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By Anthony Lauriello     2/7/12 6:00pm

National News

Santorum, Romney face off

Ah poor Romney, every week people declare his victory

And then in a few days such predictions become history

Now once again he is being upstaged this by hopeful Rick Santorum

Who won Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado making his naysayers look dumb?

Romney won Nevada but he will need more states

If he wants to face Obama in the general debates

One thing is clear — the Republican primary is not done

Which must surely not be Mr. Romney's idea of fun

Rick Santorum won Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado while front runner Mitt Romney only won Nevada, ensuring that the Republican primary is far from over.

Giants triumph over Patriots in Superbowl

The Patriots lost their perfect to the Giants in the 2007 Superbowl

Which to every citizen of Boston was a deep affront to their soul

This year they had a chance to reclaim their glory in a rematch

But unfortunately for them Giants receiver Manningham had a great catch

From a great throw from the younger Manning, Eli

Allowing the Giants to score and to make the Patriots' hopes die

The announcers talked about a Patriot dynasty when their team led But with two superbowl wins in five years, they should be talking about the Giants instead

The New York Giants won Superbowl XLVI 21 to 17 against the New England Patriots

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