Tonight's agenda: Jacksonville, Florida for the final Republican debate of the early primaries. (No more debates until right before the winner-take-all Arizona primary next month.)
Jeremy Peters explains how the debate audiences GOT SO LOUD.
Javier Manjarres captures Team Newt in heckler-neutralization mode.
Ed Kilgore takes over the Washington Monthly blog, which you now lack any real excuse not to bookmark.
Media Matters isn't overly fond of the media's Keystone XL coverage. (At issue here: The impossibility of non-biased "job creation" estimates.)
Marco Rubio, neutral as Switzerland, policies the Florida primary for anti-Hispanic sentiment.
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