Washington (CNN) - Newt Gingrich said Sunday that he'll do everything he can to support Mitt Romney as the Republican Party's presidential nominee when that time comes. But that time hasn't come yet.
"I think you have to be realistic, given the size of his organization, given the number of primaries he's won. He is far and away the most likely Republican nominee," Gingrich said on "Fox News Sunday." "And if he does get to 1,144 delegates, I'll support him. I'll do everything I can this fall to help him defeat (President Barack) Obama."FULL STORY
(CNN) - The issue of whether English should be a requirement for Puerto Rico to be considered for statehood lasted for a third day - two days ahead of the U.S. territory's Republican presidential primary - and provided Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum with opportunities to take shots at each other.
The back and forth began Wendesday, when Santorum said while campaigning in Puerto Rico that English should be the principal language in Puerto Rico before it could gain statehood. Puerto Rico will vote on a statehood referendum in November.FULL STORY
Las Vegas (CNN) - Mitt Romney swept into victory in the Nevada caucuses, sliding back into frontrunner status with his second win in a row as the race for the Republican nomination heads to other states.
The former Massachusetts governor moves to the next phase as the first candidate in this campaign cycle to score consecutive victories days after his Florida win.FULL STORY
(CNN) - When President Obama sat down at the White House with a Texas television station Monday, one of the four interviews he did with local TV reporters, he may have also raised speculation that Democrats think solidly red Texas might be in play in 2012.
Democrats think the state's surging Latino population, 37.6 percent of Texans in the 2010 Census, which voted nearly 2-1 for Obama in 2008, could be the key to victory.FULL STORY
(CNN) - The year in Washington began with Republicans complaining that President Obama and Democrats were ramming health care reform down their throats and ended with House Democrats complaining that Obama and Republicans were ramming a tax cut deal down their throats.
In between, there was a major shift in power as Democrats saw their short-lived control of Congress end in a midterm "shellacking," as Obama called it, fueled by the Tea Party movement on the right and a distaste for politics as usual in the middle.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Against the backdrop of a bitterly divided Congress and an angry and frustrated electorate, the most expensive midterm election in history finally comes to a climax Tuesday as America votes on 37 Senate seats and all 435 seats in the House of Representatives.
Here are five things to watch as the day plays out: