Between the Lines by Mark Halperin

Mitt Romney's two big challenges now: prove that only he can get the majority of delegates required to win the Republican nomination and not alienate moderates as he tries to put the nomination away ... Smart Republicans are increasingly freaked out by the party's free fall among independents, women and Hispanic voters stoked by the GOP battle to face off against President Obama in November ... March could end nightmarishly for Romney, with contests in Mississippi, Alabama, Kansas and Missouri dominated by the kind of lower-income, rural and religious voters that the former Massachusetts governor has yet to win over in...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!