March 8, 2012
It’s the presidential campaign equivalent of March madness, the largest single day of delegate selection in 2012. On one day, voters in 11 states go to the polls and choose their favorite Republican candidate for president.
“He would really need to sweep the South to get folks talking about him again,” said Cindy Rugeley, a Texas Tech University political scientist. “My hunch is he is done. You know, though, Newt Gingrich has been the Lazarus of this race, so it is tough to pronounce him dead.”