Stories You Should Know (4/12/10)

Washington Post (Washington, DC)
Senate Republican leaders declined to rule out a filibuster of President Obama’s nominee to succeed retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, if they think the pick falls outside the judicial mainstream.

The Denver Channel (Denver, CO)
He calls it “Romentum” and Andrew Romanoff thinks he sees plenty of reason for optimism after “Super Saturday” when he attempted to win caucus votes to gain the nomination for the Republican candidacy in the battle over a Colorado Senate seat.

The Guardian (United Kingdom)
Mitt Romney secured a surprise victory over the American right-wing’s grassroots choice Sarah Palin at the weekend in an early test of who will challenge Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential race.

Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA)
National Republican Party Chairman Michael Steele exhorted conservative activists Saturday to “tune out all of the background noise and go on offense” as the GOP seeks to regain the congressional majorities the party lost four years ago.

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