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Santorum & Co. Left To Mourn What Might Have Been In Michigan

The entire political industry had been poised for weeks for a Rick Santorum breakthrough in Michigan, not quite believing it could happen but believing the polls that said it could.
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29 GOP Delegates In Arizona Go To Romney

Mitt Romney walloped his closest GOP rival Rick Santorum by about 20 percentage points in Tuesday's Arizona primary. Arizona was a winner-take-all contest so Romney came away with 29 delegates.
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Romney Scratches Out Close Victory In Michigan

GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney turned back challenges from former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum in Arizona., where Romney won easily, and in Michigan, where he eeked out a close win in the state where he was born. Before Tuesday night, Romney's last primary win was in Florida a month ago.
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With 2 More Wins, Romney Looks To Super Tuesday

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney picked up two primary victories Tuesday night in Michigan and Arizona. His closest rival was Rick Santorum. All the candidates plan to move on to next week's Super Tuesday when there are 10 nominating contests.
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Obama Reminds Critics Auto Industry Bailout Worked

Speaking before the United Auto Workers Tuesday, President Obama defended his rescue of the auto industry. His Republican rivals continue to criticize the bailout. The UAW is expected to play an active role in his re-election campaign.
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Skipping Michigan And Arizona, Gingrich Has Georgia (And Trees) On His Mind

Newt Gingrich skipped Tuesday's primary states of Michigan and Arizona to spend time in a place he knows well — and which votes in a week — Georgia.
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Ron Paul Celebrates A Leap Day Birthday — His Wife's

Ron Paul ignored the primaries in Arizona and Michigan Tuesday night and took his campaign to Virginia, where only he and Mitt Romney are on the March 6 ballot.
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Hank The Cat Running For Senate In Virginia

A Northern Virginia cat may just give former governors Tim Kaine and George Allen a run for their money in the race for a Virginia Senate seat.

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The Hill: National Gas Policy Fuels Partisan Debate

As the lead-up to the 2012 elections continues, Republicans are trying to pin rising gas prices on the policies of President Obama. Alex Bolton explains the positions on energy being staked out by both parties.

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