Romney on contraception: ‘I’m not going there’
Romney doesn’t want to be in the contraception fight, Paul is going after everyone, Santorum has a big lead in Tennessee and Gingrich has a Kasich ally.
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* Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney supports a Senate bill that would allows employers to refuse to cover contraception. He earlier told the Ohio News Network that he did not back the legislation; spokeswoman Andrea Saul sent out a statement explaining that “the way the question was asked was confusing.”
* Texas Rep. Ron Paul is airing an ad in Washington State, “Three of a Kind,” that goes after former House speaker Newt Gingrich, Romney and former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum. It’s not a new ad, but the fact that he’s using it now suggests that Paul’s “truce” with Romney — however real it ever was — is over.
* Santorum might have a chance at winning “if he could speak English,” the spokesman for a pro-Gingrich super PAC said today. Rick Tyler, the spokesman for Winning Our Future, was referencing a flub in Santorum’s Michigan speech last night. “A month ago, they didn’t knew who we are. They do now,” Santorum said.
* Chuck Hassebrook still hasn’t heard directly from former Nebraska Sen. Bob Kerrey (D), who officially entered the state’s Senate race today. Hassebrook, who left his University of Nebraska Board of Regents post to run back when Kerrey passed, says he’s staying in despite
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