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Obama Shifts His Position On Super PACs

President Barack Obama's campaign has urged top donors to support a super PAC run by former Obama aides. The president previously called the fundraising groups a "threat to democracy." The Center for Responsive Politics' Sheila Krumholz discusses the shift and NPR's Ken Rudin reviews the week in politics.
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Romney Still Looks Like Front-Runner Even After Santorum's 3-State Romp

While it obviously would have been better for Romney if he had won at least one and preferably two if not all three of Tuesday's contests, he has the money hoard and all the organization and TV ads it can buy to get through a rough week and then some. And let's not even get into his allied superPAC.
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Santorum Wins Big In Three Early Voting Contests

GOP hopeful Rick Santorum carried wins in Minnesota, Colorado and Missouri, on Tuesday. The White House also tries to manage a controversy over requiring many Catholic institutions to provide free contraception in their employees' health coverage. Host Michel Martin covers these topics and other political news with a diverse panel of politicos.
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Did Santorum Win Big Or Win Squat? What's A Nation To Believe?

The results of Missouri's "beauty contest" primary and caucuses in Minnesota and Colorado may be poor indicators of the sentiment of most Republicans and independents. Instead, they show the ardor of the fraction of voters who turned out — and the potency of the abortion issue in national politics.
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Santorum's Wins: Huge? Meaningless? In Between?

Headline writers and political pundits are calling Tuesday's results a big deal for the Republican presidential race. A closer look raises some questions about that conclusion.
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For Election News, Voters Still Turn To Old Media

A study from the Pew Research Center shows that the promise that "new media" will dominate the nominating process isn't coming true. But Twitter and other social media can reveal voters' moods, functioning like "a focus group in the wild."

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