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By Anthony Lauriello     1/10/12 6:00pm

National News

Romney on the Roll

Rick Perry couldn't begin to touch him

Herman Cain's hope went quickly from bright to dim

Bachman had less then half a chance

Newt only rattled his stance

Paul lost just like usual

And his dealing with Santorum needed to be only casual

He won Iowa by only eight votes

But he won and deserved to gloat

He cruised to win in the Granite State

And looks like Obama he will soon debate

Unless a miracle happens get ready for Romney

The Republican candidate everyone did forsee

Mitt Romney won both the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary, the first non-incumbent Republican to do so. Despite a contest that had many front-runners, the original favorite looks set to win his party's title without much struggle.

Alabama shuts out LSU

The Tigers beat them two months ago

In a game where the points were low

But this Monday the Tide did roll

And captured itself the BCS bowl

College football is done for yet another year

Hopefully in 2012 Rice will have even more to cheer

The Alabama Crimson Tide beat the LSU Tigers 21-0 in the BCS National Championship on Monday.

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