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No white knight for GOP; Kid Rock gives Romney Michigan edge? (read-this roundup)

Ladies and gentlemen, your Republican field. (Jae C. Hong/Associated Press)

Just what are the chances one of these could be the “white knight” the GOP is looking for?

“Winning Powerball two days in a row is probably easier that any of these scenarios,” says Sean Spicer, a spokesman for the Republican National Committee, per Tumulty’s reporting.

And speaking of coming to the rescue, Mitt Romney called on rocker Kid Rock for some much-needed support in Michigan. Kid Rock, who’s become something of the face of Detroit, performed at a Romney rally on Monday, our colleague Phil Rucker reports.

For 99 percent more fun, our colleague Rachel Weiner gathers up Romney’s wealth-related gaffes in one handy-dandy post.

Here’s the most dog-bites-man headline in Tuesday’s paper: “Senate deadlock seems likely to continue in 2013,” for this story.

And the most man-bites-dog: “Santorum courts Democrats,” topping this story.

Emily Heil is the co-author of the Reliable Source and previously helped pen the In the Loop column with Al Kamen.


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