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Super Tuesday: Who Looks Poised to Grab What

Mitt Romney basically has 4 of the 10 states in the bag

(Newser) - Tomorrow is looking good for Mitt Romney, who will likely take more of the 422 delegates up for grabs in Super Tuesday contests than his opponents (an additional 15 super delegates aren't bound to tomorrow's wins). He may even walk away with a delegate majority, writes Nate Silver.... More »

Romney a Virginia Shoo-In, but Few Like Him

Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich aren't on the state's ballot

(Newser) - Mitt Romney has a more than healthy lead in Virginia, despite the fact that not a whole lot of people there actually like him. Romney leads Ron Paul 56% to 21% in a new Roanoke College poll —Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich didn't manage to make it onto... More »

Judge Won't Let Perry, 3 Others on Virginia Ballot

He and Gingrich, Santorum, Huntsman Are Out of Luck

(Newser) - Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, and Jon Huntsman won't be on Virginia's primary ballot, a federal judge ruled today. The four had sued over the state's stringent rules on qualifying—specifically that state residents must collect the 10,000 necessary signatures—but the judge said no... More »

4 More Join Perry's Va. Ballot Lawsuit

Bachmann, Gingrich, Huntsman, Santorum also missing from ballot

(Newser) - Experts don't believe Rick Perry's lawsuit to get on the Virginia Republican primary ballot will succeed, but that didn't stop four other candidates from jumping on the bandwagon. Michele Bachmann, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman, and Rick Santorum joined the suit, which claims Virginia's ballot laws... More »

Perry Sues to Get On Va. Ballot

Federal court challenge calls signature rules unconstitutional

(Newser) - Rick Perry is taking Virginia to court over the ballot rules that have kept him and Newt Gingrich off the ballot for the state's March 6 primary. Virginia's requirement for candidates to gather 10,000 signatures is "unrealistic and onerous," says his campaign communications director. Perry'... More »

Gingrich's Chances in Virginia: Slim

Looking at 'alternative methods' to get on ballot

(Newser) - Newt Gingrich hasn't given up on Virginia just yet. After learning Saturday morning that he would not be on the state's primary ballot then vowing to run an "aggressive" write-in campaign, only to find out that write-ins aren't permitted on primary ballots there, his campaign rep... More »

Hey, Virginia: Gingrich Wants You to Write Him In

But there's one major problem...

(Newser) - When it comes to Virginia, Newt Gingrich doesn't plan to go gentle into that good night. Following the Republican Party of Virginia's early morning announcement that the candidate did not have enough valid signatures to get on the primary ballot, Gingrich's camp said, via press release, that... More »

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