Florida Primary http://kunc.org en After Mitt Romney's Decisive Victory, What Will Newt Gingrich Do? http://kunc.org/post/after-mitt-romneys-decisive-victory-what-will-newt-gingrich-do The big question coming off of Mitt Romney's decisive 14-point victory in Florida is, "What's next for Newt Gingrich?" If you go by what the former speaker said during interviews and his speech last night, the campaign will extend into the summer.<p><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/01/us/politics/gingrich-pins-hopes-on-super-tuesday-and-delegate-shares.html?hp">But as <em>The New York Times</em> sees it</a>, Gingrich might have to recalibrate, and it may all come down to Super Tuesday.<p>The <em>Times</em> explains:<p><blockquote><p>"The Gingrich campaign is banking on its ability to ac Wed, 01 Feb 2012 12:42:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 21701 at http://kunc.org Romney Rules In First Mega-State, But Warning Flags Fly Over Florida Results http://kunc.org/post/romney-rules-first-mega-state-warning-flags-fly-over-florida-results It was a great night for Mitt Romney, restoring the former Massachusetts governor's lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.<p>Storming from behind after his crashing fall in South Carolina 10 days earlier, Romney overtook rival Newt Gingrich and passed him in the course of a week. Wed, 01 Feb 2012 11:21:00 +0000 Ron Elving 21698 at http://kunc.org Romney Rules In First Mega-State, But Warning Flags Fly Over Florida Results Despite Florida, GOP Concerns About Romney Linger http://kunc.org/post/despite-florida-gop-concerns-about-romney-linger With his lopsided win in Florida, Mitt Romney displayed nearly all the skills and talents a front-runner might need.<p>He was able to decimate his leading opponent, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, through a series of disciplined and sustained attacks, and he had the organizational capacity to press every tactical advantage.<p>The only thing he failed to do, some critics maintain, was present a convincing case that he's the best possible Republican candidate to take on President Obama.<p>Romney did score well among Florida voters who see the ability to beat Obama as their paramount concern, Wed, 01 Feb 2012 07:03:00 +0000 21695 at http://kunc.org Despite Florida, GOP Concerns About Romney Linger Romney's Fla. Co-Chairman: Win Tied To Economy... And November http://kunc.org/post/romneys-fla-co-chairman-win-tied-economy-and-november Mitt Romney's Florida campaign co-chairman says Romney's stance on the mortgage crisis resonated strongly with Republican voters in the Sunshine State.<p>"It's at the epicenter of the problems we're facing in our economy here," Tom Lee, who served as president of the Florida Senate and now works in the homebuilding industry, told NPR's Ari Shapiro. Wed, 01 Feb 2012 05:46:00 +0000 Padmananda Rama 21696 at http://kunc.org Romney's Fla. Co-Chairman: Win Tied To Economy... And November Santorum Reacts To Romney Romp In Florida By Going After Gingrich http://kunc.org/post/santorum-reacts-romney-romp-florida-going-after-gingrich Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum chose to characterize his distant third-place finish in Florida's Republican presidential primary as a victory, of sorts.<p>"Speaker Gingrich spent 5 or 6 million bucks in the state of Florida and walked away with no delegates," he told NPR after a packed primary night event at his Nevada headquarters in Las Vegas. Wed, 01 Feb 2012 05:05:00 +0000 Liz Halloran 21697 at http://kunc.org Santorum Reacts To Romney Romp In Florida By Going After Gingrich