250 Meets 999

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March 6 2012 10:46 AM

250 Meets 999

ATLANTA -- Herman Cain had the agreeable task of stumping for Newt Gingrich this weekend, when the speaker was elsewhere. At one stop in Chattanooga, Tenn., he was asked to sign a fan-made placard, and added this flourish:


Cain insists on calling Gingrich's now-campaign-defining "$2.50 gas" plan the "Two-five-oh" plan.

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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