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Fl Primary Election 2012

Carlos Harrison

Marco Rubio, Telegenic Tea Party Senator, Remains On Sideline Despite Talk Of VP Pick | Carlos Harrison | Posted 02.02.2012 | Latino Voices

As the Republican frontrunners battled for the vote in Florida, the primary race seemed to be as much about the state's freshman senator, Marco Rubio,...

Sam Stein

Newt Gingrich Campaign Threatens To Take Florida Challenge To Convention Floor | Sam Stein | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top official with the Newt Gingrich campaign said Thursday that the former House speaker would take a challenge over the allocation of...

The Florida Vote And The Campaign Of The Absurd

Gabriel Lerner | Posted 04.03.2012 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Lerner

To really lure Hispanics, Romney said he'll veto the DREAM Act, which would give some undocumented youth a path to legalization, and Gingrich said he'll veto only half of it. Both promised English only in government.

Jon Ward

Newt Gingrich Not Quite The Life Of The Tea Party | Jon Ward | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Is Newt Gingrich the Tea Party candidate? The former House Speaker (R-Ga.) won 45 percent of the vote from Florida voters who "stro...

Carlos Harrison

After Florida, It's A New Game For Latinos | Carlos Harrison | Posted 04.02.2012 | Latino Voices

Now the Republican candidates go through the "Latino Looking Glass." Mitt Romney's decisive win in Florida came with the resounding support of the st...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney: Winning Among Florida Hispanics Could Translate Nationally | Elise Foley | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Mitt Romney said on Tuesday that a win in Florida would mean good things for his chances to win Hispanic voters overall. That might be ...

WATCH: Candidates Address Supporters After Florida Primary Results

Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

Not long after the Florida 2012 primary results were projected, each of the Republican presidential candidates delivered speeches to their supporters ...

Amanda Terkel

Gingrich: The Candidate Who Refuses To Operate Within Reality | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. -- It was like the election never happened. Long before the official results came out in Florida, before Newt Gingrich arrived for hi...

Howard Fineman

Is Newt Gingrich Threatening To Go Rogue And Leave The Party? | Howard Fineman | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

MIAMI -- If you listened carefully to Newt Gingrich's "concession" speech tonight, you heard the first strains of what could be an independent, third-...

Howard Fineman

Democrats Planning On Doing To Mitt Romney What He Did To Newt Gingrich | Howard Fineman | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

MIAMI -- The nastiest campaign is about to get nastier -- and will stay that way all the way to November. The Democrats are planning to play the game ...

Ron Paul Supporter Allegedly Stomped On By Gingrich Security

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

When Eddie Dillard showed up outside a polling place in Florida wearing flip flops, he didn't expect it to be a problem. According to Yahoo News, t...

Ryan Grim

Ron Paul Beaten Badly In Florida | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

Ron Paul, after largely ignoring the primary campaign in Florida, was ignored by the state's voters tonight, pulling in a scant 7 percent of the vote ...

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Scores Huge Florida Win, But Primary Looks Far From Finished | Jon Ward | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Florida was, at one time, the state that could sew up the Republican presidential nomination for Mitt Romney and end the primary. No...

Mitt Romney Wins Florida Primary

Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney was projected the winner of Tuesday's presidential primary election in Florida by the Associated Press. The former Massachusetts govern...

Twitter Reacts To The Florida Primary

Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

After a fierce battle in the Sunshine State over the past week, Florida's Republican primary has arrived. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney led th...

Romney is the Favorite For Swing Voters in The Sunshine State

Pilar Marrero | Posted 04.01.2012 | Latino Voices
Pilar Marrero

"Honestly, I [registered] Republican because my family, who has been here for years, is. The truth is, I haven't heard anything positive from these candidates. All they do is fling dirt at one another," Hernandez said.

Florida Primary Results: Live Election Updates

Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

Voters in Florida went to the polls on Tuesday to cast ballots in the state's presidential primary election. Going into the contest, former Massac...

Howard Fineman

The Gloves Come Off Early, Especially In Florida | Howard Fineman | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

MIAMI -- The polls aren't closed but the results are in: Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney have managed this month to stage the most juvenile, petty, p...

FL Primary: Florida Voters Explain Their Choices

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

The Palm Beach Post talked to voters on the morning of the Florida primary, asking them to explain their choices for the GOP nomination. The reasons o...

Ryan Grim

Jeb Bush Lobbied For Medicare Con Man | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Jeb Bush personally lobbied the secretary of health and human services while his father was vice president on behalf of a hospital execu...

Mark Blumenthal

Romney's Lead Unchanged In Final Florida Polls | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The final two polls on the Florida presidential primary are in, and they show little or no change over the last two or three days of the...

Meghan McCain Says GOP Candidate Needs To Go

Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

Meghan McCain, daughter of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), offered her latest analysis of the GOP presidential primary on Tuesday, writing in a column for...

Amanda Terkel

Gingrich Robocall: Romney Forced Holocaust Survivors To Eat Non-Kosher Food | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

LAKELAND, Fla. -- The Newt Gingrich campaign has a robocall out in Florida claiming that Mitt Romney once took kosher food away from Holocaust survivo...

Where Republican Candidates Stand On Election Day

Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

All eyes are on the Sunshine State as voters in Florida head to the polls to cast ballots in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. ...

Florida Primary 2012: Live Election Day Updates

Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is feeling the momentum going into Florida's primary election. The latest polls show Romney running ahead of ...