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Florida Primary Election

Newt Gingrich's Dash Across Florida Makes For Chaotic Events

Jon Ward | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics
Jon Ward

TAMPA, Fla. -- Here's a good description of the disorganization bordering on chaos that regularly surrounds Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign. Th...

Inside Bella Santorum's Life-Threatening Condition

Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

This weekend, Rick Santorum left the campaign trail to be with his 3-year-old daughter, Isabella, who was hospitalized with pneumonia. Fortunately, Be...

Palin: 'Rage Against The Machine'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin urged Republicans multiple times on Saturday to vote for Newt Gingrich, but did not offer a formal endorsement. ...

Mark Blumenthal

Florida Polls Agree On One Thing

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Another round of new polls on the Florida Republican primary race agree on who is comfortably ahead, but disagree on the size of that ma...

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 ...

The Fight For The Cuban-American Vote

AP | By LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ | Posted 01.30.2012 | Latino Voices

HIALEAH, Fla. -- If Mitt Romney wins Tuesday's primary, a sliver of the GOP electorate in Florida may be one of the big reasons. Cuban-Americans are d...

Jeb Bush Follows In Jim DeMint's Footsteps

AP | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Fla. Gov. Jeb Bush, whose endorsement would be a prize for any of the Republican presidential candidates, has remained neutral. ...

Romney Looking Past Contest At Hand

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

NAPLES, Fla. -- Mitt Romney's strength may be growing, but he won't secure the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday, even if he scores a convinc...

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...

Romney Tells Newt To 'Look In The MIrror'

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

MIAMI — Cheered by new polls, Mitt Romney is all but predicting victory in Tuesday's Republican presidential primary. Newt Gingrich is looking p...

Newt Gives Key Constituency Pause

AP | By BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Newt Gingrich's personal and political baggage is giving even the most hard-core Republicans pause in a conservative swath of the s...

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...

Do GOP Candidates and the Press Have a "Gentlemen's Agreement" Not to Discuss Social Security in Florida?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Remember the movie Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead? This week's Florida primary should be renamed Don't Tell Grandma Social Security Will Be Dead -- and Medicare Too -- If We're Elected.

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...