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9:38 am
Wed April 25, 2012

The Nation: Mitthusiasm Gap

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney addresses supporters during a campaign rally titled "A Better America Begins Tonight" at the Radisson Hotel April 24, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Chip Somodevilla Getty Images

Originally published on Wed April 25, 2012 7:14 am

John Nichols writes about politics for The Nation magazine as its Washington correspondent.

Barack Obama beat Mitt Romney by a landslide Tuesday in the battleground state of Pennsylvania.

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The Salt
9:34 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Buying Sustainable Fish Is Getting Easier, But It's Still Hard

Fish on display at a Whole Foods Market in Hillsboro, Ore., in 2010.
Rick Bowmer AP

Originally published on Wed April 25, 2012 3:20 pm

This week, Whole Foods, the upscale grocer, said it is eliminating 12 wild fish species from its seafood section as part of its commitment to ocean conservation. The fish, rated "red" by conservation groups that evaluate overfishing and other problems, include popular choices like Atlantic halibut, octopus, and some tuna.

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Election 2012
9:33 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Who Will Clinch The Latino Vote In November?

Originally published on Wed April 25, 2012 9:44 am

There are big questions about Mitt Romney's ability to appeal to Latinos. Hispanic voters favor President Obama over Romney by more than two to one, according to a recent Pew poll. But not everyone is sure the president's lead will translate to votes. Host Michel Martin speaks with columnist Ruben Navarrette and Maria Teresa Kumar of Voto Latino.

World
9:33 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Sudan And South Sudan On The Brink Of War

Originally published on Wed April 25, 2012 9:44 am

The two African countries have been clashing over a contested border region and oil, among other issues. Sudan has reportedly launched a series of aerial bombardments, in what South Sudan's president is calling an act of war. Host Michel Martin discusses the intensifying situation with Hannah McNeish, who's been covering the story for the AFP.

The Two-Way
8:27 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Sources: Gingrich Will End His White House Bid Next Week

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich and his wife, Callista, Tuesday night in Concord, N.C.
John W. Adkisson Getty Images

Originally published on Wed April 25, 2012 8:59 am

Fox News reports that "senior Gingrich aides" say former House Speaker Newt Gingrich "plans to formally suspend or end his presidential campaign next Tuesday."

CNN writes that "sources close to Newt Gingrich say he will end his bid for the GOP presidential nomination next week."

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