Exit polls: Romney wins NH with broader coalition
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) – Mitt Romney won New Hampshire’s Republican presidential primary by building on the strengths that carried him to a narrow victory in Iowa and bringing in a broader coalition of tea party supporters and conservatives, according to exit polls. THE ECONOMY: New Hampshire voters were more apt than Iowa caucus-goers to say the economy was the most important issue in deciding their vote, and the issue was again Romney’s best. Am...
Romney wins in NH, Ron Paul runs second
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Mitt Romney cruised to victory in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, improving on his first-place finish in last week’s Iowa caucuses and firmly establishing himself as the man to beat for the Republican presidential nomination. “Tonight we made history,” Romney told cheering supporters before pivoting to a stinging denunciation of President Barack Obama. “The middle class has been crushed,” he said, “our debt is too...