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Florida Primary Election 2012

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...

Mark Blumenthal

Florida Polls: Mitt Romney Holds Lead

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the Florida Republican primary campaign winds to a conclusion, the only disagreement among the polls is the size of Mitt Romney's lea...

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 ...

Allen West To Liberals: Get the Hell Out Of The U.S.

Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics

Speaking to a Lincoln Day Dinner in West Palm Beach for the Palm Beach County GOP, Rep. Allen West (R-Fla) fired off a humdinger of a line that within...

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...

Mike Sacks

Florida Primary May Save Federal Judges From Newt

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Sacks | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newt Gingrich's lackluster performance in Thursday night's debate darkened the already dim chances of seeing Justice Anthony Kennedy hau...

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...

Howard Fineman

Newt Gingrich Campaign Leaking Hot Air Ahead Of Florida Primary, GOP Insiders Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- What happened to Newt Gingrich? Less than a week after Gingrich's stunning triumph in South Carolina, air is leaking from his momentaril...

Elise Foley

Romney, Gingrich Compete In Speeches For Latino Republican Votes

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

MIAMI -- Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich have largely similar opinions on how to deal with Latin American and Cuba. They both want to push for freedom i...

Elise Foley

Marco Rubio Calls For A Shift In Rhetoric On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

MIAMI -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) hasn't endorsed a Republican candidate or said that he wants to be vice president, but that doesn't mean that GOP h...

Newt's Vision: Moon Sex, Lunar Honeymoons & Farmers

Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich's fixation with the final frontier is far from new. Gingrich made headlines this week by pledging to build a permanent base on the ...

Mark Blumenthal

After A Bumpy Ride, Florida Polls Find Romney Ahead

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two new polls released on Friday confirm that Mitt Romney holds a comfortable lead in Florida's Republican primary, erasing the brief bu...

Jason Linkins

Santorum Attacks Romneycare: 'No Different Than Obama's Mandate'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum, in his strongest attack yet on Mitt Romney, insisted that the issue of Romney's CommonWealth Care was a "foundational" issue in the cam...

Jon Ward

Gingrich Campaign Says Romney Packed Debate Hall With Supporters

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of Newt Gingrich's campaign accused Mitt Romney's campaign of packing the audience for the Republican presidential candidate deb...

Amanda Terkel

No Newt Knockout In Final Florida Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Newt Gingrich pulled out all his tricks at Thursday night's GOP presidential debate in Jacksonville: attack the moderator, attac...