GOP Leaders Slow To Back Presidential Hopefuls

After two months of voting, none of the Republican candidates for president is getting much support from the GOP leaders who could play an important role in determining the party's nominee for president.

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has the most endorsements. But they are coming in more of a trickle than a waterfall.

The Associated Press has polled 106 of the 117 so-called super delegates -- members of the Republican National Committee who will automatically attend the party's national convention this summer and can support any candidate for president they choose.

The results: Romney got 23 endorsements, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich got four, and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum and Texas Rep. Ron Paul got two each.

Seventy-five RNC delegates were undecided.


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  • by The Badger on Mar 4, 2012 at 03:26 AM
    Santorum supports Rush, says he's just an entertainer...then KAPOWEEEE....Rush back tracks and apologizes with his tail between his legs like a cowardly dog!!!LOL One Clown supporting another Clown LOL, LOL, LOL Where's O'Riley? He agreed with Rush also. Probably hiding under his bed.
  • by Wolfgang Location: Chocowinity,NC on Mar 3, 2012 at 07:07 PM
    GOP Leaders Slow To Back Presidential Hopefuls? That is good to take time to get the right person to send Obama packing out of DC in 2012. Time is on the GOP side. Obama's time is getting very short November elections will be here soon. He will only have had 4 years destroy the american way of life. He gave us 13 Trillion Dollars in Debt! Thanks Hope N Change
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      by Anonymous on Mar 3, 2012 at 08:08 PM in reply to Wolfgang
      Are you serious? Time is on President Obamas side, the more these GOP Clowns talk, the more Idiotic they sound. They cannot take the Sarah Palin approach and not say anything. These Dummies just don't know when to quit. At least Sarah did, the only smart thing she ever did.
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        by Lavon on Mar 4, 2012 at 03:54 AM in reply to
        Just look over Wolfgang (Snake Oil) The guys so desperate that he just makes up stuff randomly.
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          by Obama Snake Oil Co on Mar 4, 2012 at 06:29 AM in reply to Lavon
          Look Barlow, are you having identity problems again?
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          by Anonymous on Mar 4, 2012 at 08:37 AM in reply to Lavon
          We figured that out a long time ago.
  • by Anonymous on Mar 3, 2012 at 05:46 PM
    When a Republican is nominated the attention will again return to President Obama's miserably failed presidency.
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      by Lavon on Mar 3, 2012 at 07:03 PM in reply to
      You wish Lol I don't know if you've checked lately but the jokes on your party this election
  • by Wisconsin GOP Leader Proposes Legislation To Blame Single Parents For Child Abuse And Neglect on Mar 3, 2012 at 04:45 PM
    Wisconsin State Senator Glenn Grothman, the Assistant Majority Leader and a close ally of GOP Governor Scott Walker in the effort to destroy collective bargaining in the Badger State, is taking crazy to new levels. Grothman has introduced a bill that would require the State of Wisconsin to officially deem single parenthood to be a “contributor” to child abuse and neglect and to put the same into statutory laws of the state. Seriously…no kidding…really.
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      by Anonymous on Mar 3, 2012 at 08:08 PM in reply to Wisconsin GOP Leader Proposes Legislation To Blame Single Parents For Child Abuse And Neglect
      Better tell Bristol Palin!
  • by Lavon Location: Golds boro on Mar 3, 2012 at 01:06 PM
    Of course. Their so sorry I mean you can't blame them for not backing the candidates. What a pathetic field of candidates the Republicans have. Thank God im a Democrat. You couldn't pay me to be a Republican
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      by Mustang on Mar 3, 2012 at 01:59 PM in reply to Lavon
      So you're saying the Democrats pay you then?
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      by Mark on Mar 3, 2012 at 06:26 PM in reply to Lavon
      Lavon - I bet if I handed you $10,000 dollars to vote Republican in 2012. You would say Obama Who? I love the GOP
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        by Anonymous on Mar 4, 2012 at 03:19 AM in reply to Mark
        That's what the GOP have been doing for years.
  • by LOL on Mar 3, 2012 at 01:00 PM
    Hey Repubs, no need to worry, Obama Snake Oil Company has promised a "Generic Candidate" will arise from the ashes, just like a Phoenix and save the GOP, He/She will have long flowing hair that sways in the breeze, with a long white flowing gown, skin as smooth as a babys behind. You do trust everything he says ...don't ya? Winky wink!
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      by Anonymous on Mar 3, 2012 at 04:14 PM in reply to LOL
