Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson contributed another $5.5 million to Winning Our Future, the super-PAC supporting Newt Gingrich, according to Federal Election Commission documents filed Tuesday.
Romney won a crushing victory in the territory, with early results showing him with over 83 percent of the vote.
A super-PAC adviser said Gingrich’s candidacy has become a “hindrance” to conservatives looking to defeat Mitt Romney.
Gas prices and the economy were the top issues for voters on Super Tuesday, according to exit polls.
Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain’s chief of staff is joining him at his new super-PAC.
Mark Block will serve as the treasurer for Cain Connections PAC, according to documents filed with the Federal Election Commission.
He also came under criticism last year from Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), which said the nonprofit Prosperity USA, which Block ran, helped initially fund Cain’s campaign through paying for $40,000 worth of campaign trips and iPads.
Nonprofits aren’t allowed to contribute to campaigns.
—Jonathan Easley contributed.
President Obama won’t be watching the GOP presidential candidates duke it out during Wednesday night’s debate.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Comedy Central star lampooned the campaign finance process at a rowdy college event with Herman Cain.
Jon Huntsman formally dropped out of the presidential race on Monday.
Huntsman's decision leaves Romney battling against several rivals who hope to become his conservative alternative for voters.
Gingrich on "Meet the Press" Sunday denied that conservatives activists were coalescing behind Santorum.