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By Anthony Lauriello     4/19/12 7:00pm

National News

The party behind Mitt Romney

Who was the losing Republican nominee used to be a question

But Mr. Romney not winning seems quite the silly suggestion

Because him reaching the number of delegates is almost a guarantee

So now the party faithful are rallying behind the likely nominee

Speaker of the House Boehner endorsed him 100 percent

And Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels gave his consent

The Republican Party is solidifying their position behind Mitt Romney in preparation for the upcoming presidential election.

Secret Service debacle

Obama went on a diplomatic trip

With Secret Service at his hip

But the agents went to a bar and met girls

And not the classy type with pearls

The hotel manager found out and called the cops

The Secret Service is embroiled in a controversy after several of its agents accompanying President Barack Obama to Columbia were caught with prostitutes.

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