3) Former Rep. Bob Etheridge has decided
to join Lt. Gov. Walter Dalton
and state Rep. Bill Faison
in the North Carolina
's governor's race Democratic primary.
The past week and a half has been more notable for the number of major names who have removed themselves from the mix: Attorney General Roy Cooper
, Erskine Bowles
, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx
2) In an interview with Jon Ralston
, Mitt Romney walked back comments
from earlier in the week, when he said he was not concerned about the very poor. "It was a misstatement; I misspoke," Romney said.
Regardless, Romney is well-positioned to win the Nevada caucuses on Saturday, following his victory in Florida on Tuesday.
1) Here's something that will only ramp up buzz that Sen. Marco Rubio
, R-Fla., is carefully positioning himself for a vice presidential bid: Buzzfeed reports that he spent more than $20,000 for to do research on himself