Topic: Alex Castellanos
Some GOP strategists say his presidential campaign is as good as done following his criticism of Paul Ryan's plan for Medicare, but Newt Gingrich isn't giving up. The week ahead could be telling.
The tea party has energized Republicans, even if it also complicates life for the GOP after Nov. 2. But the movement is actually part of a larger Election 2010 trend -- one that features the most diverse GOP field in history.
The GOP is turning to party leaders other than Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele in an effort to raise money and resuscitate its image before the midterm elections.