Topic: Mitt Romney
Newt Gingrich is a big ideas guy. Ask anybody. Some of the ideas end up working, like the one a couple of decades ago that the Republican Party could actually take control of the House after 40 years of Democratic rule. Others are a little out there. An elaborate system of space mirrors to light highways? Check. Say what you will, but at least the former House speaker – and now the clear front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination – has a fertile imagination. Here are some of his more unusual ideas.
12/15/2011 10:22 am
GOP candidate Jon Huntsman has replaced Ron Paul in third place in New Hampshire, behind Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich, says a new Suffolk University poll.
12/15/2011 09:14 am
Rick Perry's strategy now amounts to betting everything on Iowa, where he launched a bus tour Wednesday. Newt Gingrich shows slippage in the polls there, but the field remains open.
12/15/2011 08:35 am
Polls show Rick Perry gaining ground and Newt Gingrich weakening in Iowa. Why Rick Perry may be picking up the vet vote.
12/14/2011 06:27 pm
Mitt Romney is fund-raising in New York. Newt Gingrich is talking about brain science research in Iowa. What are the other Republican candidates doing today?
12/14/2011 04:43 pm
Christine O'Donnell made a name for herself running for US Senate in Delaware last year. The former Massachusetts governor now has the backing of Christine O'Donnell.
12/14/2011 04:18 pm
Ron Paul is one percentage point behind Newt Gingrich, says one poll. Could Ron Paul be surging in time to win Iowa?
12/14/2011 02:51 pm
President Obama traveled to Ft. Bragg, North Carolina on Wednesday to personally greet soldiers returning home from the war in Iraq.
12/14/2011 02:24 pm
Moderation is no virtue, at least when it comes to the brewing battle between Republicans Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich over who is more deserving of the label conservative.
12/14/2011 02:17 pm
Polling indicates that GOP voters believe Newt Gingrich could beat President Obama. But surveys of the full electorate show less confidence in Mr. Gingrich's ability to defeat the president.
12/14/2011 12:14 pm