(CNN) – Newt Gingrich will challenge his rivals for the GOP presidential nomination to a debate next week, the former House speaker said Monday.
Gingrich said he expects to extend the invitation Tuesday for a forum in Mississippi or Alabama, where voters head to the polls on March 13.
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(CNN) –- Herman Cain spoke to a rowdy crowd of supporters in Alabama Saturday – they just weren’t all his.
Trying to make a point about foreign policy, Cain was loudly interrupted by spectators in the crowd waving Ron Paul signs and yelling, “That is absurd.”
(CNN) – With a little more than two months until the early voting season kicks off in Iowa, Herman Cain is spending precious campaign time in states that vote later in the primary calendar.
Making multiple stops in Alabama on Friday, Cain sought to justify his unorthodox campaign schedule by arguing that "Alabama matters!"
(CNN) - Herman Cain assured supporters he was "in it to win it" Friday morning on a campaign stop in Alabama, a state that doesn't hold its primary until March 13.
"I wouldn't be running if I didn't believe we could take back our government," Cain said, answering critics who've asked if his campaign was serious enough to hold onto his sudden front-runner status. "I wouldn't be running if I didn't believe we wouldn't get the Republican nomination."
Washington (CNN) - The Department of Homeland Security is not helping Alabama as it tries to implement its controversial new immigration law, Secretary Janet Napolitano said Wednesday.
In response to questions from House Judiciary Committee members, Napolitano stressed her department is working with the Department of Justice, which is challenging the law, and it's not clear what the full impact of the measure might be.FULL STORY
(CNN) - A federal appeals court has blocked enforcement of parts of a controversial immigration enforcement law in Alabama.
The injunction issued Friday from the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Atlanta came after the U.S. Justice Department - supported by a coalition of immigrant rights groups - requested the legislation, known as HB 56, be put on hold until the larger constitutional questions can be addressed, a process that could take some months at least.FULL STORY
(CNN) - A federal district judge in Alabama Wednesday denied an emergency request aimed at blocking parts of the state's new immigration law during an appeal process.
The motion was filed by a coalition of civil rights groups and the U.S. Department of Justice. The coalition argued that plaintiffs in the class-action lawsuit would be "irreparably harmed" by the law, known as HB 56.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Three Florida legislators and former Tim Pawlenty backers endorsed Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney Wednesday.
The former Massachusetts governor announced the support of Speaker Designate Will Weatherford and Reps. Chris Dorworth and Richard Corcoran in a statement that coincides with his visit to the Sunshine State.
Washington (CNN) - A federal judge has again temporarily blocked enforcement of key parts of a tough immigration law in Alabama.
The ruling Wednesday is a partial victory for both sides. The Justice Department had brought suit against state officials. Alabama was given the power to enforce other controversial sections of the law.FULL STORY
(CNN) – The Justice Department has filed suit challenging Alabama's new immigration law, which is set to take effect September 1.
In documents filed in the Northern District Court of Alabama on Monday, the Justice Department said that various provisions of HB 56 undermine immigration enforcement priorities and objectives of the federal government.FULL STORY