Santorum remains undeterred, predicts Pennsylvania win
April 4th, 2012
07:47 AM ET
2 years ago

Santorum remains undeterred, predicts Pennsylvania win

(CNN) - Despite disappointing finishes in all three of Tuesday's Republican primaries, Rick Santorum indicated no sign of letting up in his quest to win the Republican presidential nomination.

"The clock starts tonight," Santorum said to supporters in Pennsylvania. "Half the delegates in this process have been selected, and who's ready to charge out of the locker room in Pennsylvania for a strong second half?"

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Filed under: 2012 • Pennsylvania • Rick Santorum
Gingrich looks to Super Tuesday lift
February 8th, 2012
05:17 PM ET
2 years ago

Gingrich looks to Super Tuesday lift

(CNN) - Coming off a drubbing by conservative rival Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich plans to head to home turf as part of his strategy to revitalize his struggling presidential campaign with a strong showing in next month's Super Tuesday primaries.

The former House speaker will return to his native Georgia next week for a two-day campaign push, his campaign announced Wednesday.

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Gingrich to target Romney in N.H. ad
January 3rd, 2012
09:37 PM ET
3 years ago

Gingrich to target Romney in N.H. ad

Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) – Newt Gingrich will hit GOP presidential rival Mitt Romney as a "timid Massachusetts moderate" in a New Hampshire newspaper ad on Wednesday.

The full-page ad, set to run in the influential Union Leader, comes less than one week before the state's first-in-the-nation primary on Jan. 10.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Newt Gingrich
Gingrich lowers expectations, shoots for top three or four in Iowa
December 22nd, 2011
12:21 PM ET
3 years ago

Gingrich lowers expectations, shoots for top three or four in Iowa

(CNN) – Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Thursday seemed to be lowering expectations for the upcoming Iowa caucuses, saying he'd be happy with a third or fourth place finish.

"My goal is to be the top three or four [in Iowa]," the former House speaker said at a campaign stop in Richmond, Virginia. "I'd love to win."
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Gingrich to gay man: Vote for Obama
December 21st, 2011
03:23 PM ET
3 years ago

Gingrich to gay man: Vote for Obama

(CNN) - Asked how he plans to engage the gay community in his bid for president, Newt Gingrich on Tuesday told a voter he wouldn't be the right choice for those basing their decision on the issue of same-sex marriage.

"If that's the most important (issue) to you, then you should be for Obama," Gingrich told Scott Arnold, a man who identified himself as gay.
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Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Newt Gingrich • Same-sex marriage
Perry stands by ad, calls Obama a 'socialist'
November 18th, 2011
11:40 PM ET
3 years ago

Perry stands by ad, calls Obama a 'socialist'

(CNN) - In defending his latest television ad, Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday continued his attack strategy against President Barack Obama and emphatically called him a "socialist."

"Absolutely," Perry said in an interview on Fox News. "I think Barack Obama is a socialist."
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Filed under: 2012 • President Obama • Rick Perry