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FROM THE BLOGS:

The GOP’s multiple-personality jobs message
Benjy Sarlin at Talking Points Memo says that while the national GOP hammers the president over the economy, Republican governors are at home touting economic recoveries at the state level.

Time for Gingrich to get out
Erick Erickson at Red State
says it’s time to pit Romney against Santorum, one-on-one.

The worst possible outcome for Romney
Christopher Rowland at the Boston Globe
takes a look at Mitt Romney’s dispiriting night in the South.

Romney’s delegate lead widens
Forget the headlines, the math is in Mitt’s favor, argues Jennifer Rubin at Right Turn.

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Dem presses USDA to ban ‘pink slime’ in school lunches
Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) says the blend of beef scraps treated with ammonia and used as a ground-beef filler is unfit for consumption by schoolchildren, reports Mike Lillis at The Hill.

Romney heats up defending campaign
Mitt Romney got heated while defending his campaign after a tough night of primaries in the South, reports Alicia Cohn at The Hill.

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