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Romney seen as big winner on Super Tuesday


Mitt Romney squeezed out a win in pivotal Ohio, captured four other states with ease and padded his delegate lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination but was forced to share the Super Tuesday spotlight with a resurgent Rick Santorum.

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ALERT: @MittRomney wins Alaska caucuses. 6 big wins tonight in OH, AK, ID, MA, VT, VA. #mitt2012

— Ryan Williams (@RyanGOP) March 7, 2012

WMAR-TV in Baltimore has called Ohio for Romney

— Sam Stein (@samsteinhp) March 7, 2012

Fox News projects Mitt Romney will win the Idaho caucuses, leaving Ron Paul and Rick Santorum to battle for second place. #supertuesday, #ID

— Fox News Politics (@foxnewspolitics) March 7, 2012

siren … team romney now thinks he may win Ohio by less than 1,000 votes — @maggiepolitico says that could mean NO CALL TONIGHT

— Mike Allen (@mikeallen) March 7, 2012

Santo up 2,500 votes w 86% in

— DanRiehl (@DanRiehl) March 7, 2012

BREAKING: Palin tells FBN she voted for Newt.

— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) March 7, 2012

#OH03: 88% reporting and Beatty up 38-35% over Kilroy, about 1100 votes

— Jessica Taylor (@JessicaTaylor) March 7, 2012

CNN projecting North Dakota for Rick Santorum

— NYDN Daily Politics (@DNDailyPolitics) March 7, 2012

Updated delegate count: Romney 288, Santorum 106, Gingrich 73, Paul 52. Magic number is 1144. #CNNElections

— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) March 7, 2012!/BorowitzReport/status/177207273393889280

NBC projects Santorum has won TN.

— Mike O'Brien (@mpoindc) March 7, 2012

.@foxnews projects @RickSantorum will win #Oklahoma #SuperTuesday

— Bret Baier (@BretBaier) March 7, 2012

To recap: Romney takes Mass., Va., Vt.; Gingrich takes Georgia, Santorum wins Oklahoma. Ohio, Tennessee too close to call #supertuesday

— Fox News Politics (@foxnewspolitics) March 7, 2012


— Anthony De Rosa (@AntDeRosa) March 7, 2012

Okla. exits: Rick 38% Mitt 25% Newt 24%

— Stefan Becket (@stefanjbecket) March 7, 2012

Ohio too close to call; Romney and Gingrich score wins elsewhere #Decision2012 #NBCSuperTue

— NBC News (@NBCNews) March 7, 2012

RT @CNBCbrk: NBC News source: Newt Gingrich to start receiving Secret Service protection tomorrow.

— Anthony De Rosa (@AntDeRosa) March 7, 2012

Gingrich will come out around 8ish (according to the pool)

— Howard Mortman (@HowardMortman) March 7, 2012

CNN exit poll in Ohio: Romney 40%, Santorum 36%, Gingrich 12%, Paul 11%. #CNNElections

— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) March 7, 2012

Ohio exits: Romney wins among low and high incomes. Santorum wins among middle income voters:

— Ethan Klapper (@ethanklapper) March 7, 2012

Fox News calls Vermont for Romney.

— Daniel Strauss (@DanielStrauss4) March 7, 2012

.@foxnews projects that @MittRomney will win the state of #Virginia #SuperTuesday

— Bret Baier (@BretBaier) March 7, 2012

NBC News declares the Vermont GOP Primary as 'Too Early to Call'

— CNBC (@CNBC) March 7, 2012

Newt Gingrich's Georgia win cements his southern strategy.

— Chris Cillizza (@TheFix) March 7, 2012

Fox News projects Newt Gingrich will win Georgia, leaving Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum battling for second place. #supertuesday #ga

— Fox News Politics (@foxnewspolitics) March 7, 2012

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