The State of the GOP

The Takeaway
Five Republican primaries, no real  surprises: Mitt Romney sweeps the night and is now looking ahead to the general election.  Anna Sale, reporter for our co-producer WNYC's politics website It's A Free Country, takes a step back to discusses Newt Gingrich and the continuation of this seemingly finished race.  Steffen Schmidt, It's A Free Country contributor and professor of  political  science  at Iowa State University, looks forwards and considers Romney's fight for the hearts and minds of the GOP base.