Analyst: Romney Campaign Takes Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

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As the Republican presidential race moves on to Louisiana Saturday, Mitt Romney holds a firm lead in the delegate count.

He won the Illinois  primary on Tuesday and on Wednesday he picked up the endorsement of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

But now his campaign is embroiled in another controversy, this time over a reference to a toy, the Etch-A-Sketch.

WBUR's political analysts, Democrat Dan Payne and Republic Todd Domke, joined Morning Edition to talk about the week's political news, both national and local.

This program aired on March 22, 2012.

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Bob Oakes was a senior correspondent in the WBUR newsroom, a role he took on in 2021 after nearly three decades hosting WBUR's Morning Edition.



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