(CNN) - Jon Huntsman is reaching into his own pockets to prop up his presidential campaign.
The former Utah governor and U.S. ambassador to China will match donations to his campaign dollar-for-dollar until midnight Sunday, according to a statement from Team Huntsman.
(CNN) – Mitt Romney and Ron Paul remain neck-and-neck in Iowa among likely Republican caucus-goers, according to a poll released Saturday by the state's largest newspaper.
The Des Moines Register poll showed Romney, the former Massachusetts governor, with 24% and Rep. Ron Paul of Texas with 22%. The No. 3 spot went to former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania with 15%, followed by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich with 12%, Texas Gov. Rick Perry with 11% and Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota with 7%.
Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) - One of Jon Huntsman's chief strategists is calling for an aggressive campaign in South Carolina, even if the former Utah governor falls short of winning the New Hampshire primary - the centerpiece of his nomination strategy.
Richard Quinn, a top Huntsman consultant and veteran South Carolina Republican operative, sent a memo to campaign manager Matt David and senior adviser John Weaver this week calling for a robust effort in the Palmetto State.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa (CNN) - A super PAC supportive of Jon Huntsman is scheduled Tuesday to go up with a new television ad in New Hampshire calling front-runner Mitt Romney a "chameleon."
A source from Our Destiny PAC said the committee had put more than $300,000 into the ad buy in the run-up to New Hampshire's Jan. 10 primary.
(CNN) – Though the Republican presidential candidates differ on whether they would support Ron Paul as their party's nominee, they agree it is a choice they will never have to make.
"He's not going to, Wolf," Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann said on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" on Thursday. "It's never going to happen. Never going to happen, Wolf. It is never going to happen."
(CNN) - Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman was the latest 2012 candidate to make the late night rounds Wednesday with an appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman."
Huntsman, who's polled at the bottom of the 2012 pack thus far, talked up his days in China as the U.S. ambassador under President Obama and showed off his musical talents while jamming with the house band.
(CNN) – A major New Hampshire newspaper backed Jon Huntsman for the Republican nomination Thursday, painting him as the only consistent conservative in the race for the White House.
To seemingly prop up Huntsman, the editorial board of the Concord Monitor hit Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney, the two frontrunners in the first-in-the-nation primary state, as unpredictable.
(CNN) – Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman isn’t worried that he hasn’t topped national polls measuring support of candidates seeking the 2012 Republican nomination for president.
“Everyone gets their Warholian 15 minutes of fame. They go up and they go down,” Huntsman told CNN Political Correspondent Joe Johns. “I’m getting whiplash watching all of my friends go up and down. I don’t want that to happen to me.”