March 26th, 2012
10:45 PM ET
2 years ago

Paul: Don't count me out

(CNN) - Ron Paul on Monday argued that people should not dismiss his candidacy simply because he lags far behind in the fight for the Republican presidential nomination.

“Our people are in the right places. They’re doing the things to become delegates,” Paul said on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight,” adding that it was too soon in the process to “write anybody off.”
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Filed under: 2012 • Ron Paul • TV-Piers Morgan
Romney's lead hasn't convinced many of GOP's unpledged delegates
March 26th, 2012
08:10 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney's lead hasn't convinced many of GOP's unpledged delegates

Washington (CNN) – By all measures, Mitt Romney won convincingly in Puerto Rico earlier this month. He captured 83% of the popular vote and all 20 of the island's pledged delegates. But that's not all Romney took back to the mainland.

The day after the primary, the Romney campaign announced that Carlos Méndez, chairman of the Puerto Rico Republican Party, had jumped ship, leaving Newt Gingrich's campaign to endorse the former Massachusetts governor. The switch was a coup for Romney because many state or territory chairs - those coveted "unpledged" delegates - are holding back their support in the GOP nomination process, which is far more than symbolic.

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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney
March 26th, 2012
07:39 PM ET
2 years ago

Brewer: Romney would work to overturn health care law

(CNN) – Republican Gov. Jan Brewer of Arizona, a strong backer of Mitt Romney, pushed back on Monday against arguments that the former Massachusetts governor would be weak on the issue of health care reform.


Filed under: 2012 • Jan Brewer • Mitt Romney • TV-John King U.S.A.
CNN’s GUT CHECK for March 26, 2012
March 26th, 2012
05:26 PM ET
2 years ago

CNN’s GUT CHECK for March 26, 2012

CNN's GUT CHECK | for March 26, 2012 | 5 p.m.
- n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle

BREAKING: Wolf Blitzer’s hat trick on CNN’s the Situation Room:

Romney: “I am not going to worry too much about what Rick is saying these days. I know that when you fall further and further behind, you get a little more animated.”

Santorum: “You talk about desperate and pathetic, Mitt Romney can’t run on his record. He can’t run on the - here we have the whole world watching what’s going on here in Washington, these Supreme Court arguments, Mitt Romney’s 3,000 miles away.”

Gingrich: “If Romney can’t clinch it, I think it becomes pretty wide open.”

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March 26th, 2012
05:18 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney not worried about Santorum, labels Russia No. 1 'foe'

(CNN) – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Monday he was unfazed by recent ramped-up rhetoric coming from his opponent Rick Santorum.

"I'm not going to worry too much about what Rick is saying these days," Romney said on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer." "I know when you're falling further and further behind, you get a little more animated."
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Filed under: 2012 • Dmitry Medvedev • Mitt Romney • Russia • TV-The Situation Room
March 26th, 2012
05:08 PM ET
2 years ago

Gingrich: Not quitting, because race isn't decided

(CNN) – Newt Gingrich may be far behind in the GOP delegate count – he has a quarter of the number frontrunner Mitt Romney does – but said on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" that he isn't bowing out of the race.

"I think this is not over until it's over and obviously, if he does become the nominee, I will support him," the former House speaker said of Romney, calling him "the weakest front runner in modern times."
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Newt Gingrich • Rick Santorum • TV-The Situation Room
March 26th, 2012
04:00 PM ET
2 years ago

CNN/ORC Poll – Health Care, Supreme Court

TOPICS: Health care law, health insurance mandate, Supreme Court cases on health care, television cameras in Supreme Court arguments, most important problem facing the country

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Filed under: CNN Poll Archive • Extra
CNN Poll: Should health care law be overturned?
March 26th, 2012
04:00 PM ET
2 years ago

CNN Poll: Should health care law be overturned?

Washington (CNN) – Most Americans don't want the Supreme Court to completely overturn the landmark yet controversial 2010 federal health care reform law, but only a quarter of the public wants to see the high court leave the measure alone, according to a new national survey.

And a CNN/ORC International poll also indicates that while the two year old law is growing in popularity, especially among independent voters, half of all Americans still oppose it, although some who disapprove of the measure do so because they think it's not liberal enough.

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Romney and allies dominate Wisconsin airwaves, Santorum super PAC goes up Tuesday
March 26th, 2012
03:23 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney and allies dominate Wisconsin airwaves, Santorum super PAC goes up Tuesday

Washington (CNN) - Mitt Romney's campaign bought its first broadcast ad time in Wisconsin as it dramatically escalated its ad presence in the state.

It purchased $695,000 worth of ads that started running Saturday and will go through next Tuesday’s primary, according to a Republican media consultant not affiliated with a campaign or a super PAC who is tracking campaign ad buying.
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Filed under: 2012 • Ads • Mitt Romney • Rick Santorum • Wisconsin
Romney on health care law: It's an 'attack'
March 26th, 2012
03:08 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney on health care law: It's an 'attack'

San Diego, Calif. (CNN) – As the Supreme Court met to hear arguments over the constitutionality of President Obama's health care law, GOP candidate Mitt Romney assailed the president's signature initiative as a federal power grab and a drag on economic growth.

"What's happening today in Washington is an attack on free enterprise, an attack on economic freedom unlike anything we have ever seen before," Romney told an audience at NuVasive, a medical device company that designs artificial spine replacements.
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Filed under: 2012 • California • Health care • Mitt Romney
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