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8:20 AM ET, March 7, 2012

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Jeff Zeleny / New York Times:
News Analysis: No Super Tuesday Knockout Punch  —  Mitt Romney won the delegates, but not necessarily the argument.  —  His quest to win the Republican presidential nomination has always resembled a detailed, methodical business plan.  Mr. Romney, who spent much of his life fixing troubled corporations …
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Mj Lee / Politico:
Super Tuesday Alaska: Sarah Palin voted for Newt Gingrich  —  Sarah Palin revealed late on Super Tuesday that she voted for Newt Gingrich in the Alaska caucuses.  —  After declining to reveal to a CNN reporter which 2012 candidate she voted for, Palin said in a later interview with a Fox News host …
CNN:
Palin on open convention: Anything is possible  —  (CNN) - In an interview with CNN on Tuesday, Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin did not shoot down the idea of accepting a proposal to run for president should the Republican presidential race lead to an open convention in August.  —  “Anything is possible.
Discussion: Politico
Fox News:
Romney bags Ohio prize, wins half of Super Tuesday contests  —  Mitt Romney walked away the Super Tuesday winner, after building his delegate lead with victories in at least five states and pulling off the headline-grabber of the night — Ohio.  —  Fox News projects the former Massachusetts governor …
Jim Rutenberg / New York Times:
Romney Appears the Ohio Winner; Santorum Strong  —  Mitt Romney appeared to pull off a narrow victory in Ohio on Super Tuesday but lost several other states to Rick Santorum, a split verdict that overshadowed Mr. Romney's claim of collecting the most delegates and all but ensured another round …
Washington Post:
Super Tuesday exit polls: an early look  —  The early exits are in, and in three key states — Ohio, Tennessee and Georgia — Republican electorates are broadly shaping up to look a lot like those that voted four years ago, with some important differences.  —  Overall, conservatives …
NBC's Andrew Rafferty / msnbc.com:
Santorum camp asking conservatives to pressure Gingrich to drop out  —  STEUBENVILLE, OH — Rick Santorum's campaign is calling on conservatives to pressure Newt Gingrich to abandon his bid for the White House, a senior adviser told reporters tonight.  —  Senior campaign strategist John Brabender …
Jeff Poor / The Daily Caller:
Sarah Palin: I voted for Newt Gingrich  —  Although she almost endorsed him in an earlier appearance on Fox, Fox News contributor and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin revealed that she voted for former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich in the Alaska Republican presidential primary.
Discussion: The Right Scoop
Mj Lee / Politico:
Sarah Palin defends Rush Limbaugh, cites ‘hypocrisy’
Jonathan Easley / Ballot Box:
Romney wins Alaska caucuses
Discussion: Hit & Run
Alexander Burns / Politico:
Super Tuesday primaries: Mitt Romney wins Ohio and 5 more, but Rick Santorum hangs tough
Discussion: Hit & Run and CNN
Molly Ball / The Atlantic Online:   A Super Tuesday Nailbiter Puts Romney on His Heels
Wall Street Journal:
Romney Ekes Past Santorum in Ohio
Maggie Haberman / Politico:
Super Tuesday primaries: 5 takeaways
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Newt Gingrich: ‘I am the tortoise’ of the 2012 Republican primary
Discussion: The Last Tradition and CNN
Matt Negrin / ABCNEWS:
Santorum Wins Tenn., Okla.; Ohio Still Too Tight to Call
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Sarah Palin votes for Gingrich in Alaska
Discussion: CNN
Rick Santorum / CNN:
Santorum campaign: If we go to the convention “so be it”
Discussion: Politico, GOP 12 and Don Surber
Washington Post:
Super Tuesday: Mitt Romney focuses on economy, while rivals seek openings
Evan Osnos / News Desk:   The Chinese View of Super Tuesday
Jeff Poor / The Daily Caller:
Investors flee Carbonite after Limbaugh announcement  —  On Saturday, Carbonite CEO David Friend released a statement on his company's website declaring that Carbonite had decided to “withdraw” advertising from Rush Limbaugh's radio show in the wake of his controversial remarks involving …
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Judd Legum / ThinkProgress:
BREAKING: Capital One Drops Ads From Rush Limbaugh  —  Capital One has recently aired advertisements on the Rush Limbaugh radio show.  Today, ThinkProgress asked a representative of the company whether it is “taking steps to ensure that your ads will not run on Rush Limbaugh in the future.”
William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
Announcing The Carbonite Accountability Project  —  On Saturday, March 3, 2012, Carbonite announced that it was dropping its advertising on the Rush Limbaugh Show even after Limbaugh had apologized to Sandra Fluke for certain comments made regarding Ms. Fluke.
John McCormack / Weekly Standard:
Obama: I Can't Be Expected to Comment on Both Rush Limbaugh's and My DNC Chairwoman's Remarks
Discussion: LifeNews.com, The PJ Tatler and Hot Air
Jonathan Zimmerman / Christian Science Monitor:
Rush Limbaugh ‘slut’ comment reveals a double standard on sex
Faiz Shakir / ThinkProgress:
Netflix Becomes 30th Advertiser To Drop Limbaugh
Mj Lee / Politico:
29 companies yank ads from Rush
Paul Kane / Washington Post:
Rep. Dennis Kucinich suffers primary defeat in Ohio  —  Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich (D-Ohio), the two-time presidential candidate and icon of the antiwar left, suffered a bruising primary defeat Tuesday as a new Republican-drawn congressional map threatened to end the career of one of the most colorful figures in Congress.
Discussion: Metro, Business Insider and Daily Kos
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Sabrina Tavernise / New York Times:
After Ohio Primary, Kucinich Loses Seat in Congress
Discussion: Truthdig
Naftali Bendavid / Wall Street Journal:
Kucinich Loses Ohio House Race
Josh Lederman / Ballot Box:
Rep. Kaptur triumphs in Ohio, ousts Kucinich
Discussion: CNN
Josh Lederman / Ballot Box:
Ohio Rep. Schmidt becomes first member ousted in 2012 primary  —  Rep. Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio) became the first member of Congress to be defeated in a primary in 2012, losing her race on Tuesday to physician Brad Wenstrup.  —  With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Wenstrup took 49 percent of the vote to Schmidt's 43 percent.
Discussion: Politico
Travis Waldron / ThinkProgress:
86-Year-Old Ohio Veteran Can't Vote After Government-Issued ID Is Rejected At Poll  —  Paul Carroll, an 86-year-old World War II veteran who has lived in the same Ohio town for four decades, was denied a chance to vote in the state's primary contests today after a poll worker denied his form …
Matt Negrin / ABCNEWS:
‘I Understand You Have a Panel,’ Gingrich Tells a Panel-Less AIPAC  —  Newt Gingrich apparently has been so busy campaigning all around Georgia that he hasn't had time to sleep, or even write a speech for the AIPAC crowd.  —  Moments before he was set to video-stream live …
Jesse Helfrich / The Hill:
Boehner warns House GOP he will take a detour on highway bill  —  Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) warned House Republicans Tuesday that he will take up the Senate's bipartisan $109 billion highway bill if they keep refusing to pass his version.  —  Adopting Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's …
Discussion: Politico
 
 
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