Newt Gingrich To Launch 2012 Presidential Campaign Next Week

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich plans to officially enter the presidential race early next week, he toldHotline On Call before Saturday’s White House Correspondents Dinner. “I’ll be in by the 10th or 11th,” Gingrich said, without elaborating on where or how … Continued

Sen. Marco Rubio Quashes VP Talk

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said Sunday that he is in no way interested in being the running mate of the eventual Republican presidential nominee. “No, I’m not going to be on a ticket in 2012,” Rubio said on NBC’s “Meet … Continued

Romney Gaining On Obama, But Can He Convince Conservatives?

Ford O’Connell discusses how Mitt Romney looks to put the electoral map in play against President Obama by winning independent votes.  But first, Romney needs to answer another question: can he convince conservatives that he’s the right person for the … Continued

PPP Poll: Mitt Romney Slips, Tim Pawlenty Makes Gains In Nevada

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney continues to lead the rumored Republican presidential field in Nevada, but his support in the state has declined during the past year. The latest numbers from Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling show Romney topping the field with … Continued

Mitt Romney Could Have A GOP Primary Problem

Mitt Romney is seizing the right kind of momentum at the wrong kind of time. Over the past month, the former governor of Massachusetts has seen a dramatic rise in general-election match-ups with President Obama, even as he continues to … Continued

First Read: GOP 2012 Presidential Field Rundown

BARBOUR: The Jackson Clarion Ledger writes that Haley Barbour quit the presidential race when things were going his way: “Even more a factor in 2012 is that fact that tea party voters and other non-establishment Republicans will give GOP contenders like … Continued