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2012 Presidential Election
4:38 pm
Mon December 5, 2011

Ron Paul Campaign Continues Newt Gingrich Smackdown

Originally published on Mon December 5, 2011 4:11 pm

There was more evidence Monday that Newt Gingrich really rubs Rep. Ron Paul and his campaign aides the wrong way.

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2012 Presidential Election
4:49 pm
Thu December 1, 2011

Newt Gingrich To ABC News: 'I'm Going To Be The Nominee'

Originally published on Thu December 1, 2011 4:09 pm

Newt Gingrich is taking the traditional frontrunner's tactic of acting like his party's inevitable presidential nominee to a whole a new level.

In an interview with Jake Tapper of ABC News, Gingrich sounded like LeBron James vowing to bring Miami an NBA championship.

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2012 Presidential Election
11:07 am
Thu December 1, 2011

Romney, Blindsided By Gingrich, Plots Recovery Course

Originally published on Thu December 1, 2011 8:59 am

Many people noticed how prickly Mitt Romney seemed in his interview the other day with Fox News' Brett Baier. Maybe you would be brittle too if you were running for president and someone you hadn't figured would become a factor in the race for the Republican presidential nomination was all of a sudden a big deal.

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2012 Presidential Election
10:19 am
Wed November 23, 2011

At GOP Security Debate, Gingrich's Tolerance On Immigration Stands Out

Mitt Romney, Herman Cain and Newt Gingrich before a GOP presidential debate in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011.
Evan Vucci AP

Originally published on Wed November 23, 2011 12:00 pm

The big theme out of Tuesday night's Republican presidential debate in Washington was Newt Gingrich's compassionate stance toward illegal immigrants who have put down deep roots in the U.S.

That position by Gingrich, who has recently surged to join Mitt Romney at the head of the Republican field according to recent polls, conflicted with the more hardline views of many conservative voters.

Many of those GOP voters who will decide their party's nominee oppose allowing illegal immigrants to remain in the U.S., period.

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2012 Presidential Election
4:54 pm
Fri November 18, 2011

Gingrich's History On Health Care Gets An Exam

At a Republican presidential debate in Las Vegas last month, Newt Gingrich got zinged by rival Mitt Romney for coming up with idea of an individual insurance mandate.
Ethan Miller Getty Images

Originally published on Mon November 21, 2011 2:54 pm

Republican Newt Gingrich's presidential stock is rising in the polls. And his newfound popularity is also bringing new scrutiny to what he's been up to since he stepped down as Speaker of the House in 1998.

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2012 Presidential Election
4:54 pm
Wed November 9, 2011

GOP Michigan Debate: Auto Industry, Herman Cain Likely Topics

Sue McQueen displays her support for GOP presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul outside the debate venue, Rochester, Mich., Nov. 9, 2011.
Scott Olson Getty Images

Originally published on Wed November 9, 2011 4:15 pm

When the Republican presidential candidates meet Wednesday evening in Michigan for their ninth debate (it feels like there've been many more than that) the main topic up for discussion is supposed to be the economy.

But is there anyone who expects that the travails of Herman Cain won't be a subtopic?

The former Godfather Pizza CEO's flat-tax plan encountered severe turbulence at the last debate and it is likely to experience more during the encounter at Oakland University outside Detroit.

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2012 Presidential Election
11:03 am
Fri October 28, 2011

Will Rick Perry Skip Future GOP Debates?

Originally published on Thu October 27, 2011 12:36 pm

Do you feel like there have just been too many presidential debates already? Well, Rick Perry might agree with you.

Ray Sullivan, the Texas Governor's communications director, told CNN's John King this Wednesday night:

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