Mitt Romney wins GOP primaries in NC, Indiana

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Submitted: Wed, 05/09/2012 - 12:01am
Updated: Wed, 05/09/2012 - 4:27am

WASHINGTON (AP) – Mitt Romney has won the Indiana and North Carolina presidential primaries.

A West Virginia victory is expected to follow.

The trio is certain to push Romney closer to the 1,144 delegates he needs to clinch the GOP nomination, handing him 100 or so delegates of the 288 he still needs.

This is no surprise. Romney faces no serious challenge to the Republican nomination.

Even the candidate himself is essentially ignoring Tuesday’s primaries. Romney has been spending the day campaigning in Michigan, where he castigated President Barack Obama as an “old-school liberal” whose policies would take the country backward.

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1 Comment

  • Guest2020 says:

    It’s no wonder that we keep getting idiots elected into office. People obviously don’t pay attention. I can see why Gingrich has some votes because he dropped out after early voting started, but Santorum dropped out before. Those are truly wasted votes.

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