Mitt Romney swept three primaries in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Wisconsin. Wisconsin will be in play in the general election, but the real political fight is at the state level. NPR's Ken Rudin and Wisconsin Public Radio's Shawn Johnson explain what's happening in the normally politically-civil state.
During a debate over the Violence Against Women Act last week, the Wisconsin Democrat told her own history of surviving sexual assault and violence. Rep. Moore speaks with host Michel Martin about her story and why she thinks the Violence Against Women Act deserves bipartisan support. (Advisory: This segment may not be suitable for all audiences.)
A defiant Rick Santorum dismissed calls to drop out and predicted he'll win the next contest in his home state of Pennsylvania on April 24. A look at what Santorum faces as the race heads to his backyard.
Rick Santorum came surprisingly close to an upset in Tuesday's Wisconsin primary, losing to Mitt Romney by less than 5 percentage points. It was not as heartbreakingly close as his previous losses in Michigan and Ohio, but it was one more reminder of what might have been.
His wins Tuesday in Washington, D.C., Maryland and — most importantly — in Wisconsin has produced a subtle shift in the way Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney is being referred to by the news media.
Roughly half the delegates to the GOP nominating convention have now been chosen, and Mitt Romney has emerged as the prohibitive favorite — eager to lead the party against President Obama. So how does he use the next five months until the convention begins?
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