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2:00 PM ET, January 16, 2012

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Jeff Zeleny / The Caucus:
Huntsman Says He's Quitting G.O.P. Race  —  CHARLESTON, S.C. — Jon M. Huntsman Jr. informed his advisers on Sunday that he intends to drop out of the Republican presidential race, ending his candidacy a week before he had hoped to revive his campaign in the South Carolina primary.
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Axelrod: Huntsman Dropped Because He Wouldn't Sell His Soul  —  Obama's top strategist tells BuzzFeed in an email: “He was simply unwillingly to make the Faustian bargains with the Right that Romney has so willingly made.”  —  Jon Huntsman's withdrawal offers an opportunity for Democrats …
Fox News:
Fox News Poll raw data: Romney hits record high, but still tied with Obama  —  While far more Republican primary voters view Rick Santorum as the true conservative, Mitt Romney has become the clear leader in the race for the GOP nomination, according to a just-released Fox News poll.
NewsMax.com:
SC Poll: Romney Lead Grows, Gingrich Second  —  More ways to share...  Mixx  —  Stumbled  —  LinkedIn  —  Vine  —  Buzzflash  —  Newstrust  —  Technocrati  —  Forward Article  —  An exclusive InsiderAdvantage poll released Sunday night shows GOP front-runner Mitt Romney gaining …
Jim Rutenberg / The Caucus:
Huntsman Leaves Race With Plea for Party Unity  —  Updated MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - Former Gov. Jon M. Huntsman Jr. of Utah formally ended his once promising Republican presidential run with a call for party unity, asking the five candidates he leaves on the field to end their negative ads …
Politics:
Huntsman, Trapped In 2009, Never Had A Chance  —  The Utahn dropped out today, but the whole campaign was a fantasy.  —  Huntsman looks over Sarah Palin's shoulder at a meeting with Obama on December 2, 2008 in Philadelphia.  —  Jon Huntsman had his moment.
Discussion: msnbc.com and Balloon Juice
Wallacegw / CNN:
DeMint: I will not endorse  —  (CNN) - One of the most sought-after South Carolina politicians said Monday he would not endorse a candidate ahead of the Palmetto State's primary.  —  Sen. Jim DeMint, who has offered praise to all of the candidates in the field, said in a statement …
Washington Examiner:
Huntsman: A boutique candidacy that didn't sell
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
Huntsman Withdrawal Should Aid Romney
Discussion: Firedoglake
Daniel Strauss / The Hill:
Santorum calls on Romney to release tax returns
Discussion: CNN
Kevinliptak / CNN:
Romney nabs Florida endorsement
Juana Summers / The Politico:
Jon Huntsman drops out, endorses Mitt Romney
Discussion: Indecision Forever
Alicia M. Cohn / Ballot Box:
GOP poll: Gingrich wins for ‘nastiest’ campaign
Discussion: Hot Air
The Atlantic Online:
The Wreck of the Costa Concordia  —  On the night of Friday, January 13, the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia, with more than 3,200 passengers and 1,000 crew members on board, struck a reef, keeled over, and partially sank off Isola del Giglio, Italy.  Six people are now confirmed dead …
Discussion: Prairie Weather
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Daily Mail:
Forget women and children first.  Burly crew men led the race for the lifeboats  — Survivors tell of panic as men ignore order that women and children should go first and passengers fight to get on boats  — Foreign Secretary William Hague says all British passengers and crew have been accounted for and are safe
Andrew Sullivan / The Daily Beast:
Andrew Sullivan: How Obama's Long Game Will Outsmart His Critics  —  The right calls him a socialist, the left says he sucks up to Wall Street, and independents think he's a wimp.  Andrew Sullivan on how the president may just end up outsmarting them all.  —  You hear it everywhere.
Andrew Restuccia / The Hill:
Jobs take center stage in Keystone fight  —  When U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue proclaimed that the Keystone XL pipeline would create 250,000 jobs, he touched a nerve in the environmental community.  —  “That's just not true,” Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, director …
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Washington Examiner:
Only Obama and Big Green oppose Keystone pipeline
Discussion: Across The Fence …
Monica Davey / New York Times:
Scott Walker Recall Drive Is Closely Watched  —  MILWAUKEE — Thousands of volunteers have raced to collect signatures near busy intersections and malls all over Wisconsin, at makeshift “drive-through” operations in parking lots, during Green Bay Packers viewing parties and New Year's Eve pub crawls …
Discussion: The Raw Story
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
CNN amplifies Romney's bogus jobs claims  —  Yesterday the Romney campaign distributed a memo to reporters that attacked Obama's record on jobs as a “failure.”  To support this conclusion, the memo cited, among other things, the “net” job loss that has occurred on Obama's watch.
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
How Fares the Dream?  —  “I have a dream,” declared Martin Luther King, in a speech that has lost none of its power to inspire.  And some of that dream has come true.  When King spoke in the summer of 1963, America was a nation that denied basic rights to millions of its citizens, simply because their skin was the wrong color.
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CNN:
Day of service honors Martin Luther King Jr.
Discussion: The Reaction
 
 
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