Former Senator Rick Santorum put a dent in Mitt Romney’s lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, winning caucuses in Minnesota and Missouri. A third contest in Colorado may fall to Mr. Santorum when all the votes are counted.
In other news, some members of the European Commission say they are losing patience with Greece. Citigroup now reckons there’s a 50-50 chance that Greece will withdraw from the Eurozone. A Dutch commissioner maintains the euro could survive the departure of Greece, but Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso says that the Commission wants Greece to remain within the Eurozone community.
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