Mitt Romney crushes Rick Santorum as Republicans in the Land of Lincoln cast their votes for the GOP presidential nomination.
Ed will be back live at 11pET with the latest results, analysis and reaction of Romney's victory in Illinois.
Joining Ed will be: NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd, Howard Fineman, NBC News Political Analyst and Editorial Director of the Huffington Post Media Group, and Steve Schmidt, msnbc Contributor and Republican Strategist, former Senior Advisor to Sen. John McCain’s Presidential Campaign.
msnbc Analyst and former RNC chairman Michael Steele and Eugene Robinson, msnbc Analyst and Associate Editor and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Washington Post, will also weigh in on tonight's results and what it means for the race going forward.
And what is Santorum's path to winning the nomination? Ed will ask his press secretary, Alice Stewart.
And from our 8p show....the FBI and a grand jury are getting involved in the Trayvon Martin shooting tragedy. And we now know that Trayvon Martin was on the phone with his girlfriend while he was being stalked.
As another mandatory ultrasound bill passes in Idaho, one Republican legislator suggests women don't understand the difference between consensual sex and rape. Karen Finney, msnbc Political Analyst and former DNC Communications Director, will weigh in on that and much more.
However, due to the special election coverage, we can't share your thoughts on the show tonight and there'll be no poll.
The @TweetTron9k and the nightly poll will, of course, be back in full force tomorrow (Wednesday) so we can put yer tweets on the teevee!