Up next in the Republican presidential race is Kansas, which holds its caucuses Saturday.
Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole of Kansas — the 1996 GOP presidential nominee — is urging the state's Republican electorate to back Mitt Romney.
Dole, who had endorsed Romney months ago, called the former Massachusetts governor "a main street conservative" in a statement Thursday, released by the Romney campaign.
A Democratic Congressman has introduced legislation that would impose tough new penalties on people who lie when they buy guns.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Ca.) says the bill, the Straw Purchaser Penalty Enhancement Act, would give federal agents new tools to crack down on the flow of weapons across the Southwest border into Mexico.
Nowadays, many episodes where people lie about the true identity of the purchaser of guns, or engage in straw purchases, never get prosecuted at all, Schiff says in an interview with NPR.
Last night a bewildering debate broke out on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight over video posted online yesterday of a young Barack Obama speaking at a student protest at Harvard Law School more than two decades ago.
The debate focused on whether the new BuzzFeed website or Breitbart.com deserved credit for the scoop.
My bewilderment stemmed from the question of why anyone would consider this video to be a scoop at all.