With the first handful of precincts counted, Mitt Romney has jumped to an early lead in Florida’s Republican presidential primary, the biggest test so far in an increasingly negative race against Newt Gingrich.
Mitt Romney collided with Newt Gingrich on Tuesday in the Florida primary, by far the biggest so far, in a Republican presidential race growing steadily more negative with no quick end in sight.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – Florida Republican voters will flock to the polls today to choose their party’s candidates hoping to challenge President Barack Obama in the November general election.
While polls gave Mitt Romney strong odds to win Florida’s Republican primary, some voters said Tuesday they weren’t all that enthusiastic about their choices on the ballot.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Can Newt Gingrich come back a third time?
Without predicting a winner or endorsing a candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., told CNN on Tuesday: “The winner of Florida is in all likelihood going to be the nominee of our party.”
MIAMI (AP) — While polls predicted that Mitt Romney would win Florida’s Republican primary, some voters said Tuesday they weren’t all that enthusiastic about their choices on the ballot.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Clarito Macalalad knows what it’s like to support a family of four on a $12.08-an-hour wage. But the cook at a Disneyworld restaurant suspects that the Republican presidential candidates — and Mitt Romney in particular — don’t have any idea of what America’s working poor are going through. And, partly for that reason, Macalalad says he’ll probably vote for President Barack Obama in the fall.
DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Make no mistake: Mitt Romney isn’t taking his foot off the gas — or off Newt Gingrich’s neck.
Newt Gingrich’s personal and political baggage is giving even the most hard-core Republicans pause in a conservative swath of the state.