Mitt Romney says he’s ready to fight to nomination

Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney looks at his ballot with his wife Ann as he votes in the Massachusetts primary at the Beech Street Senior Center in Belmont, Mass., Tuesday, March 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney said Wednesday he’s “prepared to fight all the way” to become the Republican presidential nominee after a strong showing on the biggest night of the GOP presidential primary season. But Rick Santorum demonstrated enough political muscle on Super Tuesday to ensure that there’s more convulsion ahead as Republicans struggle to settle on a candidate to take on President Barack Obama.

Newt Gingrich, who won only his home state of Georgia in balloting across 10 states, said he’s pressing ahead and will “wait and see how the race goes.”

Super Tuesday gave Romney a narrow victory in pivotal Ohio and wins in five other states, while Santorum laid claim to three states. And Rep. Ron Paul won none.

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