New Hampshire Primary

2:58pm

Fri January 13, 2012
Election 2012

The Ron Paul Paradox: GOP Questions His Impact

Originally published on Fri January 13, 2012 8:08 pm

Ron Paul greets supporters in Meredith, N.H., on Sunday, two days before he placed second in the state's Republican primary.
Stephan Savoia Associated Press

Four years ago, Texas Rep. Ron Paul finished fifth in the New Hampshire presidential primary with just under 8 percent of the vote.

On Tuesday, he got nearly 23 percent of the vote in the New Hampshire primary, finishing second to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the Republican contest. That came a week after Paul's third-place finish in the Iowa caucuses.

Read more

5:38am

Wed January 11, 2012
It's All Politics

'New Hampshire And Beyond': A Special Elections Podcast

Originally published on Wed January 11, 2012 6:32 am

Voters cast ballots in the gym of the Webster School in Manchester, N.H., on Tuesday.
Evan Vucci AP
  • New Hampshire And Beyond: A Special Elections Podcast

Mitt Romney's convincing win in New Hampshire — and what that might mean for upcoming contests in the Republican presidential race — is the subject of a special podcast prepared fresh this morning from NPR News.

The podcast includes highlights from what the candidates had to say about the outcome in New Hampshire, plus NPR reporting on how Romney put together his victory. It also examines how the focus of the campaign will change as the GOP hopefuls descend on South Carolina ahead of that state's Jan. 21 primary.

Read more

2:00am

Wed January 11, 2012
Election 2012

New Hampshire Voters Speak Out

Originally published on Wed January 11, 2012 5:11 am

Transcript

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Now, for some perspective, New Hampshire accounts for a tiny portion of the delegates Republicans are competing for – just 5 percent. Bigger states later on in the election season will award many more delegates. But voters in the Granite State feel their votes serve as an important vetting process, a springboard for candidates. And NPR's Andrea Seabrook spent election day talking to those voters.

Read more

2:00am

Wed January 11, 2012
Election 2012

Ron Paul Captures 2nd Place In N.H. Primary

As expected, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney won the New Hampshire primary. Texas Rep. Ron Paul clinched second place — ahead of former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman. Paul told a crowd of supporters that he was nibbling at the heels of the front-runner.

8:22pm

Tue January 10, 2012
It's All Politics

In N.H. Primary Victory Speech, Romney Blasts Obama, Largely Ignores GOP Rivals

Originally published on Tue January 10, 2012 8:08 pm

Mitt Romney greets supporters in Manchester, N.H., after his primary night win.
Justin Sullivan Getty Images

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney used his New Hampshire primary victory speech to attack President Obama — with only a glancing nod to his Republican rivals.

Read more

Pages