Tracking the GOP race to 2012

Mike Pence will speak at a rally in Iowa City tonight, before President Obama travels to the Hawkeye State tomorrow; Tim Pawlenty has pulled out of the Southern Republican Leadership Conference; Pawlenty asked supporters of his PAC for "any recommendations you have" to turn back the health care bill and mentioning his letter to Minnesota's AG asking for a review of health reform's legality; Newt Gingrich will hold an event being billed as "The Real Jobs Summit" in St. Petersburg, Florida March 31; and Gingrich says he thinks Republicans will take back Congress and the White House and repeal health reform in February 2013.