Posts tagged: GOP presidential race
Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum claimed a surge of momentum and fundraising on Wednesday, a day after his shocking sweep of nominating contests in Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri that dealt a blow to front-runner Mitt Romney. Even though Romney holds strong advantages in financing and organization, his campaign will have to refocus to fight the challenge from Santorum, a former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania known for his socially conservative views. “We definitely are the campaign with the momentum, the enthusiasm on the ground,” Santorum said on CNN/Reuters. More here. (AP photo: Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a primary night watch party Tuesday in St. Charles, Mo.)
Question: What happened to Romney?
House Financial Services Committee member, and Republican presidential candidate, Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, during the committee's hearing where Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke delivered the Semiannual Monetary Policy Report . Paul has announced that he won't seek re-election to focus his attention on his GOP presidential bid. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Question: Anyone out there think Paul has a snowball's chance to gaining GOP presidential nomination?