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Election 2012: Primaries: March

After the first round of big tests, four candidates were left standing in the race to the Republican nomination. Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, and Ron Paul dug in and pledged to fight to the end and contesting the nomination at the convention if they had to. But on Super Tuesday, when 10 states casting votes in the Republican primary. With nearly 500 delegates on the line, the stakes were high for all four candidates. After Super Tuesday, the Republican would change once more.

Articles

Election 2012: "Believe In This County"
Election 2012: "Believe In This County"
by Alysa Goethe
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March5,2012
On March 1, Vice President Joe Biden spoke at Iowa State University (ISU) in Ames, Iowa, about the Obama Administration's economic plans.
Election 2012: Cain Campaigns for Gingrich
Election 2012: Cain Campaigns for Gingrich
by Ben Frigon
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March5,2012
Former Republican presidential candidate and current supporter of Newt Gingrich stumped for Gingrich at an event in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the weekend before Super Tuesday.
Election 2012: On the Road to Super Tuesday
Election 2012: On the Road to Super Tuesday
by Meggie Zahneis
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March5,2012
Washington state held its Republican presidential caucus on Saturday, and voters gave Mitt Romney another win. On the day of the caucus, Romney was busy campaigning in Ohio.
Election 2012: Super Tuesday is Here
Election 2012: Super Tuesday is Here
by Andrew Liang
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March6,2012
On Super Tuesday, 10 states, or one-fifth of the United States, will hold Republican primaries. Up for grabs: 437 delegates, more than the first two months of the primary battle combined.
Election 2012: Newt Gingrich on the Campaign Trail
Election 2012: Newt Gingrich on the Campaign Trail
by Ben Frigon
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March6,2012
Kid Reporter Ben Frigon interviews Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich after a pre-Super Tuesday campaign event in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Election 2012: A Super Tuesday Split
Election 2012: A Super Tuesday Split
by Andrew Liang , Ben Frigon and Coleman Hirschberg
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March7,2012
Eleven states - or one-fifth of the United States - went to the polls yesterday to vote in the Republican primary. When all was said and done, only one thing is clear: it's going to be a long race for the Republican presidential nomination.
Election 2012: A Celebration in Boston
Election 2012: A Celebration in Boston
by Coleman Hirschberg
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March7,2012
Eleven states held primaries or caucuses on Super Tuesday, and as of Wednesday morning Mitt Romney won five of the contests.
Election 2012: Santorum Wins Tennessee
Election 2012: Santorum Wins Tennessee
by Ben Frigon
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March7,2012
The Tennessee primary was one of the elections to watch on Super Tuesday. Mitt Romney's campaign expected a close race, but it was Rick Santorum who won the state.
Election 2012: The Tortoise at His Best
Election 2012: The Tortoise at His Best
by Andrew Liang
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March7,2012
On the biggest day of the Republican primary campaign, Newt Gingrich scored his most important victory. The Former Speaker of the House won the Georgia primary on Super Tuesday.
Election 2012: Virginians Go For Romney
Election 2012: Virginians Go For Romney
by Alexandra Zhang
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March7,2012
In Virginia, voters had only two candidates to choose from on their primary ballot: Mitt Romney and Ron Paul. This led to low voter turnout, but those who voted had strong opinions on what they wanted in a President.
Election 2012: Not Much Choice in Virginia
Election 2012: Not Much Choice in Virginia
by Edward Zhou
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March7,2012
Virginia was one of the states that held a primary election on Super Tuesday. But unlike the 10 other contests across the country, there were only two candidates on the Virginia ballot.
Election 2012: Santorum Wins Kansas
Election 2012: Santorum Wins Kansas
by Caleb Wilson
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March12,2012
On Saturday, hundreds of Republicans came to Wichita in cars, trucks, and even charter buses, to cast their votes at the Century II Expo Hall. They all came to Century II to participate in the Kansas caucus.
Election 2012: Candidates' Kids On the Trail
Election 2012: Candidates' Kids On the Trail
by Jessica Taylor
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March13,2012
As the voters of Hawaii prepare for the state's caucus, Republican candidates got some help on the campaign trail: from their kids. Kid Reporter Jessica Taylor interviewed Elizabeth Santorum and Ronnie Paul at campaign stops in Honolulu.
Election 2012: Santorum Sweeps South
Election 2012: Santorum Sweeps South
by Jessica Taylor
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March14,2012
Republicans voted in four primaries on Tuesday night: Mississippi, Alabama, Hawaii, and American Samoa. Rick Santorum swept the south, while Mitt Romney won in the Pacific.
Election 2012: Romney Wins Puerto Rico as Missouri Caucuses
Election 2012: Romney Wins Puerto Rico as Missouri Caucuses
by Andrew Liang
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March19,2012
We're at the halfway point of the 2012 Republican primary, and there is still no clear frontrunner. And as the candidates get closer to the Republican National Convention in August, each primary contest gains importance.
Election 2012: Clinton Rallies North Dakota Democrats
Election 2012: Clinton Rallies North Dakota Democrats
by Aria Wanek
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March20,2012
The North Dakota Democratic Party held its state convention the weekend, and the main event was a speech by a national Democratic leader: President Bill Clinton.
Election 2012: Romney Takes Illinois
Election 2012: Romney Takes Illinois
by Natalie Wexler
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March21,2012
All eyes were on Illinois yesterday as the state held its Republican presidential primary. In the end, Mitt Romney won a decisive victory with 46.7 percent of the vote. Rick Santorum finished second with 35 percent.
Election 2012: Santorum Wins in Louisiana
Election 2012: Santorum Wins in Louisiana
by Christopher Pate
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March26,2012
Voters in Louisiana gave Rick Santorum another southern victory on Saturday. Santorum scored a decisive win, leading all candidates with 49 percent of the vote.
Election 2012: Ron Paul Campaigns in Louisiana
Election 2012: Ron Paul Campaigns in Louisiana
by Christopher Pate
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March26,2012
On the Friday before the Louisiana primary, Louisiana College in Pineville was visited by Dr. Ron Paul. He spoke to hundreds of supporters in Guinn Auditorium.
Election 2012: Jelly Beans and Stump Speeches
Election 2012: Jelly Beans and Stump Speeches
by Veronica Louise Mendoza
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | March30,2012
Even though the California primary is more than three months away, Rick Santorum is getting an early start on campaigning in the state.
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