Lewis slams Republican effort to 'steal' Florida election
October 3rd, 2012
08:11 PM ET
2 years ago

Lewis slams Republican effort to 'steal' Florida election

(CNN) - Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, leveled an explosive charge in a fundraising email for a candidate seeking to oust a Republican congressman from Florida.

Lewis, wrote that there is a "deliberate and systematic effort on the part of Republican officials to prevent minorities, seniors, the young, and the poor from casting their ballots."

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Filed under: 2012 • Florida • Georgia • John Lewis
Gingrich stumps for Romney, calls for unity
May 19th, 2012
07:33 PM ET
2 years ago

Gingrich stumps for Romney, calls for unity

(CNN) – In his first campaign swing for Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich this weekend called for party unity and a need to rally behind the likely GOP presidential nominee.

"We're now all on the same team, period," Gingrich said at the Georgia GOP convention Friday, according to the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer.
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Filed under: 2012 • Georgia • Mitt Romney • Newt Gingrich
Will we see a 'Newt for Mitt' sign?
May 18th, 2012
11:21 AM ET
2 years ago

Will we see a 'Newt for Mitt' sign?

(CNN) – At Georgia's GOP convention this weekend, Newt Gingrich will begin boosting support for Mitt Romney, the same man the former House speaker vehemently campaigned against just months ago.

While Romney won't share the stage with Gingrich this time around, the two are scheduled to campaign together later this month in Las Vegas, a Romney campaign aide confirmed.
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Filed under: 2012 • Georgia • Newt Gingrich
Gingrich to campaign for Romney
May 11th, 2012
09:13 PM ET
2 years ago

Gingrich to campaign for Romney

(CNN) – Newt Gingrich will step up his support of Mitt Romney next week when he campaigns on the presumptive Republican presidential nominee's behalf at the Georgia state GOP convention, Gingrich's spokesman said Friday.

Gingrich, who represented Georgia in the U.S. House, will stump for Romney next Friday, spokesman R.C. Hammond told CNN. The convention will be held on Friday and Saturday in Columbus, Georgia.
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Biden heads south for fundraising push
May 7th, 2012
12:59 PM ET
2 years ago

Biden heads south for fundraising push

(CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden will hold a Southern state fundraising swing Monday, attending private events in Tennessee and Georgia, according to a campaign official.

Ticket prices start at $10,000 for each event, according to a campaign official. All proceeds will go to the Obama Victory Fund, a joint fundraising committee for the president's re-election campaign, the Democratic National Committee and several state Democratic parties.


Filed under: 2012 • Fundraising • Georgia • Joe Biden • Tennessee
ON THE TRAIL: May 7, 2012
May 7th, 2012
07:26 AM ET
2 years ago

ON THE TRAIL: May 7, 2012

(CNN) – The candidates and their campaigns hit the trail Monday, making stops in Tennessee, Ohio, and Georgia.

See their full schedules after the jump.
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Filed under: 2012 • Georgia • Joe Biden • Mitt Romney • Ohio • On the Trail • Tennessee
March 7th, 2012
01:43 AM ET
2 years ago

Georgia win keeps Gingrich in the race

Atlanta (CNN) – Despite a delegate math challenge ahead, Newt Gingrich vowed to stay in the GOP presidential race after he won Georgia's Super Tuesday primary.

It was expected the 20-year Georgia congressman would end up the victor of his longtime home state. Despite coming in third and fourth place in a majority of the Super Tuesday contests, a win in Georgia was enough for him to continue his White House run.

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Filed under: 2012 • Georgia • Newt Gingrich
BREAKING: Gingrich wins Georgia primary, CNN projects
March 6th, 2012
07:01 PM ET
2 years ago

BREAKING: Gingrich wins Georgia primary, CNN projects

(CNN) – Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will win Tuesday's Republican primary in Georgia, CNN projects.

For the latest Super Tuesday developments, follow The Political Ticker's live blog.


Filed under: 2012 • Georgia • Newt Gingrich • Republicans
Jimmy Carter bemoans money in politics on Super Tuesday
March 6th, 2012
04:09 PM ET
2 years ago

Jimmy Carter bemoans money in politics on Super Tuesday

(CNN) – Jimmy Carter, peanut farmer turned 39th president, said he was casually following Republican politics on Super Tuesday, as he does sometimes for amusement.

Watching from the sideline has given Carter some perspective he said. He is not thrilled about how things are playing out.

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Filed under: 2012 • Georgia • Jimmy Carter
March 6th, 2012
02:19 AM ET
2 years ago

Gingrich makes final Super Tuesday push in Tennessee, Georgia

Chattanooga, Tennessee (CNN) – Newt Gingrich attacked U.S. Middle East policy as he barnstormed Tennessee in a final attempt to win over voters on the eve of Super Tuesday.

Crowds at his four Monday events appeared to rally behind his idea of an "American energy policy," and becoming more "independent of the Middle East."

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Filed under: 2012 • Georgia • Newt Gingrich • Tennessee
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