Skip to comments.Poll: Romney the frontrunner in 2016?
Posted on 06/19/2014 3:36:50 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
He's said over and over that he won't run for the White House a third time, but a new poll indicates that if Mitt Romney changed his mind and made another bid for president, he'd be the frontrunner among Republicans in the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire.
According to the Suffolk University/Boston Herald survey, which was released Thursday, 24% of Granite State Republicans and independents who lean towards the GOP say that Romney would be their first choice for their party's presidential nomination.
Among the potential 2016 GOP contenders, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was a distant second, at 9%, with Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky at 8%, and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush at 7%.
While the survey may make headlines, it's important to remember that Romney's very well known in New Hampshire. He owns a vacation home in the state, has often appeared at GOP events in New Hampshire, and was governor of neighboring Massachusetts. Romney easily won the 2012 Republican primary, but lost the state by six percentage points to President Barack Obama in the general election....
(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...
The Palmetto Scoop reported: "One of the first stories to hit the national airwaves was
the claim of a major internal strife between close McCain aides and the folks handling his running mate Sarah Palin."
"Im told by very good sources that this was indeed the case and that a rift had developed, but it was between Palins people and the staffers brought on from the failed presidential campaign of former Gov. Mitt Romney, not McCain aides."
"The sources said nearly 80 percent of Romneys former staff was absorbed by McCain and these individuals were responsible for what amounts to a premeditated, last-minute sabotage of Palin."
aides loyal to Romney inside the McCain campaign, said The Scoop, reportedly saw
that Palin would be a serious contender for the Republican nomination in 2012 or 2016, which made her a threat to another presidential quest by Romney.
"These staffers are now out trying to finish her off .hoping it would ingratiate themselves with Mitt Romney."
"Who's the Palin Leaker from the McCain Campaign?
National Review Online The publication of a Vanity Fair profile of Sarah Palin
appears to have opened old wounds in the McCain campaign.
... the source of the Diva leak was Nicolle Wallaces husband."
The GOP does seem to be suicidal, don’t they?
they are just trying to suppress conservative voters
I think we need the following:
a man who can speak loud and clear.
a man with steel balls.
Is there anybody out there with these credentials?
If he is going to keep shooting his mouth like a Democrat, he should run as a Democrat.
Jim, tell us how you really feel about your friend, Mitt.
It worked in 2012
It’s like a recurring nightmare.
How do we stop the first two or three primary states from picking our candidates? I’m frankly tired of it.
“He sure didn’t win his “home” state, did he? “
Why do you think people who read this site are stupid ?
You don’t like Romney, fair enough.
But your bashing of romney by saying he did not win his home state is stupid as all who read this and you know it too. So grow up , give the readers some credit and find another insult.
I like Romney but if I did not, I think this would work.
“So Mr. 47% might run again, NOT”
What is it about Gov. Romney that you “like” so much. We’re all ears.
Sara Palin does have steel balls and can talk loud and clear. (she can throw a baseball better than the little pos in office)
“I think we need the following:
I think you are ticking off the Palin supporters.
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