Mitt Romney Projected Winner of Michigan Primary

The former Massachusetts governor is projected to win his home state.
2:55 | 02/28/12

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He's -- NBC news. Election. -- -- All of you we're bringing you -- special report because we knew it was a make or break night for the Republican presidential race and that looks as if governor Mitt Romney. Made it four ABC news is ready to project that governor Romney is the winner in his home state of Michigan. We can show -- some of the raw vote coming in now not complete yet but you can -- that he is defeating. Rick Santorum the challenger in the Republican firebrand and it has been a nail biter of a -- a bruising 1 and earlier this evening we told you that governor Romney had also won in Arizona according to ABC news projections and I want to bring in George Stephanopoulos right now. Tell us what you think it -- -- and that. -- -- here is Mitt Romney and his entire campaign exhaling this is a huge night. This campaign he has now won the most contests he's won the most -- he has the biggest organization the most money with this is done tonight I think he's kill. Any talk in Republican circles about finding another white Knight to come into the campaign and -- Mitt Romney back in a commanding position to get this nomination that's right we have. Heard from Rick Santorum and we'll tell you about that moment but first let's go to ABC's David Muir the team is standing by. Tell us what's happening at the Romney Camp David. They are chanting as we speak Diana Romney Romney -- he has behind -- It's -- nail -- night if they watch the numbers amended returns here this bombing campaign will take this win. A little close for comfort in his home state of Michigan but as Edmonton they'll take and I -- his senior advisor to a short time ago. How did they pull this off for these final days he said one of the big reasons why. If we did not climb into that rabbit hole those were his words. That was -- sort of dug out by Santorum on those social issues over the weekend causing a bit of controversy where he went. They said they'd stayed above that on the economy and that's where they plan to go first thing in the morning would these two wins tonight Diane. All right I want to check in quickly with Jon Karl one word from -- John. Basically Rick Santorum just spoken sounds like -- -- here by keeping -- so close he's in a month ago they didn't know we are they now they'd do it -- as we said it was a make or break night and this has been exciting windowless long way to go from Iran this'll take till June to wrap up. And we got Super Tuesday coming in next week we thank you for joining us were always there -- -- news.com. And we'll have a full wrap up on Nightline George and I wish you a good night. Is an ABC news election.

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