Romney To Visit CT After Santorum Suspends Campaign

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will campaign in Hartford on Wednesday afternoon, a day after news broke that former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum had suspended his campaign.

 

The former Massachusetts governor is scheduled to stop at a Main Street printing company Wednesday afternoon to talk with female business owners.

 

Romney’s visit to Connecticut is the first for a Republican presidential candidate in the 2012 election cycle. And some may consider it unnecessary since Romney had a wide lead over his opponents here in the polls.

 

Last month’s Quinnipiac University poll showed Romney with a commanding lead over his competitors. The poll found Romney in the lead with 42 percent of the vote, followed by Santorum with 19 percent, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich with 13 percent and U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, with 9 percent.

 

 

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