Mitt Romney has had strong organization in Florida and has been helped by the attack conservative media led on Newt Gingrich following his South Carolina win. Most pundits say that the Florida primary will be Gingrich’s last chance to strengthen his campaign.
Political Action Committees are dominating the 2012 Presidential election season with millions of dollars from wealthy donors, unions, corporations and other outside groups funding an advertising war between the candidates.
For the past several weeks, Presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney have been engaged in a “who made more doing what” debate that one might concede plays right into the philosophy of the 99 percent.
Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has often said that he had fond recollections of working with the Administration of President Ronald Reagan, but Republican insiders are now taking the candidate to task over his claims.
Apparently, Newt Gingrich never learned the Mark Twain adage: “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” Fresh off his win in South Carolina, Newt Gingrich went into full Gingrich mode and started talking off the top of his head again. It always gets him in trouble. This time, he just flat out lied.
Newt Gingrich slammed CNN debate moderator John King at a Republican debate in South Carolina last Thursday following the first question, which involved allegations by Gingrich’s ex-wife that he requested an open marriage in 1999.
As Saturday’s primary voting in South Carolina draws near, there have been some shake-ups in the 2012 Republican Presidential race. The results of the Iowa caucus have changed and Rick Perry is out of the race giving voters new things to consider.
Jon Huntsman dropped out of the 2012 Presidential race Monday after offering an endorsement to establishment-favored candidate Mitt Romney.
The Ron Paul campaign has long been saying that the Texas Congressman’s rivals in the Republican Presidential Primary make halfhearted attempts to copy his “cut the size of Federal government” message, but the campaign says he now has an unlikely imitator in the Administration of Barack Obama.
Newt Gingrich’s campaign is threatening to sue South Carolina and Florida television stations that air an ad by a pro-Romney super-PAC claiming Gingrich was “fined” $300,000 for ethics violations during the 1990s.