Monthly Archives: December 2011

Newt Gingrich Up Big In Early Primary States

Team Romney should be scared. That said, even with the enormous surge in the polls, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s 2012 presidential campaign is not exactly firing on all cylinders. The Wall Street Journal’s Neil King Jr. has more: Newt … Continued

Why Mitt Romney Is Like Jan From ‘The Brady Bunch’

Re-Posted From Less than one month until the 2012 Iowa Caucuses, Mitt Romney finds himself again in the uncomfortable position of looking over his shoulder at the candidate with momentum. In 2008, that candidate was Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-Ark.) and now it is former … Continued

Politics And The Social Web

Re-Posted From Campaigns & Elections magazine 2012 promises to be a banner year for money, mudslinging and media frenzy. Unless you are Barack Obama or the last candidate standing at the end of the GOP nominating process, you aren’t likely … Continued

Gingrich Surge Prompts Romney To Change Tactics

I am just calling balls and strikes here (and have not favorite in the field), but when Mitt Romney says “its time for our closing argument,” I have to scratch my head. To many in the GOP base, Romney hasn’t … Continued

Time For Mitt Romney To Take On Newt Gingrich?

To attack more forcefully or not? That’s the dilemma former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney faces as former House Speaker Newt Gingrich surges in polls and threatens Mr. Romney’s grasp on the Republican presidential nomination. Four weeks before the first nominating contest – theIowa … Continued

Newt v. Nancy

Democrat Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Monday said that she would likely release potentially damaging information about former House Speaker Newt Gingrich as the GOP presidential primary rolls on. Later in the day in true Newt fashion, he thanked her … Continued

Gallup: GOPers See Gingrich, Romney As ‘Acceptable’ Nominees

From Frank Newport at Gallup: Newt Gingrich (62%) and Mitt Romney (54%) are the only two candidates Republicans say would be acceptable presidential nominees from their party, emphasizing the degree to which the GOP race has narrowed down to these … Continued

Gingrich Has Team Romney Worried

With the Gingrich surge in the polls and impending campaign expansion, Team Romney could conceivable find itself on the losing end of the 2012 GOP presidential nomination fight. John Harwood at The New York Times has more: But the confidence … Continued