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GOP Race Heads to Florida

It’s far from over yet, so the jumbled Republican presidential race now shifts to Florida after South Carolina failed to decide the nominee. The candidates have 10 days before Florida’s Jan. 31 primary to see if Mitt Romney’s inevitability was indeed shaken by Newt Gingrich’s 12 percent win in South Carolina, a remarkable comeback for the former speaker after seeing his campaign nearly ruined twice. But Florida is a much larger and diverse state, and Gingrich wasted no time in his victory speech going after the wealthy Romney, who has already built up an organizational advantage there. “We don’t have the kind of money at least one of the candidates has,” Gingrich railed. Romney was not flustered: “I will compete in every single state,” he vowed.