Newt Gingrich says he won’t drop out tonight
Newt Gingrich not dropping out tonight, Issa thinks administration is the most corrupt, Scott Brown issues a tax return challenge, and voters are voting tonight.
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WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED:
* Former House speaker Newt Gingrich is not ending his campaign in his primary night speech tonight, no matter what happens, spokesman R.C. Hammond told Yahoo News. If he loses Delaware, Gingrich will “reassess” but keep up his current campaign schedule. (Of course, candidates often break such promises when ending their bids.) Gingrich himself said today that it’s “a little insulting” for former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney to speak in New Hampshire tonight while primaries take place in Delaware, Pennsylvania and New York.
* Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) claimed in a Bloomberg TV interview today that President Obama’s administration is “proving to be” the “most corrupt government in history,” in light of the Solyndra and GSA scandals. In October of 2010, Issa called Obama “one of the most corrupt presidents in modern times,” but he walked back his words and said he meant “one of the most corrupt administrations.”
* Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) is releasing six years of tax returns, putting pressure on Harvard Law Professor Elizabeth Warren (D) to do the same. Warren has committed to releasing four years of returns (her time in public service.) But the campaigns are sparring over the release date. Meanwhile, Brown’s move could put pressure on Romney, who has refused to release his pre-2010 returns. Brown and Romney share a senior adviser, Eric Fehrnstrom.
* Missouri Senate candidate John Brunner’s business record is
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