A longer haul to win the 2012 GOP nomination

Super Tuesday has come and gone, but the race for the Republican presidential nomination is far from over. Despite winning more than half of the contests so far, front-runner Mitt Romney is only one-third of the way toward the number of delegates he needs to secure the nomination. That’s pretty incredible, given that John McCain was already the GOP nominee by this time in 2008. Read related article.

A longer haul to win the GOP nomination
Sources: Associated Press, Green Papers, staff reports. By Todd Lindeman and Karen Yourish/The Washington Post. Published on March 7, 2012, 10:02 p.m.
 
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