Rick Santorum suspends presidential campaign

Unsurprising: Rick Santorum suspends presidential campaign By Catalina Camia and Jackie Kucinich USA TODAY, Updated 4:08 p.m. ET Rick Santorum suspended his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination, effectively giving Mitt Romney a clear path to be the party’s standard-bearer. Santorum made his announcement in Gettysburg, Pa., just two weeks before the Keystone State primary. …

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Why is Newt Gingrich staying in the race?

From Gingrich All But Concedes Race to Romney By Nathan Hodge Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who once led the polls in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, all but conceded the race Sunday to his rival, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. In an interview with “Fox News Sunday,” Mr. Gingrich called Mr. Romney …

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The excuses of the losers

Your editor realizes that former Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA) is not a popular choice for many Republicans, nor was Mr Romney your editor’s first choice for the Republican nomination.1 But I get very tired of reading complaints from people that Mr Romney is leading in the campaign for the GOP nomination because “the Republican Establishment …

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In the end, it comes down to the voters

From Robert Stacy McCain: Mitt Romney Wins Nevada Caucuses; Gingrich Blames Mormons for His Loss Posted on February 5, 2012 | The questions now becomes very serious: “Can he be stopped? And is so, by whom?” But first, the news: Mitt Romney won Nevada’s GOP caucuses by a wide margin Saturday, a victory that was …

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Another disaster for Newt Gingrich

Newly recovered court files cast doubt on Gingrich version of first divorce By Alan Duke, CNN1 Carrollton, Georgia (CNN) — Newt Gingrich claims that it was his first wife, not Gingrich himself, who wanted their divorce in 1980, but court documents obtained by CNN appear to show otherwise. The Republican presidential candidate, now in his …

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Well, wahhh!

Former Representative Newt Gingrich (R-GA) noted on his campaign website: New Poll: Gingrich Leads Romney in Virginia According to a new Quinnipiac University poll, Gingrich is beating Romney 30% to 25% in Virginia. No other candidate is in double figures. In a head-to-head matchup, Gingrich beats Romney by an even wider 47% to 39% margin. …

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