N.H. results

92% precincts reported
Mitt Romney
90,918 votes
Ron Paul
52,842 votes
Jon Huntsman
38,963 votes
Newt Gingrich
21,742 votes
  • Rick Santorum 9.3%
  • Rick Perry .7%
  • Buddy Roemer .4%
  • Total Write-ins .3%

Romney sails to victory in N.H. primary

Mitt Romney, speaking after his decisive victory in New Hampshire tonight, told supporters President Obama had run out of ideas and excuses.

Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul addressed his supporters tonight in Manchester, N.H., with his wife, Carol, at this side.

Ron Paul takes second

The Texas congressman said he was “nibbling” on Romney’s heels after finishing second in New Hampshire.

Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman addressed supporters tonight alongside his wife, Mary Kaye.

Huntsman claims third

Jon Huntsman drew support from independents and moderates to take third place.

Joan Vennochi

Gingrich’s ‘Gordon Gekko’ attack didn’t work

Democrats take note: Newt Gingrich’s effort to turn Romney into Gordon Gekko, the cut-throat corporate raider from Oliver Stone’s “Wall Street,’’ didn’t work.

Joanna Weiss

The big loser: New Hampshire

The 2012 primaries might well make New Hampshire look irrelevant.

Scot Lehigh

Romney’s Bain record should remain an issue

If the Republicans don’t examine Romney’s Bain jobs record in the primaries, Democrats will make sure that voters will in the general election.

Jeff Jacoby

‘Acceptable’ is pronounced ‘winner’

For anyone gauging the Republican presidential contest, this week’s most significant poll results weren’t the ones tabulated in New Hampshire tonight. They were the ones released by Gallup this morning.


In Romney’s victory in N.H., a shrewd strategy bears fruit

Mitt Romney’s solid victory in New Hampshire yesterday puts the former Massachusetts governor in a commanding position for his party’s presidential nomination.


Romney seeks to regain control with general election speech

Mitt Romney targeted President Obama alone in his remarks after winning the New Hampshire Republican primary.

Romney raises nearly $25m in last quarter

Mitt Romney’s haul of dollars in the last fund-raising quarter was the biggest yet for his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.

“He apologizes for America, and I will never apologize for the greatest nation in the history of the earth.”

Mitt Romney, on President Obama


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Ariz. authorities seek link in fatal shootings

Authorities want to compare ballistics evidence from the slaying of a N.H. couple outside Sedona to evidence obtained after the killing of a sheriff’s deputy in a neighboring county.


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Mitt Romney (left) posed with William Bain Jr. at the firm’s offices in Copley Plaza in 1990.

Bain, private equity firms jarred by attacks on Romney

Executives at Bain Capital have been bracing since last summer for the inevitable downside to their old boss running for president: seeing their firm’s name dragged through the mud.

Nation & World

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Fannie Mae CEO to step down

Michael J. Williams, who was appointed to lead the mortgage giant in 2009 after the government seized the company, said “the time is right” for a new leader.


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bruins 5, jets 3

The Bruins Shawn Thornton scored against Jets goalie Ondrej Pavelec on a second-perod penalty shot to tie the game at 2-2. The Bruins went on to win 5-3.

Boston comes from behind to defeat Winnipeg

Nathan Horton’s second goal of the game keyed Boston’s three-goal third period as the Bruins beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 tonight.


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G Force

“You don’t have to eat organic to eat healthily,” said Michael Pollan. “Eating real food, whether it’s organic or not, is going to do a lot for your health.”

Doing right by your diet

Michael Pollan, a science journalist and author of ‘‘The Omnivore’s Dilemma’’ and ‘‘Food Rules,’’ will be speaking later this month at the Boston Speakers Series.