Colorado caucuses

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'Weirdness' in Colorado Shorted Sanders a Delegate, Briefly

And no one decided to tell him

(Newser) - Bernie Sanders was shorted a delegate in Colorado's March 1 caucus after—in the words of the state's Democratic Party chairman—"a little weirdness" happened when vote totals were punched in, the Denver Post reports. Chairman Rick Palacio says a "reporting error" by a volunteer resulted... More »

Romney's In for a Long, Messy Fight

Nate Silver on Mitt's horrific night in Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri

(Newser) - Even after last night, Mitt Romney will probably win the Republican nomination, but "it should be acknowledged that he had about the worst results conceivable," writes Nate Silver of the New York Times . He didn't win a single county in Minnesota, finishing 27 points behind Rick Santorum.... More »

What Santorum's Sweep Means

Romney looks battered, Gingrich looks worse

(Newser) - Rick Santorum's stunning sweep of Colorado, Minnesota, and Missouri yesterday has thrown another plot twist into the Republican nominating contest. Here's what you need to know:
  • Santorum may finally get the bounce that largely eluded him after Iowa, helping him raise money and pique voter interest, the New
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Santorum Makes It 3 for 3 in Colorado

Rick's triple win upends GOP race yet again

(Newser) - Colorado's GOP has declared Rick Santorum the winner of the state's presidential caucuses, making last night a clean sweep for the former senator, and a disaster for Mitt Romney's momentum. Santorum scored 40.2% of the vote to Romney's 34.9%, while Newt Gingrich beat Ron... More »

Rick Santorum Hopes for Big Night

He is favored in Missouri and Minnesota

(Newser) - Polls show Rick Santorum with a decent chance tonight to win the Missouri primary and Minnesota caucuses, and he's already trying to spin the results, notes Politico : “I feel great that Minnesota is going to change the direction of this race tonight,” said Santorum, who hopes to... More »

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