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Rick Scott Invokes Holocaust In Defense Of Capitalism

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Florida's unpopular Republican Gov. Rick Scott compared criticism of capitalism -- in particular, attacks on former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's r...

Amanda Terkel

Romney Backer Clashes With Gingrich Staffer

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Newt Gingrich's veterans event at the University of North Florida on Thursday was filled with the usual crowd: a man with a vide...

Cristina Costantini

Latino Republicans Abandon Key 'Latino Issues' To Endorse Romney In Florida

HuffingtonPost.com | Cristina Costantini | Posted 03.27.2012 | Latino Voices

As GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney gears up for the Florida primary, he has garnered endorsements from a few of the state's key Hispanic politi...

Sam Stein

Newt Gingrich: Mitt Romney 'Is Counting On Us Not Having YouTube'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich has long since moved on from the pledge he made in Iowa to run a positive campaign and let the chips fall where they may. A thorough thu...

Newt's Wacky Ideas Could Get Him Into Trouble

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

By Ros Krasny COCOA BEACH, Florida--Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich likes to be known as an ideas guy. His brainstorms can seem...

Rubio's Troubles Could Keep Him From Getting VP Spot

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

By David Adams He could be the Republican vice presidential candidate from central casting: telegenic, Hispanic and a fiscal conservative who h...

Obama Challenges GOP, Setting Up 2012 Fights

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

By David Espo, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — On a day that combined two campaigns into one, President Barack Obama on Wednesday ch...

Carlos Harrison

New Generation Of Latinos Reshape Florida's Political Landscape

HuffingtonPost.com | Carlos Harrison | Posted 03.26.2012 | Latino Voices

MIAMI -- A new generation of Latinos is changing the face of Florida politics. They are more diverse, tracing their roots to more Latin American c...

Arthur Delaney

Struggling Florida Businessman On Romney: 'He Felt Our Pain'

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

Richard Wood of Bradenton, Fla. said that when he told Mitt Romney about his financial struggles, the former Massachusetts governor showed genuine com...

Carlos Harrison

GOP Front-Runners Address Issues Before Primarily Latino Audience

HuffingtonPost.com | Carlos Harrison | Posted 01.25.2012 | Latino Voices

In what was being billed as "the first major Hispanic event in the 2012 election," Univision anchor Jorge Ramos held separate one-on-one discussions W...

Mark Blumenthal

Romney, Gingrich In Florida Dead Heat In New CNN Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new poll from CNN/ORC International confirms that Newt Gingrich has surged in Florida, but unlike some of the other polls released ear...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney: It's 'Sad' For Newt Gingrich To Call Me Anti-Immigrant

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

After Newt Gingrich said on Wednesday that Mitt Romney shows "no concern for the humanity of" undocumented immigrants, Romney stuck back, accusing the...

Andrea Stone

Mormon Baptism Of Dead Could Become Campaign Issue For Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's problem with evangelical Christian voters has been well documented. But as the Republican presidential nomination fight heats up in ...

Jason Linkins

Gingrich's 'Crist vs. Rubio' Strategy Hits A Snag

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

Gingrich is attempting to define himself as the candidate in the race with the most appeal to the Hispanic community. But he has a long way to go, and alienating Marco Rubio is not something that will aid Gingrich's effort.

Elise Foley

Gingrich Predicts He Can Win Half Of Nation's Latino Voters Against Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich said Wednesday that he wants to win at least half of the Latino vote in the 2012 general election. He has a long way to go. Speaking ...

Mark Blumenthal

New Poll Confirms Gingrich Florida Surge

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newt Gingrich's improbable late January surge appears to be rolling into Florida, as a new poll confirms that victory in the South Carol...

Gingrich Releases Lucrative Contract

AP | By BRIAN BAKST and BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

NAPLES, Fla. -- GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich began receiving payments from Freddie Mac in 1999 under a contract that paid his consulting b...

Florida Voters Weigh Crucial Issue Ahead Of Primary

AP | By BRENDAN FARRINGTON | Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

THE VILLAGES, Fla. -- It's an urgent issue seemingly on the minds of many in this retiree mecca, if not the entire state of Florida – how to fix...

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...