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9:35 AM ET, March 21, 2012

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Brian Montopoli / CBS News:
CBS News early Illinois exit polls: 4 in 10 Romney, Santorum voters “have reservations”  —  (CBS News) More than four in ten of the people who voted for Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum in Tuesday's GOP primary in Illinois “have reservations” about their choice, according to early CBS News exit polls.
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Alexander Burns / Politico:
Illinois primary results: Mitt Romney crushes Rick Santorum  —  Mitt Romney crushed Rick Santorum in the Illinois primary Tuesday night, padding his delegate lead and once again forcing his Republican opponents to find another moment to mount a guerrilla challenge to his campaign.
Ralph Z. Hallow / Washington Times:
Finally, Romney gets tea party support  —  FreedomWorks drops opposition  —  The organization that ignited the tea party as a national mass movement gave Mitt Romney perhaps his biggest victory yet, deciding to drop its opposition to his candidacy, a top executive in the group told The Washington Times.
Kasie Hunt / Associated Press:
Romney pushes GOP presidential race toward a close
Discussion: JustOneMinute and CNN
New York Times:
Romney Wins by Wide Margin in Illinois Contest
Robin Bravender / Politico:
Rick Santorum in the black
Discussion: The Right Scoop
Timothy Stenovec / The Huffington Post:
Illinois Primary 2012 Results MAP (REAL-TIME DATA)
Jonathan Tilove / New Orleans Times-Picayune:
Survey: Rick Santorum has sizable lead over Mitt Romney heading into Saturday's La. primary
Jennifer Yingling / The Hill:
‘We have the votes’ to pass this budget in House, says the GOP's Paul Ryan  —  House Republican leaders voiced confidence Tuesday that they will pass their budget despite unified Democratic opposition and grumbling from GOP conservatives that its proposed spending cuts are too small.
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William Kristol / Weekly Standard:
Feelin' Blue  —  Looking back at the day's news, I must admit …
Discussion: GOP 12 and Pundit & Pundette
Washington Post:
Paul Ryan's budget is bad politics. Just ask Republicans.
Derek Thompson / The Atlantic Online:
The Budget Wars: Why Obama and the GOP Are Light-Years Apart
Jeff Glor / CBS News:
Calls grow to arrest gunman in Fla. teen slaying  —  (CBS News) SANFORD, Fla. - Pressure is building for authorities in Florida to arrest George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain who fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last month.  —  The incident is now a federal case, and it's slated to go before a grand jury.
Discussion: Boston Herald and The Reaction
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BuzzFeed:
Story About White House Scrubbing Obama Daughter Travel Story Has Now Been Scrubbed  —  Citing security concerns, Politico removes a detail about Malia Obama's trip to Mexico.  Point taken.  —  The White House's campaign to scrub a story from the internet yesterday about Malia Obama's trip …
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Jonathon M. Seidl / TheBlaze.com:
RICK SANTORUM REACTS TO OBAMA ALLOWING DAUGHTER TO VACATION IN MEXICO: ‘SET AN EXAMPLE’  —  On Tuesday's Glenn Beck program, Rick Santorum responded to the news that the president allowed his 13-year-old daughter, Malia, to vacation in Mexico, despite a recent State Department travel warning for the country.
BBC:
Raid on Toulouse shooting suspect  —  French police surrounded Mohammed Merah in Toulouse  —  Mohammed Merah, the man believed to be the gunman on a scooter who killed seven people in south-western France, is a 23-year-old French citizen of Algerian extraction.
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Scott Sayare / New York Times:
French Police Raid Toulouse House  —  TOULOUSE, France — Hundreds of police officers surrounded a small apartment building in Toulouse early on Wednesday and were negotiating with a 24-year-old man suspected in the methodical killings of seven people, including three young children, in the past ten days, French officials said.
Sam Baker / The Hill:
Supreme Court faces an unprecedented healthcare frenzy  —  The frenzy generated by the Supreme Court's arguments on the healthcare reform law next week is likely to dwarf anything the court has ever seen.  —  Lawmakers and interest groups plan to stage protests and events outside the court nearly nonstop …
Discussion: Reuters
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Amie Parnes / The Hill:   Obama will avoid healthcare defense during court review
Betsy Rothstein / FishbowlDC:
David Corn Has Showdown in Barnes & Noble  —  MSNBC Contributor and Mother Jones' Washington Bureau Chief David Corn apparently got up on the wrong side of the bed this morning.  —  He was spotted in the Barnes & Noble at Union Station throwing a fit because his new book — his fifth …
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Don Surber:
Daily scoreboard  —  Final score: GOOD 8, EVIL 7.  —  1. From the Associated Press:
Discussion: The Other McCain
Mj Lee / Politico:
Ron Paul: Secret Service is welfare  —  Ron Paul said Tuesday he doesn't want any Secret Service protection because it's “a form a welfare.”  —  “It's a form of welfare,” the presidential candidate told comedian Jay Leno Tuesday.  “You know, you're having the taxpayers pay to take care …
Discussion: News Desk, Jezebel, ABCNEWS and The Caucus
Ben Geman / The Hill:
GOP lawmaker entertains Obama ‘birther’ notions  —  Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.), a top member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, on Tuesday said he's not yet convinced that President Obama's birth certificate is legitimate.  —  “I am, shall we say, looking at all the evidence,” …
Arizona Republic:
Arizona lawmaker wants to go further on abortion laws  —  Arizona has become the national epicenter in recent weeks in the battle over abortion and contraception regulations.  —  Conservative Arizona lawmakers hope Arizona will join a handful of other states in banning most abortions …
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John Celock / The Huffington Post:
Abortion Bill: Arizona GOP Legislator Says Women Should Witness Abortions
Jason Noble / Des Moines Register:
Family Leader heads lobbying for same-sex marriage ban  —  Hundreds of conservative Christians crowded the Iowa Capitol this morning in favor of advancing a proposed state constitutional amendment barring same-sex marriage.  —  The rally and lobbying effort, organized by the conservative advocacy group …
Glenn Thrush / Politico:
Romney econ adviser posts deport-seniors joke on blog  —  Greg Mankiw, the Harvard professor who serves as one of Mitt Romney's top economic advisers, has managed to take a shot at two key constituencies - Hispanics and seniors - in a single linked post on his popular economics blog.
 
 
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The Reliable Source / Washington Post:
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Bill McKibben / The Nation:
90 Degrees in Winter: This Is What Climate Change Looks Like
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James Taranto / Wall Street Journal:
‘Nice Guys’ Finish Last
Stephen Castle / New York Times:
Dutch Church Is Accused of Castrating Young Men
Arik Hesseldahl / AllThingsD:
Exclusive: In a Major Restructuring, Hewlett-Packard to Combine Printer and PC Groups
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Mary Jo Pitzl / Arizona Republic:
Sponsor working to amend birth-control bill
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Nicholas Confessore / New York Times:
Republican Presidential Candidates Run Low on Money
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Rep. Kinzinger defeats Manzullo; victory a relief for GOP leaders
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Mitch Mitchell / Fort Worth Star-Telegram:
Davis: ‘Homemade explosive device’ sparked fire outside Fort Worth office
Dylan Byers / Politico:
Obama HQ briefs Romney's press corps
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