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The Week in 2012

HOWARD MEGDAL: Mitt, Mitt, Mitt, Mitt. What the hell are you doing, Mitt?

If you are running with the hope/belief that enough moderate Republicans and Republicans realistic to pick the most electable candidate are going to make you the nominee,…

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The Week in 2012

HOWARD MEGDAL: The action this week is Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann going after each other, which seems to do little other than prove that Pawlenty will do nearly anything to position himself as Mitt Romney’s VP. But the real takeaway from this week, when the dust clears, will be how these candidates spoke about the debt ceiling crisis.

CHRIS PUMMER: Pawlenty’s candidacy already looks like a stiff, but a number of hopefuls could benefit if he could share the embrace of electoral death with Bachmann. While Romney surely has a grin, probably nobody would be happier than Rick Perry, who I think has dawdled too long in making his presidential decision. Continue reading

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