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Steve Kornacki at Salon has a piece up about Mitt Romney’s continuing inability to win over evangelical voters. Personally, I’m not surprised evangelical Republicans are refusing to crown Romney the nominee. They were fed George W. Bush in 2000, and that led them to believe that they are the owners…

Romney: Bush saved U.S. from another Great Depression

Former Massachussets Gov. Mitt Romney said Wednesday at a town hall meeting in Maryland that George W. Bush deserved credit for preventing the United States from entering an economic depression, not President Barack Obama. “I keep hearing the president say that he’s responsible for keeping America from going into a…

Santorum: Voters were afraid Romney was ‘Etch A Sketch’

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says that conservative voters now have proof that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney “will say what he needs to say to win the election that is before him.” In a speech on energy policy in Harvey, Louisiana on Wednesday, Santorum noted that Romney Communications Director…

NBC reporter: Jeb Bush ‘a cherry on top’ of the Romney sundae

Following Mitt Romney’s double-digit win in the Illinois Republican presidential primary, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) is calling “for Republicans to unite behind Governor Romney.” In a statement released on Wednesday morning, Bush said he was throwing his support behind the former Massachusetts governor. “I am endorsing Mitt Romney…

McCain: Romney ‘has not done as well as we had hoped’

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) didn’t provide the most ringing endorsement of Mitt Romney’s Tuesday morning, claiming the GOP presidential frontrunner has underperformed on the campaign trail thus far. In a phone interview with Fox Business Network’s Don Imus, McCain expressed confidence in Romney still winning the nomination before mentioning his…

Scrambling Santorum lashes out at Romney in pivotal state of Illinois

Rick Santorum, facing a blow to his momentum in Tuesday’s primary, blasts Mitt Romney as a candidate ‘without a core.’ The fierce in-fighting among Republican presidential challengers intensified ahead of Tuesday’s Illinois primary with Rick Santorum unleashing one of his most personal attacks yet on frontrunner Mitt Romney. Santorum, scrambling…

Romney takes large early lead in Puerto Rico primary

Mitt Romney got off to a big early lead Sunday in the US territory of Puerto Rico’s Republican primary, a usually overlooked race with newfound significance in the White House race. Romney snatched 85 percent of the vote, while his closest challenger Rick Santorum stood a distant second at eight…

Gingrich: Romney weakest GOP frontrunner since 1920

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says that rival Mitt Romney is the weakest GOP hopeful in almost one hundred years. On Sunday, Fox News host Chris Wallace noted that Gingrich had to get more than 70 percent of the outstanding delegates to win the nomination. “You said on Friday that…

Team Obama mocks Romney ‘death march’

Mitt Romney’s campaign has said he is almost certain to be the US Republican presidential candidate, as his Democratic opponents mock his long “death march” to secure the nomination. Despite collecting six victories in the 10-state bonanza known as Super Tuesday, including in crucial Ohio, the flawed favorite failed to…

McCain ‘worried’ about Republican chances to beat Obama

WASHINGTON — Senior Republican Senator John McCain, who has endorsed Mitt Romney to challenge President Barack Obama, on Wednesday admitted he was worried about his party’s chances of retaking the White House. After Romney claimed six out of 10 contests on “Super Tuesday,” including the key battleground of Ohio, McCain…

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