Romney in pole position after Nevada win

Republican candidate favoured to win upcoming contests following big win in Nevada.

    Republican candidate Mitt Romney's victory in the Nevada caucuses puts him in pole position for the Republican party nomination to challenge President Barack Obama.

    Romney won by a big double-digit margin over former US House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Representative Ron Paul and former Senator Rick Santorum.  

    Gingrich said he would continue to fight for the nomination.

    But Romney should have the wind on his back for the rest of February. He’s favoured to win in upcoming contests in Colorado, Minnesota, Michigan and other states. 

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from Las Vegas. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Cricket World Cup 2019 Quiz: How many runs can you score?

    Cricket World Cup 2019 Quiz: How many runs can you score?

    Pick your team and answer as many correct questions in three minutes.

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.