Politico takes notice of Ron Paul's success in New England. Why is it that more Yankees are embracing Ron Paul than southerners?
You wouldn't think a Texas Republican congressman could get traction in New England, but consider Ron Paul's performance in the region Tuesday and over the course of the primary season. He finished second in every state except Massachusetts, nearly won Maine and won about a quarter of the vote in New Hampshire, Vermont and Rhode Island. In the two states where he has lagged -- Connecticut and Massachusetts -- he still grew his vote dramatically over four years ago and won double-digits. All of this has come in a GOP field that features a former Massachusetts governor, and in a section of the country where the majority of states hold primaries, not the caucuses where Paul tends to thrive.
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