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Mitt Romney wins big on Tuesday night

Mitt Romney needed convincing victories Tuesday to cement his status as the front-runner — and he got them. With big wins in Maryland and Washington, D.C., and a big enough victory in Wisconsin, the other Republicans still in the race will have a hard time convincing voters and donors they remain relevant.

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Recapping the GOP debate in Iowa

Last night eight Republican presidential candidates gathered at the Iowa State University in Ames for a televised debate. Who said what, and which candidate fared best? We're talking with Michael Shear, writer for The Caucus blog for The New York Times.