Romney and allies step up South Carolina efforts
December 30th, 2011
11:29 AM ET
2 years ago

Romney and allies step up South Carolina efforts

Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) – Mitt Romney has added two veteran Republican operatives to his small team in South Carolina as the state's primary nears.

And a super PAC backing Romney's presidential bid is now running television ads in the Palmetto State attacking the immigration stances of Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry, two candidates who hope their southern roots help them appeal to South Carolina voters.
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Filed under: 2012 • Jim DeMint • Mitt Romney • Nikki Haley • South Carolina
Romney finds himself man to beat in South Carolina
November 11th, 2011
10:14 AM ET
2 years ago

Romney finds himself man to beat in South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina (CNN) - Something funny could happen on the way to the Republican presidential nomination next year.

Mitt Romney might actually win South Carolina.

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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • South Carolina
GOP primary calendar in doubt as Arizona threatens move
September 2nd, 2011
11:03 AM ET
3 years ago

GOP primary calendar in doubt as Arizona threatens move

Columbia, South Carolina (CNN) – With the stroke of a pen this weekend, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer could single-handedly blow up the carefully laid-out Republican presidential primary calendar.

Saturday is the deadline for Brewer to decide whether to move Arizona's 2012 primary up to January 31 in an effort to give her state greater influence in the GOP presidential race. The primary is currently slated for Feb. 28.
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Filed under: 2012 • Arizona • GOP • Primary Calendar