What we’re reading: February 24, 2012

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With his Jay-Z remix a little while back, Jay Smooth gave voice to the Republican electorate’s humdrum over Mitt Romney – but will things change next Tuesday with the Michigan and Arizona primaries? Dan Balz of the Washington Post wonders what will happen if Romney wins one or both states:

Romney certainly needs to win Michigan to put himself back on course. But he needs victories to start coming consistently and by healthy margins. His team is correct that this will be a battle for delegates, but Republicans want a standard-bearer who can do more than scratch out the nomination by attrition. That’s why Tuesday’s contests loom so large.

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What we're reading: February 24, 2012

Updated