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Jon Stewart: Why won’t Gingrich quit?

The dominant media narrative going into Tuesday’s Republican primary voting in Alabama, Mississippi, Hawaii and American Samoa was that Newt Gingrich must carry the south or leave the race. On Wednesday night’s The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart took a moment to survey the aftermath and to ponder what will…

Three signs the Gingrich campaign may be the walking dead

Facing losses in the primaries in Alabama and Mississippi, Newt Gingrich gave a speech on Tuesday night in Birmingham, Alabama, in which he vowed to fight on. Saying that he intends to run “a people’s campaign,” the former Speaker of the House declared himself the “visionary leader” that the times…

Romney: ‘If I’m a weak frontrunner then what does that make Newt Gingrich?’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has a response to rival Newt Gingrich’s claim that he’s a weak frontrunner: I know I am but what are you? On Sunday, Gingrich told Fox News host Chris Wallace that the former Massachusetts governor had one of the most anemic campaigns in the last…

Santorum predicts ‘two-person race’ after Tuesday

In an interview Friday with Bloomberg TV’s Political Capital with Al Hunt, former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) estimated that the tradewinds of the Republican Party are beginning to blow in his favor, and could even knock a couple of his opponents right out of the race in a matter of…

Gingrich looks south to revive White House bid

Newt Gingrich hopes his runaway win in home state Georgia onSuper Tuesday can serve as a launchpad for a southern sweep that can get him right back into the Republican presidential race. “Thank you Georgia! It is gratifying to win my home state so decisively to launch our March Momentum,” the former…

WATCH LIVE: Super Tuesday primaries and caucuses in ten states

Ron Paul, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney fight for the 419 delegates in Alaska, Georgia, Idaho, Massachusetts, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia. Watch live video, courtesy of ABC News, below:…

Gingrich eyes South to revive White House bid

DULUTH, Georgia — Newt Gingrich battled to re-energize his flagging White House bid by winning Super Tuesday contests in the South to get a launchpad for a broader national campaign. Gingrich, running a weak third in the race for the Republican nomination for a candidate to face President Barack Obama…

Guns playing big role in Republican race

“Guns save lives,” Matthew Lee, a volunteer for Newt Gingrich, defiantly tells people at a Tennessee gun show, which is also a key political event in the Republican primary campaign. In states such as Tennessee and Georgia, where voters head to the polls for “Super Tuesday” primaries, the Republican contenders seeking to unseat Democrat Barack…

Gibbs zings Gingrich: We’ll call him for lunar colony advice

Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on Sunday dismissed foreign policy criticism from Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, quipping that his advice was only valuable “[i]f there’s a problem on a lunar colony.” Last week, Gingrich had blasted President Barack Obama for apologizing to Afghans after U.S. troops reportedly…

O’Malley mocks Gingrich on $2.50 gas: He also promised moon colonies

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley on Sunday suggested that Newt Gingrich’s recent promises about lowering the price of gas in America were absurd. Gingrich vowed to get gas prices down to $2.50 per gallon if elected president by increasing domestic energy production. But economists noted that the U.S. would have to…

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