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Shields, Brooks on Romney’s Battle Wounds, Gingrich’s Resilience
January 31, 2012 at 12:00 AM EDT
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Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks dissect the results of the Florida primary, including Newt Gingrich's showing among married women who voted and whether the battle between Mitt Romney and Gingrich has been good for President Obama's chances of re-election.
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