Corn on Hardball: CPAC Welcomes Romney


This weekend, the stars of the GOP will be at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), the notorious meet-up in Washington DC. DC bureau chief David Corn discusses the first day of CPAC, including Mitt Romney’s oddly warm welcome from his fellow Republicans, with The Washington Post‘s Eugene Robinson and Chris Matthews on MSNBC‘s Hardball:

David Corn is Mother Jones’ Washington bureau chief. For more of his stories, click here. He’s also on Twitter.

Read our dispatches from this year’s CPAC here, here, here, and here.

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