Super Tuesday

2:55pm

Tue March 6, 2012

6:00am

Tue March 6, 2012
Politics

Colorado Democrats and Super Tuesday

Colorado Statesman

Today is “Super Tuesday”. Ten states are holding GOP caucuses. It’s also caucus day for Colorado Democrats. With no one contesting President Obama, state party leaders are urging their base not to sit this one out. They even held a rally at the state capitol on Monday to get the word out.

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5:27am

Tue March 6, 2012
The Two-Way

Super Tuesday: GOP Candidates In Tight Race For 437 Delegates

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney greets supporters at a town hall meeting at Taylor Winfield in Youngstown, Ohio on Monday.
Gerald Herbert AP

5:02am

Tue March 6, 2012
It's All Politics

Super Tuesday: 4 Things To Watch

Originally published on Tue March 6, 2012 7:55 am

Ten states hold GOP nominating contests on March 6. Here a voter heads to a polling station Tuesday morning in Cambridge, Mass., where former Gov. Mitt Romney is expected to win his home state.
Emmanuel Dunand AFP/Getty Images

Super Tuesday 2012 is finally here, with Republican presidential preference contests — a mix of primaries and caucuses — occurring in 10 states from sea to shining sea.

While the 2012 race for the GOP nomination likely won't be over by Wednesday morning, it could seem far closer to being so, especially if Mitt Romney sweeps contests everywhere but, say, Georgia, where the former congressman from the Peach State, Newt Gingrich, is expected to have a good night.

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2:00am

Tue March 6, 2012
NPR Story

Super Tuesday: 10 States Holding Nominating Contests

Originally published on Tue March 6, 2012 10:13 am

Republican presidential candidates have a chance to win hundreds of convention delegates after voters cast their ballots in Super Tuesday contests. The delegate count wouldn't be enough for any candidate to clinch the nomination, but it would help. Mitt Romney is hoping to return to front-runner status but Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul are trying to prevent that.

Morning Edition has four reports on Monday's campaigning leading up to Super Tuesday's 10 primaries and caucuses.

NPR's Don Gonyea was traveling with former Senator Rick Santorum in Ohio.

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