In the crucial Iowa debate, Newt Gingrich came across as steady and principled, flexible or unwavering as he saw the need. The one major gaffe was Mitt Romney's $10,000 challenge to Rick Perry.
With businessman Herman Cain's withdrawal from the race, Gingrich, the former speaker of the House of Representatives, and former Massachusetts Gov. Romney look to be settling into a two-man contest to become the Republican challenger to President Barack Obama next year.
Newt Gingrich leads the Republican pack of presidential hopefuls in the key state of Iowa, according to a new poll out Sunday, and he seems likely to pick up Herman Cain's endorsement.
Herman Cain continues to deny any wrong doing involving other women. But the "continued distraction" has led him to suspend his campaign, ending what had been a meteoric political rise.
The New Hampshire Union Leader's endorsement of Newt Gingrich is a major boost. Is it enough to put Newt Gingrich into contention in New Hampshire, and beyond?
At an event sponsored by an Iowa Christian group, Republican candidates tried to gain a political edge with social conservatives. But some of the discussion turned uncharacteristically personal.
In the wake of sexual harassment allegations, why are supporters standing by Herman Cain? Iowa Herman Cain supporters speak out.
Rick Perry certainly has the money and the organization. But he hasn't made headway in the polls and is even struggling in the state he governs.
Herman Cain's latest poll numbers suggest that Cain's absence from Iowa makes the heart grow stronger. Mitt Romney at No. 2 (also seldom visits)
Columnist George Will's negative critique of Mitt Romney is evidence that conservatives may find Romney electable, but nominating him would be a lost opportunity for the ascendant right.