2) Mitt Romney won the Wyoming caucuses
according to results tallied on Wednesday.
But he made more news
on Wednesday for initially responding that he did not support the Blunt amendment while his campaign later clarified that he does.
1) As the March 15 filing deadline approaches, a number of Democrats are already making moves toward a bid. Former Gov. John Baldacci
and Reps. Mike Michaud
and Chellie Pingree
are taking out nominating papers
for the Senate race, though none has fully committed to running yet.
Ideally, Democrats would coalesce early around one candidate -- but the promise of a wide open race could entice several top names to jump in, triggering a competitive primary.
No new Republicans took out papers with on Wednesday, the Bangor Daily News reported
, but keep an eye on state Senate President Kevin Raye
, and Secretary of State Charlie Summers
on the GOP side. Raye is already running in Maine's Second District, but could shift to a Senate run.