(CNN) - Hours before the final GOP debate prior to the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses, Newt Gingrich is going up with the second TV ad of his Republican presidential campaign in the Hawkeye state.
In the 30-second spot, the former House speaker stays positive in message and takes on rival candidates who have attacked him on the campaign trail.
(CNN) - A road tested and well experienced Republican operative is joining Mitt Romney's presidential campaign.
Brian Jones is signing up with the former Massachusetts governor's senior strategy team. Jones is a veteran of five presidential campaigns, including Sen. John McCain's 2008 presidential bid and President George W. Bush's successful 2004 re-election, and also served as communications director for the Republican National Committee.
Urbandale, Iowa (CNN) - Newt Gingrich's numbers in the latest polls may be fat, but his campaign headquarters in Iowa is quite lean.
The Gingrich HQ consists of just a couple rooms located in an office park in suburban Des Moines. Blink and you might miss it.
Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) - Two new surveys, but the same poll position for the GOP presidential candidates in Iowa, the state which holds the first contest in the primary and caucus calendar.
According to an American Research Group, 22% of likely Republican caucus goers in Iowa say they support former House Speaker Newt Gingrich for their party's presidential nomination, with 17% saying they back former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and 17% supporting Rep. Ron Paul of Texas.
DES MOINES, Iowa (CNN) - From questions over his conservative credentials to his controversial comments over Palestinians to his acknowledged infidelity, Republican White House frontrunner Newt Gingrich was in the line of fire at a GOP presidential debate Saturday night.
And with just over three weeks to go until the Iowa caucuses, the first contest in the Republican presidential primary and caucus calendar, the showdown was more combustible than the three previous showdowns between the GOP candidates.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Six candidates will be on the stage Saturday night at the Republican presidential debate in Iowa, but one of them may have the most on the line.
With time running out - there are just more than three weeks till the Iowa caucuses - all of the candidates need a strong showing, but Newt Gingrich has the most at stake.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Newt Gingrich tops the field of Republican presidential candidates by double digits in three of the four states to first hold contests in the race for the GOP nomination, according to new surveys in those states.
The CNN/Time/ORC International Polls, released Wednesday, indicate that strong support from the tea party movement is contributing to the former House speaker's surge among likely Republican primary voters and caucus-goers. But the poll also suggests that this race is far from over, with less than half the people questioned in each state saying their minds are made up.