Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Voting results from Super Tuesday

By Collegian News Staff

March 7, 2012

    Georgia | Idaho | Massachusetts | North Dakota | Oklahoma | Tennessee | Vermont | Virginia   Newt Gingrich wins Georgia Former Georgia Congressman and Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich earned the favor of his...

Elephant-sized vote set for Super Tuesday

By Brian Canova

March 6, 2012

Voters in 10 states, including Massachusetts, will today cast nomination ballots crucial to the campaigns of the four remaining Republican contenders vying for the party nod in November’s presidential bid. In an electi...

Fly Me to the Moon

By Claire Anderson

February 21, 2012

Most ideas are quickly disregarded for standard reasons. It’s not sane, it’s illegal, it’s too expensive or it is impossible. But that has never stopped Republicans before. In fact, it usually propels them forward, like no Wall Street regulation and no gun control laws. But Republ...

Slow and steady wins the race

By Emily Felder

February 16, 2012

I have stopped seeing the presidential caucuses as this idealistic demonstration of American consciousness and democratic engagement in the voting system. Alternatively, I picture a dark and smoky room with a faceless group ...

Romney sails to sweeping victory in Nevada

By Collegian News Staff

February 6, 2012

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney scored a landslide victory in the Nevada Republican caucuses Saturday, building off of his Florida primary win last Tuesday and cementing his place as the frontrunner in the race for the Republican...

A Republican Frankenstein’s monster

By Nikhil Rao

February 2, 2012

As a politics wonk, I have been following the race for the Republican presidential nomination since May 2010. I’ve witnessed it all: from the rise of Michele Bachmann to the ignominious fall of Herman Cain. I’ve agreed with the pundits about each candi...

Romney holds commanding lead in Florida polls on eve of crucial primary

By Collegian News Staff

January 31, 2012

As Florida Republican voters prepare to head to the polls for today’s crucial primaries, it appears all but certain that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will win the Sunshine State’s nod. A Quinnipiac University poll...

Gingrich surges in South Carolina

By Brian Canova

January 22, 2012

The story of the 2012 Republican primary season became a much different one than many expected Saturday night, as Newt Gingrich scored a decisive, and unpredicted, victory in the South Carolina primary. On the heels of two...