Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Romney wins presidential caucuses in Hawaii   2012-03-14 18:35:01             
WASHINGTON, March 14 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has won the presidential caucuses in Hawaii, local media reported early Wednesday.
Romney won Hawaii with 45 percent against 25 percent for his strong rival Rick Santorum after 99 percent of the votes were counted.
Texas congressman Ron Paul won 18 percent, and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich trailed in the fourth spot with 11 percent.
The result came hours after Romney was defeated by Santorum in Alabama and Mississippi.
The Pacific island state sends 20 delegates to the Republican convention in August.

WASHINGTON, March 10 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has scored a second victory in GOP caucuses in an island territory, U.S. media reported Saturday.
After a win in Guam, Romney has won the Northern Mariana Islands caucuses early Saturday. Both territories are located on the other side of the International Date Line. Full story
WASHINGTON, March 13 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum on Tuesday night was projected by CNN as winner of the Mississippi primary, after winning the Alabama race, sweeping the "Southern Super Tuesday." Full story

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