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8:26 am
Wed April 4, 2012

The Nation: Who Won Tuesday's Primaries?

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks to supporters at an election-night rally April 3, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Romney won the D.C, Maryland and Wisconson primaries with a total of 98 delegates at stake.
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Originally published on Wed April 4, 2012 7:43 am

Who won the most votes in Tuesday night's primary elections?

Mitt Romney, right?

Wrong.

When it comes to the sheer mass of votes cast, Barack Obama -- the man Romney desperately wants to start campaigning against after being so distracted for so long by Santorum — actually had the best night of any presidential contender.

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Opinion
8:26 am
Wed April 4, 2012

Weekly Standard: Is It Over?

A supporter of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney wears a Cheesehead hat during a primary night gathering at The Grain Exchange on April 3, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Mitt Romney addressed supporters after winning primary elections in Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia.
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Originally published on Wed April 4, 2012 7:44 am

William Kristol is the editor of The Weekly Standard.

It's over: CNN estimates that Barack Obama has won enough delegates to clinch the Democratic nomination for president in 2012.

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Opinion
8:26 am
Wed April 4, 2012

New Republic: Romney Cleaned Up, At What Cost?

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum speaks at a campaign rally at Four Seasons Sheraton on April 3, 2012 in Mars, Pennsylvania. Romney won the D.C, Maryland and Wisconson primaries with a total of 98 delegates at stake.
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Originally published on Wed April 4, 2012 7:43 am

Noam Scheiber is a senior editor of The New Republic.

The good news for Mitt Romney is that he comes out of Tuesday night with a boatload of delegates and a symbolically important win in Wisconsin, where it was once tempting to imagine Rick Santorum pulling off an upset. It's all but certain that Romney will become the GOP nominee, and that he'll do it by nailing down the 1144 delegates he officially needs before this summer's convention.

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The Two-Way
7:55 am
Wed April 4, 2012

Good News On The Jobs Front, Except From Yahoo

Originally published on Wed April 4, 2012 7:56 am

On the plus side, the ADP National Employment Report issued this morning estimates there were 209,000 jobs added to private employers' payrolls in March. And ADP's data often are something of a predictor for what the Bureau of Labor Statistics will have to say when it issues its monthly numbers. Those March figures are due on Friday at 8:30 a.m. ET.

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