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12:55 PM ET, January 22, 2012

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Jeremy Herb / The Hill:
Romney to release tax returns on Tuesday, calls delay ‘a mistake’  —  Gov. Mitt Romney said Sunday he will release his tax returns on Tuesday as he tries to pivot from an issue that dragged him down in his South Carolina primary loss to Newt Gingrich.  —  Romney said he'll post his 2010 tax return …
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Sean Trende / Real Clear Politics:
Three Takeaways From South Carolina  —  1) There is no good news buried in here for Mitt Romney.  None.  As of this writing, Mitt Romney is leading in three counties in South Carolina: Charleston, Beaufort (Hilton Head) and Richland (Columbia).  He lost fast-growing, coastal Horry County, home of Myrtle Beach, by 15 points.
Erick Erickson / Erick's blog:
Newt Gingrich Wins.  What It Means.  —  “The base is revolting because they swept the GOP back into relevance in Washington just under two years ago and they have been thanked with contempt ever since.”  —  No candidate has won the GOP nomination for President without winning South Carolina since Ronald Reagan in 1980.
Washington Examiner:
Why Gingrich won — Why Romney lost  —  COLUMBIA, SC — They won't say it publicly — they don't want to appear churlish or disrespectful on a night they took a serious beating — but it's no exaggeration to say that even after losing the South Carolina primary to Newt Gingrich …
Michael D. Shear / The Caucus:
Romney to Release Tax Returns on Tuesday  —  10:32 a.m. |  Updated Mitt Romney said Sunday morning that he would release his 2010 tax returns on Tuesday, bowing to that mounting pressure that might have helped lead to his defeat in the South Carolina primary on Saturday.
Discussion: The Page and HotAirPundit
Hugh Hewitt / National Review:
The Ball Is in Florida's Court Now  —  “We're ready to take out some of the balloons we've been storing,” is how Democratic strategist Donna Brazile greeted the idea that Newt would win by a significant margin in South Carolina, an hour before the polls closed and Newt was indeed declared the winner.
Alexander Burns / The Politico:
Next stop: A brawl at the 2012 Florida primary  —  COLUMBIA, S.C. - The unstoppable force that is Newt Gingrich and the immovable object that is Mitt Romney are headed for a collision in Florida.  —  A primary that looked 10 days ago like a potential 2012 afterthought on Romney's cruise …
Howard Fineman / The Huffington Post:
Republican Convention Has ‘50-50’ Chance Of Being Open: Former GOP Chair … 2012 Election , Mitt Romney , Republican Convention , Elections 2012 , Video , South Carolina Primary , South Carolina Primary Results , South Carolina Election Results , Brokered Convention , Election Results 2012 …
Discussion: State of the Union
Mj Lee / The Politico:
On Newt Gingrich S.C. primary win, Karl Rove says thank John King
Discussion: CNN and The Moderate Voice
Cameron Joseph / Ballot Box:
New Romney surrogate says Gingrich could cost GOP Congress
Michael O'Brien / msnbc.com:
Gingrich wins SC GOP primary, beating Romney
Justin Sink / Ballot Box:
Santorum: ‘No pressure’ to exit GOP race
Discussion: ABCNEWS and Outside the Beltway
Michael D. Shear / The Caucus:
Lessons From the South Carolina Exit Polls
Discussion: Connecting.the.Dots
Brian Montopoli / CBS News:
South Carolina primary exit polls: 2/3rds say debates mattered
Daniel Strauss / The Hill:
Ron Paul looks ahead, says GOP contest will be ‘a long, hard slog’
Discussion: The Politico
Mj Lee / The Politico:   Huck: Mitt too defensive
Daniel Strauss / The Hill:
Santorum releases Florida campaign schedule just after SC polls close
Brian Montopoli / CBS News:
Newt Gingrich wins South Carolina primary, CBS News projects
Eric Hysen / Politics & Elections Blog:
What South Carolinians want to know about Romney and Gingrich
Fox News:
Gingrich wins South Carolina primary, Fox News projects
Discussion: FITSNews and Scared Monkeys
Washington Post:
In South Carolina, a sharply tightened race
Abby Rapoport / American Prospect:
No One Cares About the Affair  —  Former House Speaker Newt …
Discussion: Eschaton
USA Today:
Joe Paterno's long career  —  Penn State coaching legend Joe Paterno dies at age 85  —  Perhaps the most ironic element when looking at the way Joe Paterno lost his job as Penn State's football coach after 46 seasons lies in the fact that Paterno, as a young man, had his eyes set on law school.
David D. Kirkpatrick / New York Times:
Muslim Brotherhood Wins 47% of Egypt Assembly Seats  —  CAIRO — Egyptian authorities confirmed Saturday that a political coalition dominated by the Muslim Brotherhood, the 84-year-old group that virtually invented political Islam, had won about 47 percent of the seats in the first Parliament elected since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak.
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Jasmine Coleman / Guardian:
Egypt election results show firm win for Islamists
Discussion: Truthdig and US Politics
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
Romney partially caves on tax returns  —  Watching Mitt Romney discuss his willingness to disclose his tax returns, it's been hard not to marvel at the rapid evolution.  It was only about a month ago when he was asked whether he'd release his tax returns, and Romney replied, “I doubt it.”
Discussion: The Politico and Associated Press
Jeremy Herb / The Hill:
Boehner: ‘Pathetic’ if Obama State of the Union proposes ‘same old policies’  —  House Speaker John Boehner said that President Obama would be “pathetic” to propose the same policy prescriptions in Tuesday's State of the Union that he has in his first three years.
Discussion: Jammie Wearing Fools
Ben Geman / The Hill:
CRS report: Congress can require Keystone oil pipeline approval  —  Capitol Hill lawmakers probably have the Constitution at their back if they require a permit for the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline that President Obama rejected days ago, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service.
Mark Silva / Bloomberg:
Jeb Bush Refrains From Endorsing Anyone  —  Jeb Bush, the popular former Florida governor, said he will “stay neutral” in the Republican presidential primary while warning his party's candidates to leave the “circular firing squad” of their primary debates behind and start appealing to a broader audience of voters.
 
 
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