Minnesota caucuses

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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 Wins Minnesota, Too

Ron Paul knocks Romney into 3rd place

(Newser) - Predictions of a big night for Rick Santorum have come true. The candidate has won the Minnesota caucuses easily, scoring 45% of the vote with 95% of precincts reporting, according to Politico . Mitt Romney—who won Minnesota in 2008—has been knocked into third place, with 17% to 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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