Opening Act: King of the Wild Frontier

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March 5 2012 8:11 AM

Opening Act: King of the Wild Frontier

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KNOXVILLE, TN - MARCH 04: Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) holds two babies as his wife Ann Romney (R) looks on during a campaign rally at West Hills Elementary School March 4, 2012 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Mitt Romney is campaigning in Georgia and Tennessee ahead of Super Tuesday. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- As the Volunteer State turned into a Super Tuesday battleground, candidates kept adding stops to their schedules. I'm following Newt Gingrich's jaunt through the state, where he's recovered some of his support in the past few days, and ending in Atlanta, where he plans to celebrate a win.

The Breitbart family of news sites relaunches, with a final story from the Big guy.

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Paul Krugman does the austerity math, and figures that without spending cuts we'd be on pace for a Reagan recovery. Reagan, of course, had much more mobility on debt.

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter. 

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