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Most of the GOP candidates hopped a plane to New Hampshire last week by way of Iowa, following the caucuses. But not Buddy.
Former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer has lived in an apartment on Brown Avenue near the airport in Manchester, N.H., w Replica Burberry Watches ith his son, Dakota, since Dakota found the apartment in July. In those months,Roemer traversedthe Granite State, shaking hands and taking donations, no more than $100 per contributor.
But Roemers lease is almost up. Come Jan. 15, hellmove on to Michigan.
Ishe happy to go? No way. Roemertold a local TV station today he got teary-eyed thinking about leaving New Hampshire.
I love New Hampshire, Roemer said. Its small enough that you can go from Der Where Buy Replica Burberry Watches ry to Keene and up to Littleton in a couple of hours.
Roemer compared his time inNew Hampshire thepast six months to his college years as aHarvard student inMassachusetts.
But his time in New Hampshire has not been without challenges. Taking limited donations and eschewing Super PACs made it largely more difficult forRoemertoaccruethe same level of resources as candidates without these limitations. Its been frustrating, going up against campaigns with more money, he admitted.
But Roemer said his goal was never to win the presidency. Instead he hoped to inform voters about what he perceives as corruption in Washington politics and establish credibility as the best man to deliver that message. In that, hebelieves he succeeded.
Im very pleased with what happened in New Hampshire, he said
Roemer also set himself apart this campaign season by live tweeting several televised presidential debates, which he was not invited to attend.
As for tonights results, Roemer expects to get no more than2 percent of the vote.
I mean Mitt Romneys going to win this state. Hes led from the beginning. He lives here, hes well-known, Roemer said. And so I didnt expect to overcome that.
From New Hampshire, the Roemer campaign will forge on to Michigan and then Arizona. Roemer said he was already on the ballot in 25 states and hoped to gain at least 10 or 15 more before the Republican National Convention. Though some analysts have already anointed Romneyas the presumed winner of the GOP nomination, Roemer believes the race is not yet settled.
I think the Republican Party is up in the air as to who the nominee is going be, Roemer said. I think this process will take a long time. Oniss Watches
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