January 31, 2012
Florida had its moment in the sun Tuesday in the race for the Republican presidential nomination – and it was former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's turn to shine again. Romney easily bested rival Newt Gingrich in the first contest since the former House speaker's decisive victory in South Carolina. Former Sen. Rick Santorum and Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, who largely skipped campaigning in Florida, were farther behind.
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