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Hey, Y'all: Why Romney Might Just Win In The South

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's on-the-trail efforts in Mississippi and Alabama may look awkward, but his money and organization could translate to wins on Tuesday.
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GOP Candidates Make Last-Minute Appeals In South

Mississippi and Alabama hold Republican primaries on Tuesday. Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney scheduled a last-minute campaign event in Mobile, where he appeared on stage with the comedian Jeff Foxworthy. Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich both addressed an energy summit in Biloxi.
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Monday Political Grab Bag: Rising Gas Prices Hurt Obama's Ratings Etc

President Obama's approval ratings have fallen as gas prices have risen. Mitt Romney has benefited from his well-planned strategy of collecting delegates whereever they're up for grabs. The most recent polls showed Romney tied or ahead in Alabama and Mississippi.
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Heading Into Tuesday's Vote, GOP Candidates Seek Southern Comfort

Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich have been working hard across the country to pry votes away from Mitt Romney. In the Deep South, it may be easier for the candidates to do just that. Over the weekend, both Santorum and Gingrich campaigned before enthusiastic crowds in Alabama and Mississippi.
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Santorum, Gingrich Eye Southern Primary Victories

Mississippi and Alabama hold Republican primaries Tuesday. The two Southern contests are crucial for former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. They have been working to pry votes away from Mitt Romney.
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Who Will Win Over America's Latino Voters?

Winning the community is becoming increasingly important for political candidates. A recent poll of Latino voters showed President Obama well ahead of his Republican rivals, but the story is not over for the GOP. In 2004, George W. Bush received 44 percent of the Latino vote, and one Republican strategist thinks they can do it again.
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Santorum Wins Kansas Caucus

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum won Kansas' Republican caucuses Saturday. Neither Mitt Romney nor Newt Gingrich spent any time campaigning in the state. Kansas Public Radio's Stephen Koranda reports.

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