Archive for ‘January, 2012’

Romney Goes For the Throat >

From Orlando, Florida – Ten days after a stunning setback at the hands of Newt Gingrich, backers of Mitt Romney hope he is poised for victory in the Sunshine State, after days of intense attacks against his closest GOP rival. In the closing hours of this race, Romney leveled broadside …

Romney-Gingrich >

From Jacksonville, Florida – The battle over the Florida Primary started here in Jacksonville this morning, as Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich kicked off their final full day of campaigning with dueling morning rallies in this city. Romney left no doubt what message he wanted out first, as after being …

Santorum Abandons Florida >

In Jacksonville, Florida –  Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum has decided not to do any more campaign events in Florida before Tuesday’s primary in the Sunshine State, and will instead campaign in states coming up on the election calendar. “The Rick Santorum for President Campaign will expand nationally this week …

Gingrich Goes Anti-Establishment >

From Jacksonville, Florida – The best part about covering a political campaign is that you get to know the stump speeches almost by heart, because you hear them day after day, week after week. And it means when the candidate slips in something new, you notice immediately. That was the …

Romney Thrashes Gingrich >

From Naples, Florida – With several new polls showing his campaign numbers surging, Mitt Romney drew a big overflow crowd on Sunday in Naples, as his backers argue that their candidate is about to deliver a big win in the Sunshine State. “Are you ready for the next President of …

Cain Endorses Gingrich; The Polls Do Not >

In Naples, Florida – Herman Cain unexpectedly showed up at a GOP dinner in West Palm Beach on Saturday night to give his endorsement to Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich. The polls here though, are showing Gingrich needs a boost in the Florida Primary on Tuesday. “I hereby officially and …

Gingrich “Wins” PGA >

From Port St. Lucie, Florida – After a campaign event at the Professional Golfers’ Association of America Museum, Newt Gingrich did what any golfer would love to do – hoist the PGA trophy like he had just been victorious in one of golf’s four major tournaments. “They just pulled out …

Sharp Elbows in Florida >

In LaBelle, Florida – From opposite ends of the state, Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney traded shots in Florida on Saturday, as Gingrich vowed to stay in this race no matter what happens next week in the Sunshine State’s primary. “I will go all the way to the convention; I …

Maine GOP Caucuses Start >

If you have a schedule of the primaries and caucuses for the Republicans running for the Congress, Maine isn’t listed this weekend – but there are a handful of GOP caucuses taking place. I took a look at the fine print for Maine after seeing that Ron Paul was spending …

Final Florida Weekend >

From Port St. Lucie, Florida  – A final weekend of campaigning is here in the state of Florida, as only Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich will be in the Sunshine State on both Saturday and Sunday, as new polls continue to indicate that Romney remains in charge of the GOP …