Three hundred Herman Cain fans released a collective disappointed "awww" when their guy announced he was suspending his campaign, and now the race is on to see who can make those sad people smile again.
Everyone's laughing at Newt Gingrich because he made a video saying he and his staff had puzzled for weeks that we don't have a new word for cell phones that do the Internet.
The 2012 Republican primary probably won't be much like the 2008 Democratic primary, but Mitt Romney's campaign is organizing just in case the nomination fight against Newt Gingrich lasts all the way into the spring.
A softer, gentler Newt Gingrich was on display in his new Reaganesque TV spot that started running in Iowa today.
The Gingriches add star power to the Kennedy Center honors, Alec Baldwin won't close the door on a New York City mayoral bid, and the NFL confirms Madonna will be performing at the Super Bowl halftime show.
In a move that is not totally surprising, but that could provide a big boost of energy to his surging campaign, Newt Gingrich is about to receive an endorsement from recently deposed presidential candidate Herman Cain.
Newt Gingrich has the lead in Iowa, and has taken a big chunk of support from Mitt Romney in New Hampshire, new polls say.
Evangelical Republicans can either vote for someone who believes and lives the values they share, or they can vote for someone who might actually win.
Newt Gingrich, who got some flack last month for suggesting we eliminate child labor laws and allow underpriveleged children to clean schools for pay, has sort of recanted.
Everyone on Twitter and in the blogosphere this morning seems to be talking about Ron Paul's new video ad attacking Newt Gingrich, the latest anti-Romney surging the GOP presidential field, collectively characterizing the spot as "brutal."
Mitt Romney has "no road map" for dealing with Newt Gingrich, a man they never expected to actually challenge him for the Republican presidential nomination, The Washington Post's Philip Rucker and Peter Wallsten report.
Newt Gingrich deserves a pat on the back for the increasingly diverse ways he's attempted to dissociate himself from the lobbying profession.
While Newt Gingrich has many opinions on many things, a running theme of his record of provocative public has been his opinion of himself and how he stacks up against other great -- and not so great -- minds.
Rick Perry doesn't like raising money, Tim Pawlenty only wanted to watch hockey, and Sarah Palin thought Mitt Romney had the primary schedule "rigged."
The New York Times continues to dig into Newt Gingrich's post-Congress career and discovered his solid track record of promoting companies that paid to be part of his health care consultancy.
With 36 days left until the GOP's Iowa Caucus and 57 days remaining until the 2011 Oscar nominations are announced, the candidates and Best Picture hopefuls have begun to run together in our thoughts. Naturally, Ron Paul is Moneyball.
Dave Weigel at Slate has dug up video from 2005 of Newt Gingrich expressing support for a plan that would require Americans making more than $50,000 a year to purchase health insurance or face a penalty, just like Obamacare.
We don't have to imagine what it'd be like for Newt Gingrich to be the on the Republican presidential ticket -- he already was once, if unofficially and against his will.
Morning Joe was spiked with a few curses from Ann Coulter this morning, though it isn't exactly clear who she called a "douche bag" live on MSNBC this morning.
With a familiar rise in the polls, comes in a proliferation of Newt news nuggets, so far today we're learning how Gingrich balances his life as a candidate with his work as a self-publisher.
After getting an endorsement from New Hampshire's Union Leader paper Sunday morning, a new video is circulating of an interview showing Bill Clinton offering some praise for his old foe and current Republican hopeful.
Newt Gingrich's campaign has added a big endorsement in the state of New Hampshire from the publisher of the New Hampshire Union Leader, Joseph McQuaid.
At Tuesday's Republican debate, Gingrich didn't call for making all illegal immigrants citizens, or even allowing all 11 million or so to stay in America, but for some who've been here for decades to get "red cards," establishing a special new class of non-citizens. For this, he is "brave."
The Republican presidential primary debates have shaped the race a lot this year, but mostly in one way: making candidates not named Mitt Romney look bad. Tonight they take on foreign policy.
Because it's a Tuesday, it's time for another Republican presidential debate; only this time, the pressure is on Newt Gingrich to see if he can succeed where so many others have failed.
Newt Gingrich has pitched himself as an ideas man, and as his presidential campaign accelerates, so does the rate of the generation of his ideas.
The reason why Mitt Romney can afford to look cavalier about competing in the Iowa caucuses is because he's had a commanding lead in polling in the first early voting state, New Hampshire--until today, that is, when a new poll showed that back-from-the-dead Newt Gingrich is virtually tied with him.
The questions about Newt Gingrich and the complicated ways he makes money are adding up, as he apparently made millions promoting health care ideas he now opposes as a candidate.
Ron Paul hasn't gotten much attention at recent GOP debates and, as Politico's Dylan Byers reports, that streak may well continue at CNN's next square-off, where he'll be situated on the far right side of your TV screen in Santorum nowhereland.
GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has a history of promiting clients of a think tank he founded in 2003, but without disclosing that they were clients, USA Today reported on Thursday.
Newt Gingrich has so many skeletons in the closet it's not even worth engaging the media on its own terms.
Former House Speaker and current president candidate Newt Gingrich was paid between $1.6 and $1.8 million for his consulting work with semi-public mortgage company Freddie Mac, reports Bloomberg.
Newt Gingrich is at the top of several polls now that almost every other anti-Mitt Romney candidate has flamed out, but is there anyone out there for whom Gingrich is the No. 1 choice?
As Mitt Romney plays down expectations, Newt Gingrich revels in his national momentum and Herman Cain finds his support slipping, the bellwether of all bellwether states, Iowa, is now looking at a four-way race: with Ron Paul gaining ground.
After a CBS editor accidentally let it slip that GOP candidates doing better in the race would, naturally, be given more of a chance to speak during televised debates, we've charted candidate speaking time against their airtime in Saturday's CBS/National Journal debate.
Newt Gingrich has pitched himself as an ideas man his whole career, and now that he's gaining in polls, he suddenly seems smarter than his former top staffers who quit his campaign to work for Rick Perry.
Friday morning, after a week of Herman Cain pressers and Rick Perry flubs, how did the evolving top tier of GOP contenders shake-up? Well, lets see: CBS News polling finds it to be a three-way race with Cain still holding on to a slim lead, Mitt Romney trailing close behind and a somewhat real "surge" for Newt Gingrich.
They may seem all but forgotten, but there are still seven other presidential candidates trying to get voters to pay attention to them while Herman Cain does inexplicable things on television. These are there stories.
Also: More fallout from the Kardashian-Humphries split, Adele's rep denies the singer has throat cancer, and Gwyneth Paltrow doesn't let her kids beat her in bowling, and George Soros responds to his ex-squeeze's lawsuit.
Lindsay Lohan is posing for Playboy at a discount, The X Factor and Dancing with the Stars fight over bathrooms, and the Gingriches spent their Sunday at the mall.
In the newest New York Times/CBS News survey, Herman Cain and Mitt Romney are still vying for the lead while Rick Perry's showing has dwindled all the way down to 6 percent, which is below Ron Paul who notched 8 percent support in the poll.
Things are easier for Newt Gingrich now that he's not the only Republican presidential candidate in the race to make money.
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