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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.


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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, 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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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: "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.


  • "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.


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