Romney rolls in Florida

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

Backed by relentless attack ads, Mitt Romney attained wide margins among women, the affluent, moderates, and Hispanics in Florida.

TAMPA , FL. 01/ 31/ 2012: CROWD JUST LOVES MITT....Mitt Romney, primary night in Florida.( David L Ryan / Globe Staff Photo ) SECTION: NATIONAL TOPIC : REPORTER

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