• Wednesday February 29, 2012 Happening Now

      Good Morning..

      A big night for Mitt Romney. He wins Arizona by a wide margin *and* his home state of Michigan by a much smallere margin. Now it's on to Super Tuesday where Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul want to prove they have what it takes to be the Republican nominee.

      NEWT GINGRICH

      0900EST -- Visits GA State Capitol to meet with state lawmakers, Atlanta, GA. LIVE via LiveU

      1330EST -- Holds rally at Peachtree Academy, Covington, GA. LIVE

      No events planned

      MITT ROMNEY

      1000EST -- Holds rally at American Posts, Toledo, OH. LIVE via LiveU

      RICK SANTORUM

      1200EST -- Holds rally at Crown College, Powell, TN. LIVE via LiveU

      Some live events to keep an eye on for news today:

      1000EST -- House Appropriations subcmte on State, Foreign Ops and Related Programs holds hearing on FY2013 budget for the State Dept. Secy Clinton testifies. LIVE

      1200EST -- Reps. Markey & Frank holds press conference on oil and gas prices. LIVE

      1330EST -- House Foreign Affairs Cmte hearing titled, "Assessing US Foreign Policy Priorities Amidst Economic Challenges: The Foreign Relations Budget for FY2013." Secy Clinton testifies. LIVE

      1400EST -- House Budget Cmte hearing on the FY2013 budget for the Defense Dept. Secy Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chair Gen. Dempsey testify. LIVE

      1400EST -- GOP Sens Thune, Cornyn, Murkowski and Hoeven hold press conference to discuss gas prices and Republican suggestions on how to increase domestic oil production. LIVE

      There was a Coast Guard chopper crash in Alabama during a training mission. One person is dead and three others are missing.

      Several twisters touched down in Missouri, Kentucky and Kansas. At least 1 person died. Lots of damage.

      Egytian authorities have reportedly arrested Al Qaeda head Saif al-Adel at the Cairo airport. He is believed to be behind the 1998 U.S. embassy attacks.

      Syrian troops reportedly moving into Homs in force. Monitoring agencies say the death toll now well over 7,500.

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