Candidates brace for Super Tuesday results
Where do GOP hopefuls stand?
- Duration 3:37
- Date Mar 6, 2012
Where do GOP hopefuls stand?
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Evening I'm -- there we are a -- tonight in America's election headquarters in New York to kick off our extensive Super Tuesday coverage.
It is the biggest day of the campaign so far.
Ten states 419 delegates at stake also on the line the front runner status of Mitt Romney.
And the survival of the other three candidates this afternoon President Obama wished Romney well.
But now I understand there are some political come -- -- more on tonight what would you like famous.
Good luck tonight.
We will have full coverage of the president's news conference in just a moment but first.
Super Tuesday Rick Santorum faces what many feel is a must win situation in Ohio.
While a big night could give Romney a huge lead in the delegate math that his campaign will portray as insurmountable for his opponents.
Chief political correspondent Carl Cameron starts us off tonight from -- -- -- -- After barnstorming in Ohio -- -- returned to his home state of Massachusetts to cast a Super Tuesday vote for himself it's great to to be back home.
I'm hoping for a win in Massachusetts earlier Romney and Newt Gingrich -- the APEC summit in Washington via satellite Rick Santorum appeared in person -- each promised to stand with Israel's political hard -- against Iran.
I'll make sure Iran knows of the very real -- that awaits it if it becomes nuclear.
I won't engage Iran's neighbors and I almost station multiple aircraft carriers and warships -- -- nor.
Then again which administration.
We would not keep talking.
While the Iranians keep building today.
Tear down those facilities that we will tear down them.
-- Separate from the Saber rattling the candidates were focused on Super Tuesday ten states -- over 400 delegates at stake.
Romney's heavily favored in Massachusetts next door Vermont Virginia where Santorum and Gingrich are not on the ballot and Idaho which has a sizable Mormon population.
Santorum has a commanding lead in Oklahoma and an -- in Tennessee though Gingrich and Romney both inched closer in the volunteer state in recent polls.
Gingrich has a virtual lock on Georgia where he began his political career the state has 76 delegates the biggest prize of the night -- Romney will pick up some delegates there to.
-- of a super pac that supports and have an advertising heavily in each state.
You've got to carried Georgia by a big margin tonight we're gonna do much better than people expected a number of other states for the third time.
We're gonna come bouncing back.
And I suspect another two -- three weeks.
We'll have a good -- And -- the key contest -- surged in recent days santorum's ineligible for eighteen of the State's 66 delegates because of filing problems.
It Tennessee santorum's fending off last minute surges from Gingrich who played at the southern roots.
And Romney who's got momentum from five straight wins Ron Paul alone visited Alaska -- it's strong libertarian streak.
You're not the coda to what Democrats and independents can vote just you know.
Bunch of delegates in I don't know how to define punishment.
We get zero delegates as a disaster.
Well there are gonna get some -- delegates.
And by most accounts.
Mitt Romney may be poised to to get the most of all of them and of the three biggest states tonight Georgia Ohio and Tennessee.
It's entirely possible that they'll be won by three separate candidates.
Super Tuesday -- Carl Cameron live in Boston Carl thank you.