Mitt Romney takes six states, but rivals win four - The Trail
Wednesday, March 07, 2012 - 01:25
Mitt Romney won in six states, but failed to achieve the results his campaign had hoped for on Super Tuesday. Rick Santorum racked up wins in 3 states, while Newt Gingrich won his home state of Georgia.
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Super Tuesday is the biggest night of the primary season and past cycles Republicans have settled on their nominee either on Super Tuesday or shortly thereafter that's not happening this year. We're gonna get at least a couple of gold medals. And -- hall pass the fullest silver medals. Rick Santorum when the conservative strongholds of North Dakota Tennessee and Oklahoma on Newt Gingrich won his home state of Georgia. -- meanwhile when his home state of Massachusetts. Liberal state of Vermont in Idaho where his fellow mormons make up a large slice of the electorate. He also one of Virginia where several of his rivals didn't qualify for the ballot anyone the big prize in Ohio but he only when it narrowly. In Ohio we saw a lot of the patterns that were playing out elsewhere. Run and he was able to win the city's but he wasn't able to in the rural areas -- -- affluent voters that he didn't -- less affluent voters. He -- people said they're most concerned with electability. But he didn't win people who said they're looking for a candidate -- understood their concerns he also can't seem to scored decisive blow against his rivals that would knock them out of the race. Next step is Kansas Mississippi and Alabama conservative states that will not be hospitable terrain for Romney. At the night. We've taken one more step towards restoring the promise tomorrow for Reuters I mean solid.
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