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US elections: Romney on track for Republican candidacy

The result of the primary contest in Texas is likely to give Mitt Romney the support he needs to win the Republican presidential nomination.

He is all set to challenge Barack Obama for the White House in November and the current polls suggest it could be a close-run contest.

But the Democratic campaign against Mr Romney is already finely-tuned.

Mark Mardell reports.

  • 29 May 2012