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Florida Election 2012

Amanda Terkel

Gingrich Lambastes Obama's Contraception Rule

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- At a Monday morning rally at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront in Jacksonville, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich sharply condemned ...

Jason Linkins

Florida Primary Candidates Make Tea Party Powerplay After Going M.I.A.

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

At the moment, the Sunshine State is where all of the action is, and going to be, for the next 48 hours or so. As former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romne...

Gingrich, Romney Endorse Plan to Disenfranchise Millions Of Voters

Mother Jones | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

As Republican primary voters head to the polls in Florida on Tuesday, both GOP front-runners have endorsed a policy that would contradict existing law...

Who In God’s Name Is Mitt Romney?

New York | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

Back in the thick of the 2008 Republican presidential race, I asked a captain of American finance what he had made of Mitt Romney when they were young...

Jon Ward

Gingrich Takes Line Of Retreat First Used By Romney In South Carolina

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Different Republican presidential campaigns on the verge of defeat have resorted to the same refrain now for two weeks in a row. Th...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney Makes Pitch To Cuban Americans, Speaks A Little Spanish

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Mitt Romney hit on his audience's priorities on Sunday in Hialeah, Fla., where he spoke to a largely Cuban American crowd abo...

Carlos Harrison

GOP Front-Runners Recasting Crucial Latino Strategy

HuffingtonPost.com | Carlos Harrison | Posted 01.29.2012 | Latino Voices

DORAL, Fla. -- After weeks of intensifying criticism over inflammatory campaign rhetoric about immigration -- and with just days to go before Florida'...

Jon Ward

Gingrich's Past Weighs Him Down In Florida

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

LUTZ, Fla. -- Newt and Callista Gingrich walked into the massive Idlewild Baptist Church here Sunday morning and sat in the third row of pews to hear ...

Amanda Terkel

Gingrich: Businesses Will Create Jobs On Election Night If Obama Loses

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

THE VILLAGES, Fla. -- Everyone wants to create jobs. Candidates and politicians propose a mix of tax breaks, government assistance, new legislation an...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney Goes After Gingrich's Ties To Freddie Mac

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics

NAPLES, Fla. -- Mitt Romney mocked Newt Gingrich for his appearances on the Sunday news shows earlier in the day, saying the former House speaker is u...

Mike Sacks

John McCain Blasts Citizens United Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics

Doubling down on comments he made earlier in the week, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Sunday's "Meet the Press" once again denounced the Supreme Court'...

Jon Ward

Gingrich Responds To Romney's 'Carpet-Bombing' By Going Nuclear

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

LUTZ, Fla. -- Newt Gingrich stepped out of church Sunday morning and launched some of his most vitriolic attacks on Mitt Romney to date in the Republi...

Mike Sacks

Florida Governor Holds Back On Candidate Endorsements

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and congressional Republican leaders criticized the tone of the presidential primary campaign on Sunday morning, but declined ...

Mike Sacks

Newt Gingrich Defends Space Plans

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich on Sunday morning defended his much-ridiculed pitch for a space colony on the moon by drawing a distinction between himself and what he ...

Mike Sacks

Gingrich Hammers Romney As Dishonest Liberal

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich on Sunday morning showed a single-minded focus on hammering Mitt Romney as a dishonest liberal. New polls show Romney to be the clear...

Jon Ward

As Gingrich Fades In Florida, February Once Again Looks Like Tough Sledding

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- The conventional wisdom for much of the fall was that February would be a very difficult month for any of Mitt Romney's challengers. Th...

The Man Behind Gingrich's Money

New York Times | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics

The trip to Jordan by a group of United States congressmen was supposed to be a chance for them to meet the newly crowned King Abdullah II. But their ...

Jon Ward

Herman Cain Endorses Gingrich

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics

Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain endorsed Newt Gingrich on Saturday night in an attempt to reignite Gingrich's flagging momentum i...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Gingrich Campaign Spars With Romney Surrogates

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Walk to the back of any Newt Gingrich campaign event in Florida and you're likely to run into a few members of the U.S. House who are...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney Slams Gingrich After Campaign Ad Comes Under Fire

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics

PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- Mitt Romney went after fellow Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Saturday for the former House speaker's ethics v...

Jon Ward

Pro-Newt Rap Song Plays At Gingrich Florida Rally

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics

As a small crowd waited for former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance in Port St. Lucie, loudspeakers bla...

Paul Blumenthal

How Money Helped Romney's Florida Comeback

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fresh off a triumphant victory in the South Carolina primary, former Speaker Newt Gingrich came to Florida with the wind at his back. Wh...

Amanda Terkel

Romney Compares Gingrich To 'Goldilocks' For Debate Crowd Gripes

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was upbeat and energetic after his solid debate performance in Jacksonville the night before, t...

Carlos Harrison

Young Latino Mavericks Are Playing A Greater Role in Florida's GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Carlos Harrison | Posted 01.27.2012 | Latino Voices

They're mavericks, rebels -- and Republicans. A new generation of Latino leaders is emerging in Florida politics. No longer can they be depended on...

Bachmann Reflects On GOP Race

Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

In an interview with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly, former GOP presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) reflected on the state of the Republic...