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Gingrich Thanks Campaign Supporters
NEW YORK (AP) — Newt Gingrich is thanking supporters a day before he officially suspends his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Gingrich released a video message on his website Tuesday saying he would bring the campaign to a close on Wednesday. The former House speaker said he wo…
Gingrich Revamps Campaign
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is drastically reorganizing his money- and delegate-deprived campaign to focus on low-cost social media and an effort to cajole delegates to back him over front-runner Mitt Romney. Gingrich spokesman R.C. Hammond says one-thir…
Wyoming Republican Straw Poll Complete
With Sweetwater County now in, the Wyoming Republicans have completed their state-wide straw poll. Mitt Romney was the front runner with just under 39%, Rick Santorum in second with almost 32%, Ron Paul came in third and Newt Gingrich a distant fourth.  This is a non-binding straw poll and no d…
Wyoming Republicans Straw Poll Nearly Complete
Natrona County had their straw poll last night in conjunction with their precinct caucuses. At the end of the evening Rick Santorum was the front runner followed by Mitt Romney, Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich. With the results of the Natrona County Republicans straw poll in, the GOP only needs five more…
Gingrich Tells OK Lawmakers He’ll Reel In Feds
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A once-powerful Washington figure himself, Newt Gingrich says he’d shrink the role of the nation’s capital if sent back as president. The Republican presidential candidate wrapped two days of Oklahoma campaigning Tuesday by addressing the state Legislature. …
Gingrich Hopes For Another Campaign Resurrection
TULARE, Calif. (AP) — Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign has a history of near-death experiences, and the former House speaker insists another resurrection is on its way. The third time may not be the charm. Gingrich sustained a string of disappointing performances in several state …
A Win Under Belt, Gingrich Lands In Firing Line
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Fresh off his big South Carolina win, Republican Newt Gingrich found himself on the defensive Monday as the volatile GOP presidential contest shifted to Florida. Chief rival Mitt Romney sharpened his attacks on the former House speaker, calling him “erratic” a…
AP Sources: Perry Dropping Out, Endorsing Gingrich
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry will abandon his presidential bid and endorse Newt Gingrich, two Republican officials said Thursday, a move coming just two days before the pivotal South Carolina primary as Republican front-runner Mitt Romney struggles to fend off a challenge fro…
Gingrich Rising In SC, But In Time To Edge Romney?
EASLEY, S.C. (AP) — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Thursday he’s still the best conservative alternative to Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential nomination, brushing aside a report saying that a vote canvass in Iowa shows Rick Santorum ended up edging Romney in the stat…
For Gingrich, Attacks On Romney Come With Risk
SALEM, N.H. (AP) — Mitt Romney is a timid Massachusetts moderate, a flip-flopper on abortion and gun rights. As governor, he raised taxes and even tried to hike fees on the blind. Also, Romney is a liar full of “pious baloney” — according to Newt Gingrich. The former Hous…

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