Huntsman (Brett Flashnick/AP)Jon Huntsman appears ready to bet his entire 2012 bid on winning New Hampshire's crucial first-in-the-nation primary.
Per the Associated Press's Steve Peoples, the former Utah governor is assembling what may be the most extensive GOP primary push in the state's history in hopes of upsetting frontrunner Mitt Romney's nomination bid.
Huntsman already has 21 paid staffers in the state—more than three times the number other 2012 hopefuls, including Romney, have on their payroll. The campaign, which opened its state headquarters in Manchester earlier this month, plans to open three or four offices throughout the state in coming weeks.
The ramp-up comes as Huntsman makes his sixth visit to the state this week and just days after a major campaign staff shake-up.Read More »from Jon Huntsman wagers big in New Hampshire