Wednesday, February 08, 2012


feb 8
  • On Tuesday, Santorum beat Romney by nearly 30 percentage points in Minnesota and by 5 points in Colorado, both states that Romney won in 2008. LA Times Politics
  • There were no exit polls in Minnesota, Missouri and Colorado, and very little polling in advance of last night's voting. Washington Post Politics
  • The late-night win capped off a hat trick for Santorum, who won the Missouri primary and the Minnesota caucuses earlier in the night. Washington Post Politics
  • One day after Rick Santorum’s three-state sweep in Colorado, Missouri and Minnesota, his GOP rival, Mitt Romney is going on offense – against Newt Gingrich. Washington Post Politics
  • Santorum won caucuses in Minnesota and Colorado, as well as a nonbinding primary in Missouri to energize his campaign and raise questions about front-runner Mitt Romney 's ability to attract broad conservative support. CNN Politics
  • And that happened again last night with Rick Santorum sweeping the contests in Colorado, Minnesota, and Missouri. MSNBC Politics
  • “It must be a lot more fun believing in something than campaigning for nothing.” -- Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, celebrating with his supporters a second-place finish in the presidential straw poll held during Minnesota precinct caucuses. Fox News Politics
  • California, Connecticut, Illinois, Louisiana, Minnesota, New Hampshire and Michigan, have passed laws requiring private employers to provide at least some accommodations. ABC News Money
  • " Santorum revives campaign with wins in Colorado, Missouri and Minnesota, " announces the headline in The Washington Post. NPR Opinion
  • The most striking thing about his dismal, third place finish in the Minnesota caucuses isn’t the contrast with his big win in Florida just one week ago; it’s the inexplicable collapse of his Gopher State standing since his triumphant finish in the same venue four years ago. Daily Beast Blogs and Stories
  • In Minnesota, a state which Mr. Romney carried easily in 2008, he has so far failed to win a single county — and got just 17 percent of the vote. NYTimes Front Page
  • According to the company, the sandwiches may contain eggs that were part of a previous recall from Michael Foods in Minnesota. Huffington Post Full Feed