GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney beat former House Speaker Newt Gingrich by a commanding margin of 14 points Tuesday night. Rick Santorum and Ron Paul, who barely campaigned in the state, came in third and fourth.
Newt Gingrich had hoped that his win in the South Carolina primary earlier this month would give him momentum going into Tuesday's nominating contest in Florida. But it didn't. He lost to Mitt Romney by 14 points.
Mitt Romney supporters celebrated across Florida Tuesday night. The former Massachusetts governor picked up a key endorsement from Hispanic lawmakers — and that made a difference for at least some GOP voters.
The position of parliamentarian for the U.S. Senate is not one that gets a lot of attention, but as the position changes hands and goes to Elizabeth MacDonough, it could have implications on the future of Congress.
A relentless series of attacks against Newt Gingrich led to a significant victory for Mitt Romney in Florida, the largest state to vote so far. Romney now takes his newfound momentum into Saturday's Nevada caucuses.
After a decisive South Carolina win, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has risen and fallen in the polls and trails former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney by double digits going into Florida's primary.
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