GOP candidates make late ground push in Okla.

By: From Wire Reports
By: From Wire Reports

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The last time Super Tuesday arrived in Oklahoma, Sen. John McCain had already sewn up the GOP nomination.

This time around, it's a month later than in 2008 and the four candidates for the Republican presidential nomination are fighting for votes in Oklahoma without the usual broad network of local chairmen and dedicated volunteers.

Rick Santorum has visited the state twice in the past month. Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney and Ron Paul have visited here, too.

With 40 delegates at stake, Oklahoma isn't the biggest prize during the Super Tuesday primaries. But its reputation as the "reddest of the red states" means that whoever wins here could claim to have the conservative credentials necessary to put together an effective challenge to President Barack Obama in the fall.

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  • by Opinionated Location: Ardmore on Mar 6, 2012 at 01:46 PM
    How do you figure that Russ. Is it because we don't believe in supporting the lazy? Maybe it's because we believe that if you are in this country illegaly, you should be deported? How about because we believe government is blowing our money while draining our pockets? What have we lost touch with? Or are you just spouting more liberal trash?
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      by Jack on Mar 7, 2012 at 09:57 AM in reply to Opinionated
      Awe. Poor baby. It'll be alright.
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      by Joey on Mar 8, 2012 at 09:20 PM in reply to Opinionated
      Are you speaking of the same "we" that have never effectively stopped supporting the lazy, or illegal immigration or blowing $ while draining your pockets? Or are you speaking of the "we" that want to see Vatican law imposed upon Americans?
  • by Russ on Mar 5, 2012 at 05:39 PM
    Looks like Obama has this election in the bag... No way will the GOP win this one. Conservatives have lost touch with the majority of US citizens.
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      by Sick of it on Mar 6, 2012 at 02:44 PM in reply to Russ
      I know that I would vote for any idiot before I would vote for Obama.
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