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Rick Santorum remains in race as a ‘movement conservative,’ Santorum on Israel and more [AM Briefing]

Why is Rick Santorum still running? “Santorum is a movement candidate. A movement is something people believe in and belong to. A campaign is something people support. Santorum claims to be carrying the flag for the conservative movement. ‘As conservatives and tea party folks, we are not just wings of the Republican Party,’ he told the Conservative Political Action Conference in February. ‘We are the Republican Party,’ writes Third Way’s Bill Schneider. (Politico)

Rick Santorum: Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. (New York Daily News)

“New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took office more than two years ago — and changed not just New Jersey but the nation. You’d think that was the hard part — but the next two years will be more perilous. Christie has to resist the temptation to declare victory ahead of a re-election bid — or a bid for higher office in 2016,” writes Manhattan Institute’s Nicole Gelinas. (New York Post)

“[W]hile there had been reason for cautious optimism based on North Korea’s generational leadership change, this is starting to look like the year Pyongyang ensures that hope — once again — doesn’t triumph over experience,” writes Heritage’s Peter Brookes. (New York Post)

CFR’s Thomas Bollyky: How to fix the World Bank. (New York Times)

CFR’s Benn Steil: “Instead of treating the World Bank presidency as a sacred American birthright, we should remember that it was never more than a consolation prize for an administration trying to dodge a spy scandal.” (New York Times)

Fox Orlando Affiliate calls neo-Nazis ‘a civil rights group.’ (ThinkProgress)

Room for Debate asks: Are some buildings too ugly to survive? (New York Times)

Allen McDuffee writes about politics and policy and covered think tanks for The Washington Post from 2011 to 2013. He freelances and hosts a podcast at governmentality.net and is currently working on a book about the influence of think tanks in Washington.

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