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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Could Newt pull off a Delaware upset?

Gingrich is always plotting his next comeback. Today it's Delaware where he has been campaigning feverishly. With five primaries today (DE, PA, NY, RI and CT), the broke and indebted Newt doesn't stand a chance of resurrecting his failed campaign. Still, he's convinced that Delaware is the place to do it.
While Romney has ignored it, Gingrich has spent most of his time recently in Delaware, a state with only 17 delegates that will be awarded on a winner-take-all basis in Tuesday night’s primary races, which also include Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York. Sure, a win by the former House speaker — who has laid off most of his staff and is millions of dollars in debt — in Delaware is still a long shot. But even some Romney backers are becoming increasingly concerned that Gingrich could catch them flatfooted and pull out a surprise victory in the state. “He’s definitely got a chance because there are some people who feel like he really made an attempt to come to Delaware,” said state Sen. Liane Sorenson, a 20-year officeholder who endorsed Romney. “There are people who will vote for him for that reason.”
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While Newt has stubbornly refused to concede defeat, the buzz is that if Newt fails to score in Delaware, he will reassess his campaign (giving up in campaign speak).

Newt Gingrich's daughter says the former House speaker will "reassess" his campaign after the votes are tallied in Delaware, potentially setting the stage for his exit from the Republican presidential race.
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Yahoo! News 

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