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John:

I remain focused on IA, NH and SC because that is where every GOP nominee has been largely decided for the past quarter-century.  Perhaps FL and CA could move up, but that is far from a sure thing.  And more importantly, no candidate is going to make the politically risky move of even being perceived as blowing off one of the first three.  Sure FL and CA are, as a certain ‘96 candidate once put it,  ”The Big Enchilada” in terms of delegates, but the media, momentum and money coming out of successful turns in those first three states is enormous.

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