1. Low Expectations

    Romney Camp Braces for Loss

    Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney holds a campaign rally at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colorado, February 6, 2012.  AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Mitt Romney is taking a realistic approach to Tuesday's triple contest. The candidate's political director sent a memo to supporters Tuesday that was reassuring while striving to temper expectations for Colorado, Minnesota, and Missouri. "It has become apparent that Mitt Romney is the only candidate with the organizational strength and broad-based appeal to secure delegates in all remaining primaries and caucuses," he wrote. "Of course, there is no way for any nominee to win first place in every single contest." 

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