Mitt Romney won Republican presidential primaries tonight in both Michigan and Arizona. He edged out Rick Santorum, and left Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul far behind, enhancing his standing as the front-runner.
In other news, a German court has ruled that the fast-reaction committee set up to handle the euro crisis and oversee the European Financial Stability Fund is illegal and unconstitutional. It called for the German parliament to play a larger role in budgetary decisions.
To see the headlines and the articles, open the full news post.
Notice to tipsters: Please don’t submit extensive excerpts from articles that have been posted behind a subscription firewall, or are otherwise under copyright protection.
Commenters are advised to leave their comments at this post (rather than with the news articles) so that they are more easily accessible.
Caveat: Articles in the news feed are posted “as is”. Gates of Vienna cannot vouch for the authenticity or accuracy of the contents of any individual item posted here. We check each entry to make sure it is relatively interesting, not patently offensive, and at least superficially plausible. The link to the original is included with each item’s title. Further research and verification are left to the reader.