GOP punishes N.H. as promised
From the AP: "The Republican Party announced today that it will punish five states for scheduling early nominating contests. New Hampshire, Florida, South Carolina, Michigan and Wyoming will lose half of their delegates to the national convention, said Mike Duncan, chairman of the Republican National Committee. . . . The RNC voted 121-9 to impose the penalties. Duncan, who has final say over the matter, said he will abide by the vote." Updated story here.