      More like everything he imagines. The Guy is a Nut Case.
  • by Rush is right on Mar 3, 2012 at 12:56 PM
    Beating Obama in the fall will be easy. Republicans stand for freedom. Democrats support free handouts and communism. 
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      by Lavon on Mar 3, 2012 at 03:24 PM in reply to Rush is right
      LOL Man you don't even believe that yourself. Stop being silly. You can come back to reality now
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      by Anonymous on Mar 3, 2012 at 04:13 PM in reply to Rush is right
      Democrats support common sense, Republicans support Clowns.
  • by LOL! on Mar 3, 2012 at 10:55 AM
    Republi-turds are soooo lame!! I enjoy watching them crash and burn.For example"Rush Limbaugh".Need I say more?!
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      by Anonymous on Mar 3, 2012 at 04:12 PM in reply to LOL!
      And these Bozos are actually standing behind this Buffoon. Every week they get Dumber and Dumber!
  • by Clowns -R-Us on Mar 3, 2012 at 10:00 AM
    The Republicans have a candidate? When did this happen????
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      by Obama Snake Oil Co on Mar 3, 2012 at 12:26 PM in reply to Clowns -R-Us
      Oh, you kiddies....its anybody but Obama based on the losers that actually voted for the worst president in the history of America. I think you should vote for John Kerry myself...
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        by Lavon on Mar 3, 2012 at 03:25 PM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
        The worst President in history was George W Bush. If you don't believe me then go and look at his approval numbers when he left office.
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        by The Badger on Mar 3, 2012 at 04:10 PM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
        Snake Oil, You must be waiting for that magical ship to come in and save the GOP, now a slitter of hope is just beyond the horizon then.... KAPOWEEEE...it just shank!
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          by Obama Snake Oil Co on Mar 4, 2012 at 06:54 AM in reply to The Badger
          Unless Obimbo gets an approval above 27%, Kapoweee...he is packing a PODs....
  • by Barlow Location: Winterville on Mar 3, 2012 at 09:57 AM
    The leaders of the GOP know that 2012 is pretty much lost when it comes to the Presidency unless their voter suppression tactics work. The Repug governors have been working hard to make sure the poor, students, and old people have a hard time voting. When voter turnout is high, Republicans lose. It is simple math. There are just more registered democrats than Republicans and they don't want them voting. They can't win by playing by the rules so they change them to their liking. Personally, I think the margin of victory for the Democrats will be so high, it won't matter what they do. They only have themselves to blame. When they start representing all the people, and not just the ones lining their pockets, they will be back in contention. Biden/Clinton 2016!
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      by huh? on Mar 3, 2012 at 11:07 AM in reply to Barlow
      Are you being treated for your paranoia?
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      by Barlows right again on Mar 3, 2012 at 12:45 PM in reply to Barlow
      The GOP has practiced voter caging and intimidation under the auspices of “ballot security” since the civil rights era. In a 2004 report to the Center for Voting Rights and Protection entitled “Republican Ballot Security Programs: Vote Protection or Minority Vote Suppression—Or Both?”, scholars from Rice University discussed the history of what they call “ballot security programs gone bad” which, in the name of protecting against vote fraud, are intended to have a chilling effect on voting, and “almost exclusively target heavily black, Latino, or Indian voting precincts.”
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        by WHAT on Mar 3, 2012 at 02:47 PM in reply to Barlows right again
        Are you talking about the thugs from ACORN posted at polling locations all across the nation to intimidate anyone not supporting OBAMA????
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          by Barlow on Mar 3, 2012 at 06:59 PM in reply to WHAT
          Just when I thing I've read the goofiest thing possible, y'all come up with something better. LOL. Can you give us a credible reference for ACORN "thugs" posted at polling locations across the nation?
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      by Anonymous on Mar 3, 2012 at 12:47 PM in reply to Barlow
      As the hotly contested November election nears, it should be no surprise that voter intimidation and suppression schemes are ramping up too. Even beyond the usual partisan pre-election hysteria, this year the Tea Party has made "voter fraud" a rallying cry. Never mind that it's been proven time and again that voter fraud is largely a myth; it excites the right-wing base.
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