Presidential Election 2012 Update: January 23, 2012

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After a hectic weekend in South Carolina, the candidates start their campaigning in Florida with another Presidential Debate tonight, hosted by NBC. For a recap of the South Carolina Primary results:

Newt Gingrich: 40.4%, Mitt Romney: 27.8%, Rick Santorum: 17%, Ron Paul: 13%, and Other: 1.4%

What’s more important than these percentages, however, is the actual numbers of delegates distributed in South Carolina. Of the 25 delegates up for grabs, Gingrich won 23, bringing his total number of delegates up to 25, just 8 behind Mitt Romney’s 33. Rick Santorum and Ron Paul did not receive any delegates from the South Carolina Primary and their total number of delegates remains at 14 and 4, respectively. Florida, with its winner-takes-all system, will be a defining moment for one candidate, as the winner will take all 50 delegates, placing them ahead of the pack.

On the campaign trail January 23, 2012 …

Newt Gingrich (Republican): With the motto, “We Pick Presidents,” South Carolina was an important victory for Newt Gingrich. A new Rasmussen Reports poll shows that after his win in South Carolina, the former Speaker of the House surged to 41% support, surpassing Mitt Romney’s 32%. The Washington Post credits Gingrich’s performance in last week’s debates and his recent win in the primary to his soaring numbers.

 

Barack Obama (Democrat): Back in Washington, President Obama prepares for his State of the Union speech while announcing that he will answer questions in Google+ Hangouts on January 30th, reclaiming his title as “the first social media president.” His presence on Google+ will add to his arsenal of social media weapons, making him a dominant force on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Youtube and Instagram, according to the Los Angeles Times. You can submit your questions and vote on the questions you want to see answered through the White House Youtube channel.

 

Ron Paul (Republican): Despite his fourth place finish in South Carolina, Ron Paul says his campaign is in good shape and he will continue with his pursuit for the Republican presidency. He will not, however, campaign in Florida because of its size and his lack of resources. Ron Paul announced in his speech after the South Carolina primary on Saturday that, “when you win elections and you win delegates, that’s the way you promote a cause.” Because Florida has a winner-takes-all system for distributing its 50 delegates, Paul will focus on states in the West and North to pursue delegates and promote his cause.

 

Buddy Roemer (Republican): Louisiana Governor Buddy Roemer remains in the GOP race, but has decided to also skip campaigning in Florida. Roemer, who has previously pledged to reject donations over $100, is instead asking voters to donate their Tweets. While his numbers in the polls are low, his social media sites continue to see growth.

 

 

Mitt Romney (Republican): After coming in second in South Carolina, the once Republican front-runner Mitt Romney is now polling below Newt Gingrich in Florida, a drop that CNN attributes to his “uncertain handling of the tax return issue.” He announced this weekend that he would, in fact, release his 2010 tax returns “given the distraction that [he] thinks they have become in the last couple of weeks.”

 

Rick Santorum (Republican): Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum is still very much in the race, with a total of 14 delegates. Recent Real Clear Politics polls show him leading Ron Paul in Florida by 1%, with a total of 11% of the likely vote. Despite trailing to Gingrich and Romney in these polls, he believes, “You have three candidates who can be president,” as he reiterates the importance of Florida as a swing state in the general election.

 

Read it for yourself …

2012 Florida Republican Primary, Rasmussen Reports, January 23, 2012

Newt Gingrich’s rise-in one chart, The Washington Post, Jan. 23, 2012

President Obama to answer questions in Google+ Hangout on Jan. 30, Los Angeles Times, Jan. 23, 2012

Ron Paul plans to skip Florida. Will his strategy backfire? Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 23, 2012

GOP Delegate Tracker, Wall Street Journal, Jan. 23, 2012

Obama, the first social media president, Los Angeles Times, Nov. 18, 2008

Rick Santorum leads Ron Paul in RCP Average of Florida polls, The State Column, Jan. 23, 2012

Rick Santorum turns heat on Newt Gingrich in Florida, Politico, Jan. 22, 2012

Romney rips ‘erratic’ Gingrich, CNN, Jan. 23, 2012

Buddy Roemer Doesn’t Want You Money, He Wants You Tweets, Mediate, Jan. 10, 2012

Photos courtesy of candidate official websites  

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Want to thank all of you, for your Powerfull stand against Oboma & His Corrupted political partners.

But there is so much more we can do. Being aggressive and focusing on the facts and truth is only the first step.

We musT follow Up with more details standing by our convictions and dont back down.

Oboma has NOT brought CHANGE, In fact ~! ~ THE ONLY real THING needing CHANGE !....Was Barack Hussein Obama II.

                   HIMSELF

Barack Hussein Obama II ( Who hates American Values ) who is A " SELF PROCLAIMED Enemy" ~of responsible, Morally Conscious HARD WORKING Americans.

oBOMAS Irresponsible & DRUG MAFIA and reckless supporters KNOW~ that Barack Hussein Obama II, WILL FORCE YOU to paY THEM, out of your PockeT .{ FOR all of their UNCHECKED Vices and THRILLS/

 { All on YOU

 | / At your COST & Sacrifice.

...This UN~CHANGABLE fraud, has done His VERY BEST to Inspire VIOLENCE. THESE ARE OBAMAS OWN WORDS.. saying .........To his supporters.Saying “Get ready for hand-to-hand combat with your Fellow Americans”

– Obama has ALSO DECLARED to his Supporters. “I want all Americans to get in each others faces!– Obama demands !

 “You bring a knife to a fight pal, we’ll bring a gun”

THESE ARE OBAMAS OWN WORDS.. ANGER VIOLENCE and more taxes..... THIS IS OBAMAS Change for america /“Hit Back Twice As Hard”. He commands !

 *Obama on the private sector: ~~ “We talk To these folks…~ / so I know whose a*$ to KICK.“ OBOMA wants to KICK your a*$ /

Shouting THAT Republican victory would mean ~ “hand to hand combat” and HE IS EXPECTING people to be on Edge and BORDERLINE killing MODE, VIOLENT / and STAND up for their immoral CAUSES and THIS IS WHAT HE LIVES FOR ./ ./ ./

THESE ARE OBAMAS OWN WORDS.. !

* Obama Tells democrats: “ I’m itching for a fight.” !

....PLEASE.... go to reXes NEW WebsiTe ~ ! Oboma *( Just like Adolf Hitler~~oBOMA~~~ Demands ! -- [ THE FINAL SOLUTION - for Un~Wanted Children Barak Obama is A MURDERER .~Torturing UNWANTED babys on DEATH ROE

CLICK HERE   http://obomlnation.webstarts.com/index.html

 

OBAMA TAKES a little NEW BORN innocent child. BORN. ALIVE sTabS it iN the head and SUCKs ITS BRAINS OUT.

This is just too wrong and horrible.  Please stand for Loving Children and the USA.    

 Respectfully and Thankfully Thank you ALL for your Time.

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