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January 23rd, 2012
01:05 PM ET

Be in the know: Today's political bullet points

Everyday we ask influential politicos to send us their top three bullet points that are driving the day's conversation in and outside Washington:

Senior Editor of Mario Solis-Marich:

– Multiple Gains: Newt moves ahead in the GOP nomination process and heads to Florida where he believes his Latino strategy will pay off. Adios Mitt?

– Return on Investment: After two years of saying that there is no such thing as a “shovel ready project,” GOP House members are using the term to describe the Keystone pipeline, so government policies can create jobs???

– Loss: “ lonely days are over and life is like a song” – Etta James an American Artist

RedState.Com Editor Erick-Woods Erickson:

– Romney outspends Newt $7M to $.0008M in FL just to watch his 15 pt lead implode overnight.

– The attacks on Newt will first focus on his taxes and a method he took to try to underpay into Medicare — a tactic the IRS frowns on. The Gingrich response will be that Romney may do the same, but we won't know unless we see his taxes.

– During the primaries, we've focused on what had been more or less a Romney ceiling until the voting started. Does the President have a ceiling too? He seems to be perpetually below 50% unable to shake out of it. Does he need a nominee to be compared to? Probably.

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