Sunday May 31, 2020

Costly race for Republican nomination drags on

Mitt Romney remains in front, but is unable to finish his rivals off - at considerable expense to his campaign coffers, writes Niall Stanage in Washington DC.

11th March, 2012
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Mitt Romney and his wife Ann at a rally in Boston on Super Tuesday. Photo: Getty

The Republican Party's fight to choose a presidential election candidate will grind on this week, and that is bad news for frontrunner Mitt Romney.

Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts, could have had the presidential nomination wrapped up by now. But he has missed several chances to deliver a knockout blow, most recently on Super Tuesday last week. This Tuesday he may well suffer more defeats, further heightening disquiet about his apparent inability to close...

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