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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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Tuesday's GOP Contests Set Romney's Campaign Back

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney had expected to win at least one nominating contest Tuesday. Instead, rival Rick Santorum swept the Minnesota and Colorado caucuses plus the non-binding primary in in Missouri.
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Rick Santorum Sweeps 3 GOP Nominating Contests

Rick Santorum's Republican presidential campaign had a big night Tuesday. He won the Minnesota and Colorado caucuses plus the non-binding Missouri primary. Santorum will use the results to try to get conservatives to rally around him as the most credible alternative to Mitt Romney.
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Gingrich Uses Food Stamps To Criticize Rivals

Ever since Congress passed the Food Stamp Act nearly a half century ago, that federal hunger-relief program has periodically become a political target. Over the past decade, the nation's food stamp program has more than doubled in size. This year, the program has become a part of the presidential contest.

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