The Corner

Newt’s Surge

In a press release, the campaign touts its success:

INSIDER ADVANTAGE POLL: The firm’s latest Florida poll shows the race as Newt at 34% and Mitt Romney at 26.

GALLUP NATIONAL POLL: Last week, Gallup’s Frank Newport said that Governor Romney’s national lead was “collapsing.” The latest Gallup tracking data shows that it continues to fall. Now, Romney is at 30%, with Newt at 25%. Romney lost one point and Newt gained two in the latest release.

KNOCKOUT PUNCH MONEYBOMB: In less than 24 hours after the South Carolina victory, Newt 2012 raised more than one million dollars.

VOLUNTEERS: 500 in Florida alone have signed up since Saturday, bringing the total in the Sunshine State to 5,000.

Nationally, thousands of volunteers have joined the campaign the last 24 hours.

Robert Costa — Robert Costa is National Review's Washington editor and a CNBC political analyst. He manages NR's Capitol Hill bureau and covers the White House, Congress, and national campaigns. ...

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