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Georgia Debate

Gingrich Slams Rivals For Backing Out

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. — Newt Gingrich slammed his Republican rivals Friday for refusing to appear in a nationally televised debate from his home s...

Jason Linkins

Mitt Romney Causes CNN Debate Cancellation, Does Something Great For America

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

Good news, America! It looks as if a revival of the interminable series of candidate debates that dogged the countryside like a Biblical plague in the early part of the campaign season is not going to happen. Everyone can get on with their lives, and, if necessary, just replay highlights of the previous four hundred debates, content in the knowledge that the moderators basically ran out of new questions to ask everybody back in October. Today, a March 1 debate that was to be hosted by the Georgia Republican Party and aired on CNN, has been called off, as candidates signaled they would not be participating. And leading the way is Mitt Romney.