Analysis: First Iowa, Now Romney Takes New Hampshire09:22

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is now the first Republican in a contested race to win the Granite State primary and the Iowa caucuses back-to-back.

Romney scored 39 percent of the vote in the New Hampshire primary, followed by Texas Rep. Ron Paul, who received 23 percent. The former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman won 17 percent. Fourth place was shared by former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum and former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who both had 9 percent. Texas Gov. Rick Perry managed 1 percent of votes cast Tuesday.

So where do Romney and the other candidates go from here? Political analysts Democrat Dan Payne and Republican Todd Domnke joined Morning Edition to answer that question.


This program aired on January 11, 2012.

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