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  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney waves as he arrives for a campaign rally at the closed National Gypsum drywall factory in Lorain, Ohio, Thursday, April 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    Romney pulls in $12M as GOP super PAC amasses cash

    In its first publicly available financial report since the Super Tuesday primaries, Mitt Romney's presidential campaign said it raised $12.6 million in contributions last month, a figure that puts Romney at a disadvantage with the man whose job he wants come November.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney addresses supporters at his Super Tuesday campaign rally in Boston, Tuesday night, March 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

    Despite fundraising success, Romney still needs Gingrich — for now

    While critics and rivals argue that Mitt Romney is trying to buy the Republican presidential nomination by outspending opponents many times over, the former Massachusetts governor's backers say the campaign that chalked up six wins on Tuesday is doing exactly what it's supposed to do — and doing it better than the other guys.

  • Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney addresses supporters March 6, 2012, at his Super Tuesday campaign rally in Boston. (Associated Press)

    Romney politely encourages rivals to fold; they say no way

    His delegate lead growing, Mitt Romney gently nudged his Republican opponents toward the sidelines on Wednesday and said he was on track to wrap up the presidential nomination before the party convention next summer. Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich paid him no mind, vowing to fight on.

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    Romney drew GOP faithful; Santorum got crossover help

    Though he has called himself the true conservative in the Republican presidential field, former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania continued to benefit from crossover Democrats in Super Tuesday's primaries, while front-runner Mitt Romney easily won the vote among actual Republicans, according to a Washington Times analysis.

  • Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney greets supporters March 6, 2012, at his Super Tuesday primary party in Boston. (Associated Press)

    With Ohio, Romney takes Super Tuesday lead

    Mitt Romney emerged the winner of Super Tuesday, taking more than half of the 10 presidential caucuses and primaries and claiming victory in the critical showdown state of Ohio — though chief challenger Rick Santorum's three victories solidified his claim as the heartland's conservative alternative.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Tuesday, March 6, 2012, in Huntsville, Ala. Gingrich has won the Georgia Republican primary. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    Gingrich wins Georgia; GOP rivals vie in 10 states

    Newt Gingrich notched a home-field primary win in Georgia, and Mitt Romney moved ahead in Virginia and Vermont as Republican presidential rivals battled coast to coast in a 10-state Super Tuesday showdown.

  • Voters cast their ballots at the Sarah Smith Elementary School in Atlanta's North Buckhead area on March 6, 2012.  (Associated Press)

    Super Tuesday voters have their say in GOP race

    Mitt Romney is angling to solidify his front-runner status and Rick Santorum to keep it a two-man race as voters in 10 states put Super Tuesday's imprint on the Republican presidential contest. Newt Gingrich just hopes to keep his struggling campaign alive with a strong showing in Georgia.

  • "Latter Day Saints for Ron Paul" is one of the 32 coalitions fiercely devoted to Rep. Ron Paul, who now counts relatives of Mitt Romney among his supporters. (Courtesy Ron Paul 2012 campaign)

    Inside the Beltway: Super Tuesday dawns

    The four Republican presidential hopefuls are simultaneously frantic, energized and poised to prepare for the worst and hope for the best. Cable news channels are ramping up Super Tuesdat coverage like it's New Year's Eve. Or Halloween.

  • Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (right) and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum argue a point Feb. 22, 2012, during a Republican presidential debate in Mesa, Ariz. (Associated Press)

    DECKER: Romney's turning point?

    This week's Super Tuesday contests could prove to be the turning point for the Republican nomination for president. Voters go to the polls in 10 states, with 437 delegates up for the taking. There's still a long way to go with 1,144 delegates needed to secure the nomination, but a good Super Tuesday showing can propel a campaign toward the finish line. With five straight wins, Mitt Romney has taken the momentum away from Rick Santorum, but - at this point - anyone could still come out on top.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich: "The president of the United States has enormous capacity to enable the increased production of American oil and American gas. By deregulation, by opening up the Gulf, by opening up fields in Alaska, by opening up federal lands." (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    Romney swipes energy issue from Gingrich's grasp

    Mitt Romney, showing signs of walking away from his nomination rivals in national polls, may be walking off with rival Newt Gingrich's signature issue: energy.

  • What's so super about Tuesday? 419 GOP delegates

    Super? Maybe not this time. But it is a Tuesday, one with the biggest payout of the Republican presidential primaries.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at a town hall meeting at Capital University in Bexley, Ohio, Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    CURL: Super Tuesday? More like Stupor Tuesday

    For those of us who have never been held hostage, now we know what it feels like: Day after day, looking at the same faces, endlessly discussing the same topics, being fed the same gruel over and over.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks at the Lincoln-Reagan Day Dinner at Bowling Green State University, Saturday, March 3, 2012, in Bowling Green, Ohio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Pro-Romney super PAC solely targets Santorum

    With a fresh infusion of cash from a single benefactor, a group running advertisements for presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich is back, allowing the candidate a presence before Super Tuesday even as the official campaign lacks resources.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a campaign stop at the Lake County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner, Friday, March 2, 2012, in Willoghby, Ohio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Gingrich, Santorum battle for Super Tuesday votes in Bible Belt

    The GOP presidential candidates are fighting to win over conservative voters in the Bible Belt as the race takes on a more prominent Southern focus.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks at Chillicothe High School in Chillicothe, Ohio, Friday, March 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

    Even with Washington vote, focus remains on Ohio

    Washington state was Saturday's prize for the Republican presidential candidates, but they focused on delegate-rich Ohio, among the 10 states holding contests on Super Tuesday in what will be campaign's biggest payday.

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