| Dec 11, 2011
| 3:45 PM
A day after the GOP candidates met for a fiery debate in Des Moines, Mitt Romney shrugged off criticism of the $10,000 bet he tried to make with Rick Perry on Saturday night.
Romney did not mention what was widely viewed as a damaging gaffe during a...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Newt Gingrich, greeting voters Tuesday morning as polls predict that he will lose the Florida primary decisively to rival Mitt Romney, said he anticipates a protracted battle for the GOP nomination.
"This is a long way from being over," he said, as he...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 2:18 PM
There may only be two candidates, but plans for a debate moderated by Donald Trump are "moving full steam ahead," the organizers said Friday.
Only Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum accepted the invitation from conservative media group Newsmax to attend the...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 4:01 PM
His approval ratings are largely stagnant and his prospects for reelection in doubt. But President Obama says it's all to be expected.
"We've gone through an incredibly difficult time in this country. And I would be surprised if the American people...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 5:26 PM
The most influential Iowa newspaper endorsed Mitt Romney for the GOP presidential nomination, saying the former Massachusetts governor offered "sobriety, wisdom and judgment."
The Des Moines Register's editorial board, which endorsed Romney's arch...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 12:24 PM
By most conventional measures of a campaign's strength, Newt Gingrich has no business being a front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination.
Consider the following:
- Gingrich only this week opened a full-time campaign office in Iowa, the...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 7:45 PM
Real estate developer and reality TV host Donald Trump said today that Newt Gingrich has risen in Republican presidential polls because he’s done well in debates and is quick at making decisions.
Among the decisions Trump cited: Gingrich...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 11:38 AM
Returning to Iowa, where polls show him contending for first place in next week's caucuses, Ron Paul studiously ignored a barrage of news media questions Wednesday about fresh attacks from rivals Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich, including over incendiary...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 3:49 PM
A payroll tax cut package engineered by House Speaker John A. Boehner was overwhelmingly approved by Republicans despite a veto threat from President Obama, escalating a year-end showdown over extending the benefit for 160 million American workers....
| Dec 28, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Newt Gingrich, who loves a good historical allusion, is struggling with his better angels.
Over the last week, the GOP presidential candidate has vowed to wage a "relentlessly positive campaign," and has sworn to disavow any outside groups that go...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:42 PM
Newt Gingrich, trying to reverse a slide in Iowa by positioning himself as the unabashedly positive alternative to his trash-talking rivals for the GOP presidential nomination, unleashed an unexpectedly harsh attack today against his chief rivals,...