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Super Tuesday Preview

Republican presidential candidates Rick Santorum (L) and Mitt Romney debate on February 22, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona. The Arizona and Michigan primaries are scheduled to be held February 28. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
Look at the scoreboard, Rick.

Romney survived Tuesday this time, but on March 6, Super Tuesday, he may not be so lucky. Or, Romney might obliterate Rick Santorum and render him the guy who forced Mitt to spill a lot of cash on the primary trail, and who continues to have a Google problem.

But first: Washington’s caucus is on Saturday, March 3, where 43 delegates are at stake.

Up for grabs on Super Tuesday (delegates in parentheses, primary unless otherwise indicated): Alaska (27, caucus), Georgia (76), Idaho (32, caucus), Massachusetts (41), North Dakota (28, caucus), Ohio (66), Oklahoma (43), Tennessee (58), Vermont (17), and Virginia (49).

States leaning Romney: Massachusetts, Vermont, Virginia

States leaning Santorum: Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee

States leaning Gingrich: Georgia

States that Gingrich represented in Congress for 20 years: Georgia

Ron Paul: Still campaigning. Projected to earn 30.3 percent of Virginia’s vote.

The prized jewel: Ohio. “Romney is already heavily outspending Santorum in a state that is suddenly in play,” writes Politico’s Maggie Haberman, “and his ‘death by super PAC’ strategy that worked so effectively in Michigan and Florida will likely be on display in Ohio as well.”

Rick Santorum’s Wednesday attire: Slacks and a shirt.

Really, not a sweater vest?: You’re right.

State that’s been pretty much ignored except for the appearance of one of Romney’s sons: Alaska.

Super Tuesday Preview