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Florida Election 2012

Elise Foley

Rep. Trent Franks Says To Expect More Congressional Backers Soon For Gingrich

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of Newt Gingrich's biggest problems so far has been his lack of establishment support. But that should change soon, his main congres...

Romney Makes Startling Remark

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney said corporations "are people too." Now, he says not only that banks are people, but they "aren't bad people." The commen...

Pro-Gingrich Group Drops $6 Million In Florida

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

A group backing Newt Gingrich has made a $6 million ad buy in Florida ahead of the Sunshine State's upcoming Republican primary. Winning Our Future...

Ben Hallman

Think Romney's 13.9 Percent Tax Rate Is Low? Guess What He Paid In 2009

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 01.24.2012 | Business

Mitt Romney's 2010 tax return is likely to serve as a flashpoint throughout the presidential campaign for critics who say the 13.9 percent effective t...

Ryan Grim

Lobbyist Sheds New Light On Gingrich Career

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The consultant Newt Gingrich hired to advise his health policy company on how to avoid registering its employees and executives as lobby...

Christina Wilkie

Romney's Maids Make Surprisingly Low Salary

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For a woman with three houses and sixteen grandkids, Ann Romney doesn't have very much help around the house, according to her 2010 tax ...

WORD PLAY: Turns Out 'Self Deportation' Oxymoron Is A Solution To Other Problems Too

Posted 03.25.2012 | Latino Voices

Last night, Mitt Romney stepped up to fill a non-existent void in the English language, using a new phrase we can’t get enough of: “self-deportati...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Aides Plan Florida Campaign With Plenty Of Stagecraft

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- As Mitt Romney took to the makeshift stage here at the National Gypsum Company on the outskirts of Tampa, two noticeable items brackete...

Romney's Income Puts Him In The Top 0.006 Percent

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich's fight for Florida and the states beyond stayed at a high boil Tuesday as Romney released tax retur...

Amanda Terkel

Newt: Let's Go To The Moon Permanently

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

Space travel is an issue that will likely come in few states besides Florida this primary season, but both Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich were quick to...

Elise Foley

Romney Attempts To Soften Contentious Stance

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney softened his position on the Dream Act during Monday night's debate, saying he would support legislation to provide legal status to some u...

Ryan Grim

Gingrich, Romney Battle Over 'Influence Peddling'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich tangled Monday night over whether the former House speaker engaged in "influence peddling," was a citizen publicly advoc...

Amanda Terkel

Romney, Gingrich Hit Each Other On 'Leadership,' 'Misinformation'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney wasted no time in going after his new chief rival in the GOP primary, Newt Gingrich, during the Monday night NBC-National Journal debate i...

Christina Wilkie

Gingrich: Latinos, Blacks Don't Understand Wealth Like Asians Do

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At the height of his career in Congress, Newt Gingrich used to tell audiences that renewing American civilization was "the central chall...

Sam Stein

Was Miami Media Report On Romney's Jewish Support Fabricated?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

A report purporting to show potentially historic levels of support from Jewish voters for Mitt Romney in a general election matchup with Barack Obama ...

Ron Paul Skipping Key Primary

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

While Floridians will be bombarded with political ads ahead of the state's Jan. 31 primary, one candidate will be missing from their televisions: Ron ...

The Big 'Get' In Florida - Marco Rubio - Isn't Giving

AP | LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ | Posted 03.24.2012 | Latino Voices

MIAMI — He's young, telegenic and charismatic. He's Hispanic, Catholic and the son of Cuban immigrants. He's a tea party favorite, a GOP star an...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney Backers, In Spanish-Language Ad, Say He Will Fight Castro, Chavez

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's presidential campaign released another Spanish-language radio ad in Florida, touting endorsements from Cuban-American Florida Reps. Mari...

Scott Ducking Primary Crossfire

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) affirmed he would not endorse a GOP presidential candidate ahead of the state's crucial Jan. 31 primary. He confirmed h...

Arthur Delaney

Romney Talks With Foreclosure Victims In Florida

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney spent nearly an hour talking to struggling home and business owners Monday morning in Florida, the next stop in the R...

Andrea Stone

Mitt Romney Pushed For Amnesty In A Special Circumstance, As Newt Gingrich Advocates Doing

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

As governor of Massachusetts, Mitt Romney worked with the state's Democratic leaders to temporarily stop the deportation of an African immigrant who w...

Santorum Rally Speaker Calls Democrats "Nazis"

Posted 03.24.2012 | Miami

In a state known for its questionable contributions to national politics, Rick Santorum is really bringing the heat. The GOP candidate tried to court ...

Newt Finds Himself On The Defense

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. — Fresh off his big South Carolina win, Republican Newt Gingrich found himself on the defensive Monday as the volatile GOP president...

Barely-Discussed Issue Resurfacing For GOP Candidates In Florida

AP | By MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 01.23.2012 | Green

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Four years after the GOP's rallying cry became "drill, baby, drill," environmental issues have barely registered a blip in th...

Jason Linkins

Romney's Weak Week Leave The Former Shoo-In Stewing, Hoping For Florida Comeback In Florida

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

How sudden was the turnaround that took former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney from being a step away from clinching the GOP nomination to the candidat...