The GOP and Super Tuesday

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Never count a determined man out. John McCain was down for the count last summer. Broke and written off and flying coach. Now he's taken Florida, and the Republican race to Super Tuesday has a whole new complexion.

Giuliani is headed for the sidelines. Mike Huckabee hanging in, maybe for a VP seat with Florida's winner. Mitt Romney and his millions girding for what could be a last stand. And the GOP base contemplating the never-surrender maverick, McCain, as their standard bearer.

This hour, On Point: The Republican field narrows on the way to Super Tuesday.Guests:

S.V. Date, a contributor to the Tallahassee Democrat, he has covered Florida politics for a dozen years and is the author of "Jeb: America's Next Bush."

Tony Fabrizio, chief pollster and strategist for Bob Dole's 1996 presidential campaign. He has advised dozens of GOP candidates and the Republican National Committee.

Frank Luntz, CEO and Chairman of Luntz, Maslansky Strategic Research and author of "Words That Work: It's Not What You Say, It's What People Hear" (2007).

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly.

This program aired on January 30, 2008.


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