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Santorum Reacts To Romney Romp In Florida By Going After Gingrich

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum chose to characterize his distant third-place finish in Florida's Republican presidential primary as a victory, of sorts. And then he lit into the distant second-place finisher, Newt Gingrich.
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Despite Florida, GOP Concerns About Romney Linger

Mitt Romney's huge win in Florida positions him well for the contests ahead. The only thing the Florida outcome failed to do, some critics maintain, was present a convincing case that Romney is the best possible Republican candidate to take on President Obama.
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Tina Brown's Must-Reads: Dictators

Daily Beast and Newsweek Editor Tina Brown looks at writing about life under totalitarian regimes, recommending a new novel about North Korea, an article on "dictator chic," and one that chronicles and contextualizes the history of the Inquisition.
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Campaigns Embrace Twitter: Who Let The Snark Out?

Twitter has become the latest medium for campaign spin. It's a stream of barbs over debates, crowd estimates and ad wars. And even the candidates' dogs are not off-limits.
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Op-Ed: Get Out Of Your Political Comfort Zone

Online news, blogs and social media tools have made it easier to weed out sources that don't reflect one's own political views. In an election season, consumers may be more tempted to stay within their media "echo chambers." If that's your habit, columnist Danny Heitman urges you to reconsider.
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The Slimary Process: Is This The Nastiest Race Ever?

The prolonged procedure of picking a Republican presidential candidate just gets nastier and nastier. One man maligns another; the victim viciously bites back. And everybody piles on President Obama. A look at why this primary season has taken on a noticeably negative chill.
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Op-Ed: Israel Will Attack Iran In 2012

As tensions mount between Iran and the U.S. and Israel, the international community struggles to determine the best way to slow Iran's nuclear weapons capability. Israeli journalist Ronen Bergman predicts that Israeli political leadership will launch an attack on Israel in 2012.

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