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Gingrich Campaign Admits It Was Wrong

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Newt Gingrich campaign has admitted the candidate was wrong when he claimed the campaign had provided character witnesses to rebut h...

Chris Matthews' Hair Causes Twitter Stir

Posted 01.22.2012 | Media

Chris Matthews was a hot topic for some on Twitter Saturday night as the MSNBC anchor contributed to the network's coverage of the 2012 South Carolina...

WATCH: GOP Candidates Deliver Speeches After Primary Results

Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

Not long after the final results of the South Carolina Republican primary were projected, each of the GOP presidential candidates delivered speeches t...

Gingrich Scoops Up Delegates In South Carolina

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Newt Gingrich won nearly all of the delegates in South Carolina's Republican presidential primary Saturday, narrowing Mitt Romney's...

Amanda Terkel

Mike Huckabee: Romney Needs To Address His Mormon Faith

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich, the winner in the Palmetto State's GOP primary, may have benefited from South Carolinians' uneasiness with Mitt Romney's Mormon faith. ...

Palmetto State On Primary Day: A Look At South Carolina

Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

Palmetto State voters head to the polls on Saturday to cast their choice in the first 2012 southern state GOP primary. South Carolina has a populat...

Weather Could Alter Outcome Of Primary

Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for parts of South Carolina and Georgia from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. The South Carolina counties c...

Santorum Makes Goldilocks Case

Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

Regardless of the outcome in South Carolina's primary election on Saturday, Rick Santorum says he will soldier on in the race for the Republican presi...

Ron Paul South Carolina Primary 2012 Outlook

Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

After placing second in New Hampshire's primary election, Ron Paul finds himself fighting for third place in the Palmetto State on Saturday. The co...

Romney Admits He'll Lose 'Some Primaries'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Mitt Romney is heading into primary day conceding that he'll win some and lose some. Romney on Friday acknowledged the contest ...

Offensive Fake Email About Gingrich's Ex-Wife Causes Consequences

AP | By SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- A South Carolina prosecutor says officials will launch an investigation into fake emails aimed at Newt Gingrich's presidential cam...

Romney Faces 'Uphill Battle' And What Nikki Haley Has To Do With It

Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

Ahead of Saturday's primary election in South Carolina, Mitt Romney called the contest an "uphill battle." Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich made ...

Newt Channels Your Rage

Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich is looking to score a win over rival contender Mitt Romney in Saturday's primary election in South Carolina. The former House Speaker...

Jaweed Kaleem

Will Newt Be Forgiven His Serial Cheating?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

The day before voters head to the polls in the South Carolina Republican primary, Newt Gingrich's relationship problems are once again starkly in the ...

Friday Talking Points -- Out of Touch

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

OK, to be completely honest, we just felt like beating up on some Republicans today. Mitt Romney's really been making this easy, by his pathetic response to the charges being hurled at him by fellow Republicans.

GOP Candidates Steer Clear Of 'Corridor Of Shame'

Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

By Samuel P. Jacobs MARION, South Carolina--Amid the flurry of campaigning before Saturday's South Carolina Republican presidential primary, no...

Santorum Offers Himself As 'Goldilocks' Candidate

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. — On the eve of a Southern showdown, Mitt Romney conceded Friday he's in a tight race with Newt Gingrich for Saturday's South C...

Romney's Offhand Remarks Could Pose Challenge

AP | By LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney is no natural when it comes to "common man" politics. He bets a Republican rival $10,000 on an impulse. He dismisses $373,0...

GOP Candidates Feed Anti-Federal Mood Down South

Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

By THOMAS BEAUMONT, ASSOCIATED PRESS COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina is the land of Revolutionary War heroes and was the first state to secede fr...

Sam Stein

'America, Lighten Up': Colbert, Cain Hold South Carolina Rally

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

American politics either peaked or hit a nadir on Friday afternoon, depending on one's perspective. A mock presidential rally held by a comedian, S...

DeMint Sounds Off On Gingrich Allegations

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- South Carolina's Sen. Jim DeMint, a tea party leader, said the South Carolina Republican primary is "clearly a two-man race" now between...

Event Raises Doubts About Gingrich Surge

AP | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Newt Gingrich has cancelled a campaign appearance in South Carolina because of poor attendance. The Republican presidential ...

Virginia Governor Makes Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell endorsed former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney for president Friday morning. "As I have said throughout this primary pr...

Jon Ward

Newt Levels 'Open Marriage' Attack, Trying To Maintain South Carolina Surge

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Newt Gingrich, seeking to maintain his momentum, tapped back into the deep reservoir of resentment in American conservatism Thursd...

Jon Ward

Newt Gingrich Releases His Tax Returns

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- In the opening moments of the Republican debate here Thursday night, Newt Gingrich's campaign released his 2010 tax return. The...