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Mitt Romney routs Newt Gingrich in Republican primary in Florida

Mitt Romney’s lopsided Florida victory over Newt Gingrich — a stunning 14 percentage-point margin — may be the beginning of the end of the Republican contest to decide who challenges President Obama in November.

(MIAMI HERALD) Miami - Mitt Romney's Florida victory over Newt Gingrich proved the Republican front-runner can win conservatives, triumph in debates and fight a bruising campaign that can lay an opponent to waste.

A defiant Gingrich gave a sharply worded concession speech in Orlando, mocking Romney for singing America the Beautiful the previous day. "I'm not running to be Entertainer-in-Chief,"" he said.

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