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Morning Update, McCain-Romney-Immigration Edition

While I hang on hold for a Rudy campaign conference call, a few headlines in the never-ending McCain vs. Romney immigration fight…

Campaigns and Elections notes that immigration barely registers as an issue in New Hampshire.
Team McCain must be enjoying this story in the Miami Herald about state lawmakers griping that Romney’s criticism of the bill is over-the-top.
Jen Rubin offers a compelling explanation for why McCain is going after Romney, now, and why the emphasis flip-flopper charge.
A fan of McCain I spoke to offered the Iraq comparison as well. If it hurts him politically, it hurts him politically, but he feels the policy benefits are worth the political risk.
UPDATE: Rudy’s campaign is announcing the endorsement of Georgia House Speaker Glenn Richardson, among several other state and local lawmakers. Richardson will be his Georgia state chairman.

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