Brutal Nomination Fight Lays Ahead for Republicans
The Associated Press
Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during the Cape County Republican Women's Lincoln Day Dinner, Saturday, March 10, 2012, in Cape Giradeau, Mo. Rick Santorum won the Kansas caucuses in a rout on Saturday and Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney countered in Wyoming, a weekend prelude to suddenly pivotal Southern primary showdowns in the week ahead.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican front-runner Mitt Romney has repeatedly failed to win over the party's conservative base and now faces a brutal and extended political battle with Rick Santorum, a fight that could weaken whichever candidate who wins the nomination to challenge President Barack Obama in November.
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