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Would Romney as POTUS be different than Obama?

04/04/12 08:00PM

When it comes to deficit spending and Afghanistan, Joe Scarborough argues there's not much difference between Mitt Romney and President Obama. So, if Romney were elected, just how much would be different? The Washington Post's Ezra Klein joins the... watch

Is the end nigh for Rick Santorum?

04/04/12 11:22AM

With Mitt Romney’s sweep of Wisconsin, Maryland, and Washington D.C. last night, is the end getting near for Rick Santorum?Santorum now seems to be betting everything on a strong showing in his home state of Pennsylvania on April 24. But appearing on Morning Joe, NBC’s Chuck Todd said the former senator is likely to be getting some awkward phone calls over the next few days.“I wonder what the next 72 hours are going to be like in Rick Santorum’s life,” said Todd. read more

Does Romney have a women problem? Or just a general election problem?

04/04/12 10:29AM

Even the morning after Mitt Romney’s latest decisive primary wins, his struggles with women voters were in the spotlight on Morning Joe again.Appearing as a guest, Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, a Republican and strong Romney backer, said women voters are worried about the same economic issues – she named gas prices and the deficit – as everyone else. read more

Scarborough: Nobody thinks Romney is going to win in general election

04/04/12 06:26AM

Mitt Romney took home some pretty serious wins last night in Washington D.C., Maryland and Wisconsin.And this morning, Joe Scarborough and Time's Mark Halperin had a quick exchange about Romney's odds at winning the general election later this year.Scarborough said no one is expecting Romney to pull out a win.Joe Scarborough: Nobody thinks Romney is going to win. Can we just say this for everybody at home? I have yet to meet a person in the Republican establishment that thinks Mitt Romney is going to win the general election this year. read more

Must-Read Op-Eds for Wednesday, April 4, 2012

04/04/12 06:05AM

CALLING RADICALISM BY ITS NAMEEDITORIALNEW YORK TIMESMr. Obama provided a powerful signal on Tuesday that he intends to make this election about the Republican Party’s failure to confront, what he called, “the defining issue of our time”: restoring a sense of economic security while giving everyone a fair shot, rather than enabling only a shrinking number of people to do exceedingly well. His remarks promise a tough-minded campaign that will call extremism and dishonesty by name.MEN IN BLACKBY MAUREEN DOWDNEW YORK TIMESHow dare President Obama brush back the Supreme Court like that? ... read more

Morning Headlines: Wednesday, April 4

04/04/12 05:41AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?Romney sweeps Wisconsin, D.C., and MarylandRomney attacks Obama's 'government-centered society'Santorum looks forward to 'strong second half''The tornado was very close': Students ride the storm outRomney, Obama get ready to rumbleRomney to Santorum: Game over5 takeaways from the primariesDallas residents begin assessing tornado damageBaylor beats Notre Dame to win women's NCAA Basketball championshipFor Santorum, much is riding on Pa.In Wisconsin exit Polls, hints at the leanings of November voters read more