Jacksonville, Florida (CNN) - In a nod to one of Florida's key voting blocs, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich attacked Mitt Romney Monday for vetoing funding for kosher food in nursing homes when he was governor of Massachusetts.
"Governor Romney imposed activities on the Catholic hospitals against their opposition religious institution, refused them to allow right of conscience in Romneycare," Gingrich said. "Just as, by the way, he eliminated serving kosher food for elderly Jewish residents under Medicare. I did not know this, it just came out yesterday."
New York (CNNMoney) - Newt Gingrich wants to build a permanent colony on the moon and, if his dream is fully realized, the price tag could be huge.
The Republican presidential candidate has repeatedly defended his goal to establish a "permanent lunar colony on the moon" by the end of his second-term as president - if he is elected. Gingrich said he wants to eventually turn the moon into a bustling tourist destination, and hopes to use it for commercial purposes, including science and manufacturing.FULL STORY
Jacksonville, Florida (CNN) - Saying he felt good about his chances in Florida, Mitt Romney shrugged off a vow by his rival Newt Gingrich to stay in the race until the GOP convention in August.
On Saturday, Gingrich told reporters in Port St. Lucie that he would take his presidential campaign "all the way to the convention," and his spokesman added Monday the campaign saw a path forward thanks to the party's complicated system of amassing delegates.
Jacksonville, Florida (CNN) - For days, supporters of Mitt Romney have trailed Newt Gingrich across Florida, hoping to rattle the former House speaker and occasionally clashing with his spokesman.
On Monday, a Gingrich supporter decided to return the favor.
(CNN) - Mitt Romney said Monday he would consider removing a television ad produced entirely from a clip of NBC's evening news program, though the candidate wouldn't say definitively he would take the ad down.
"We'll sit down with the lawyers, talk to the folks at NBC, and make a decision on that front," Romney said on NBC's "Today."
(CNN) - The four survivors of the Republican primary process intend to keep on keeping on after Florida. They all see the White House from their campaign headquarters.
Newt Gingrich thinks he can muddy up a clean win by Mitt Romney by doing well in states that divvy up delegates by percentages won.FULL STORY
Tampa, Florida (CNN) - On the eve of the Sunshine State's Republican presidential primary, a fourth straight poll indicates Mitt Romney holding a double-digit lead over Newt Gingrich.
According to a Quinnipiac University survey released Monday, 43% of people likely to vote in Tuesday's GOP contest say they are backing the former Massachusetts governor, with 29% supporting the former House speaker.
(CNN) - In the latest iteration of the administration's efforts to connect to supporters via social media, President Barak Obama will take part Monday in a Google+ 'Hangout," a chat room-like feature of Google+ that allows users to connect with each other via video connections.
The White House pledges the president will answer "several of the most popular questions" submitted through YouTube while some questioners will be invited to participate in a live conversation on Google+.FULL STORY
Hillsborough, North Carolina (CNN) - A judge postponed a hearing Monday in a case that pits a former aide to John Edwards against the one-time presidential candidate's former mistress.
Andrew Young, a former Edwards aide, was scheduled to appear in court Monday, but a judge postponed the hearing because a prosecutor had not yet been assigned to the case.FULL STORY