Newt Gingrich tried to cement his role as the front-runner to win the Florida Republican Primary at Monday night's debate. But a newly assertive Mitt Romney was also in it to win, trying to salvage a campaign that had seemed inevitable winner just a few days ago.
Newt Gingrich picked up a double-digit victory in South Carolina over one-time frontrunner Mitt Romney on Saturday. With less than a week to go, the election turns toward Florida, where Romney may be able to use his campaign war chest to his advantage. But Gingrich is already surging.
Gabrielle Giffords will step down this week, about a year after being shot and nearly killed. Giffords, a Democratic Representative for Southern Arizona, left the door open for a return to political life.
With support among Latinos for President Barack Obama declining precipitously, the Republican Party is launching an organized, formal outreach campaign that seeks to bring them over to the Republican side in November.
It's been a busy week in politics. Candidates have dropped out (Rick Perry), ex-wives have stepped forward (Marianne Gingrich) and tax returns have been discussed (Mitt Romney). Oh and Stephen Colbert would like you to support Herman Cain. Come Saturday, voters will have a lot upon which to base their election decisions.
Mitt Romney would probably like to go back to bed. The former Massachusetts Governor learned Thursday that the Iowa Caucus had recounted its ballots, and the final tally had Rick Santorum in the lead. But, with some ballots lost, no official winner will be declared. Plus, Texas Gov. Rick Perry dropped out of the presidential race and endorsed Romney rival Newt Gingrich.
U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and likely Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren want to keep negative ads out of their race and they're trying to reach an agreement to do just that. But before you hold it up as a shining example of fixing what's wrong with politics, you might look at if it's really enforceable.
Mitt Romney, the clear frontrunner, faced a general assault from his Republican challengers at a debate in South Carolina, just a few days before the state votes in its primary.
Jon Huntsman told top advisors on Sunday that he would end his bid to be the next president of the United States. He endorsed Mitt Romney today in South Carolina.
Mitt Romney's quest for the Republican presidential nomination continues, with South Carolina's primary coming up on Saturday. But is his biggest problem that he seems too presidential?