Read Post

Two Polls Show Gingrich Leading in South Carolina

Politics / US Politics : Taegan Goddard's Political Wire (3 years ago)

Two new polls in South -- both conducted after Monday's presidential debate -- show a very tight Republican primary race. American Research Group: Newt Gingrich 33%, Mitt Romney 32%, Ron Paul 19%, Rick Santorum 9%, Rick Perry 4%. In... Read Post

How Newt Gingrich Can Cash in By Cashing Out

Politics / US Politics : Swampland (3 years ago)

With Rick Santorum out of the race and Ron Paul running on principle (read: going nowhere), Newt Gingrich is the last man standing in opposition to the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney. Which means Gingrich f... Read Post

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