What is to stop a foreign country from funneling money through US businesses or political donors into Super PACs to buy US elections?
An independent group backing Republican Mitt Romney is spending nearly $4 million on ads in nine battleground states.
But while the race is not technically finished, Mitt Romney’s victory in Illinois has shown that the major drama of the primary race is indeed over.
Super Tuesday was supposed to be a deciding day for the candidates and reset the campaign. Even though the Tuesday after Super Tuesday only featured three states, it will end up resetting far more of the campaign than Super Tuesday did.
But, because of the support of his Super PAC, Gingrich is upsetting the natural course of primary politics by staying in a race that he cannot win, nor influence.
Based on the polls going into the caucus, Santorum’s showing in Colorado was quite a surprise. It was definitely a disappointing night for Romney, but not quite disastrous.
Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum won the Colorado caucus, one of three states that voted on Tuesday. He also won in Minnesota’s non-binding caucus and Missouri’s primary.
Looking at the results, especially in Colorado, the real casualty of Tuesday’s races was Newt Gingrich, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.
Colorado Republicans were divided on their presidential candidates Tuesday but united by a common conviction that the nation is headed in the wrong direction.
Note to Republican presidential contenders: Colorado’s political terrain is as rocky as its mountains.