Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri endorsed Mitt Romney in the Republican contest Wednesday, just weeks after his state’s primaries, where Rick Santorum scored a victory with 55 percent of the vote.But what exactly is the point here, Sen.
A top Illinois Republican says the state's primary could play a significant role in the GOP presidential race after Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich all claimed victories in the Super Tuesday primaries.Speaking before the results trickled in Tuesday night, Illinois Republican Party Chair
1. The margins
Mitt Romney did what he was supposed to do in Arizona, winning by almost 20 points and pocketing all 29 delegates in the winner-take-all primary. That gives him a commanding lead over his nearest rival, Rick Santorum, for the GOP nomination, 145 to 82.
There are two contests today, in Arizona and Michigan, but only Michigan is really up for grabs. That’s because Mitt Romney can count on a large and active Mormon population in Arizona and the support of almost all the Arizona GOP establishment (though that endorsement from Gov.
Indiana’s presidential primary isn’t for another three months but there’s already a ballot issue brewing on the Republican side.Granted, Republicans might decide on their presidential nominee before Indiana's primary vote on May 8, but Rick Santorum's Hoosier supporters could find their hopes dashed
The chatter among Republicans about a deadlocked, or brokered, convention grows but don’t be fooled: barring a miracle, the GOP nominee will be Mitt Romney.There’s no guarantee Romney will get the necessary votes for the first convention ballot through actual primary voting.
Mitt Romney eked out a narrow win in Maine's Republican caucuses, state party officials announced Saturday, providing his campaign with a much-needed boost after three straight losses earlier this week.