Schiavo Case Tests Priorities Of GOP

Shailagh Murrary and Mike Allen of The Washington Post writes about the Schiavo case. They say that, "The stakes could be particularly high for Frist. Even as he shores up support with one crucial presidential primary voting bloc -- Christian conservatives -- he may have repelled another: small-government conservatives, who are particularly key in the New Hampshire primary. "A lot of Republicans who vote up here would be inclined to see this as a personal matter . . . and would be uncomfortable with what Congress did," said Dante Scala, a political scientist at St. Anselm College in Manchester, N.H."