(a) Mitt Romney's supporters have largely left; thanks to McCain dep. pol. dir John Yob, McCain supporters arrived early and took their seats in the ballroom here, thus ensuring huge cheers.

(b) CPAC attendees were encouraged to be polite by organizers, although there was NO specific injunction against booing, according to CPAC spokesman Ian Walters.

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