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Republican Win for Romney 'Inevitable'?

On The Radar

Leading up to the South Carolina Primary, Jeff Zeleny, Sam Youngman, and Steve Hayes look at the field of candidates.

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Mitt Romney Agrees to Release Tax Returns, Estimates 15 Percent Tax Rate

On The Radar

Mitt Romney bowed to political pressure on Tuesday by promising to release his federal income tax returns, while estimating the rate he pays at about 15 percent and placing himself among the wealthiest Americans who earn most of their money from past investments. Romney’s disclosure underscored the Republican presidential front-runner’s discomfort with talking about a key aspect of his biography — his money — and reignited the debate over whether his multimillionaire status makes it hard for him to relate to middle-class Americans.

Mitt Romney rivals try to plant doubts about him in debate

On The Radar

Mitt Romney’s Republican presidential rivals attempted to plant new doubts about his conservatism and his character during a debate here on Monday, putting the front-runner on the defensive — and unnerving him at moments — even as polls suggest he is in a position to win a crucial contest on Saturday.

Huntsman ends campaign, endorses Romney

On The Radar

Presidential candidate Jon Huntsman suspended his bid for the Republican nomination on Monday, endorsing rival Mitt Romney and calling on his party to end "an onslaught of negative and personal attacks."

Newt’s Bright Night

On The Radar

Can a Republican presidential candidate have a second surge? Mitt Romney should hope not. At Monday night’s debate in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Newt Gingrich won in both the compulsory and freestyle categories: He offered complete answers that will look great to Republicans on YouTube (his exchange with Juan Williams), quips at his opponent’s expense (his dig at Romney’s super PAC), memorable lines (Andrew Jackson’s view on killing enemies), and substance (he had the details, not merely generalities).

January 13, 2012

Weekly Show

Will Mitt Romney’s momentum from successive wins in Iowa and New Hampshire help him win South Carolina? Plus, the Supreme Court will decide on the FCC’s authority to regulate the airwaves, and President Obama’s aims to shrink government. Joining Gwen: Beth Reinhard, National Journal; Jeanne Cummings, Bloomberg News; Alexis Simendinger, RealClearPolitics.com; Pete Williams, NBC News.
 

Candidates Brace for Brawl in South Carolina

On The Radar

Republican candidates plunged into what's likely to be a hard-hitting run-up to the Jan. 21 South Carolina primary, with unleash millions of dollars being spent on ads, many of them negative. Naftali Bendavid has details on Campaign Journal.

Five Things: What Matters Most After New Hampshire

Gwen's Take

Throughout this year’s election, I will pose and answer key questions at critical moments during the campaign. On New Hampshire Primary Election Day, I shared the five things I was watching for.

Here is how it all shook out.

Republican Rivals Batter Romney in South Carolina

On The Radar

For the Republican presidential candidates who want to stop Mitt Romney in South Carolina, it comes down to this: How far are they willing to go? A day after Mr. Romney’s victory in New Hampshire left his rivals running out of time to block his path to the nomination, he was greeted here by a wave of attacks on his business record, his past support for abortion rights and his character.
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Romney's 'Electability' is Key

On The Radar

New Hampshire Republicans are practical people. As I traveled around the state this week, voters who said they supported Mitt Romney in Tuesday's presidential primary consistently offered two reasons for their choice. One was Romney's resume: his experience as both a businessman and a reasonably successful governor of Massachusetts.
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