Florida “is expected to move its presidential primary to the last day in January 2012, a move likely to throw the carefully arranged Republican nominating calendar into disarray and jumpstart the nominating process a month earlier than party leaders had hoped,” CNN reports.
“If that happens, it would almost certainly force the traditional early states of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada to leapfrog Florida and move their primaries and caucuses into early- to mid-January.”
Ben Smith: “Florida’s likely decision to move its primary into late January will strain the RNC’s
carefully-constructed primary calendar. It could produce total chaos; or
it could just bump the process forward a few weeks, leaving it in