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SD GOP voters get presidential choice

June 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Thought you would get a reprieve from presidential primaries now that that race is decided? Think again. Continue Reading

Gingrich officially drops out of presidential race

May 2, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Newt Gingrich can now call himself a former presidential candidate. As expected, the former House speaker has bowed out of the Republican presidential contest just short of a year after he got into the race. He says it was “an amazing year” for him, his wife, Callista, and his entire family. Continue Reading

Gingrich to soon be an ex-presidential candidate

May 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A presidential candidate no longer, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich departs the race for the White House as likely the most consequential and certainly the most interesting Republican of his time never to sit in the Oval Office. Continue Reading

Gingrich all but concedes his campaign is over

April 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich all but conceded Wednesday that his White House campaign is over. He said he expects Mitt Romney will be the nominee and called on the party to unite behind the former Massachusetts governor. Continue Reading

Gingrich reorganizing campaign to deny Romney delegates

March 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is drastically reorganizing his money- and delegate-deprived campaign, scaling back a traditional operation to focus on low-cost social media and an effort to cajole delegates to back him over front-runner Mitt Romney.
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Republican presidential primary heading to South Dakota June 5

March 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Insiders claim state will, like 2008, have say in helping pick presidential nominee. Continue Reading

THOMAS: What now for Republicans?

March 20, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Rick Santorum deserves credit for his impressive primary victories in Mississippi and Alabama. Newt Gingrich led us to believe he would win both states. He didn’t. Continue Reading

Candidates spar before key Miss., Ala. primaries

March 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum on Sunday nudged rival Newt Gingrich to step aside, arguing a head-to-head contest between himself and Mitt Romney should “occur sooner rather than later.” A defiant Gingrich predicted victories in Tuesday’s primaries in Alabama and Mississippi and called Romney the weakest GOP front-runner in nearly a century.
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Romney may look weak; that could change in fall

March 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Mitt Romney looks like the weakest front-runner for a party’s presidential nomination in decades right now, one who could limp to the Republican nomination, then drag the Republican Party down to defeat in the fall. Continue Reading

Santorum wins Kansas GOP caucuses

March 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

GOP front-runner Mitt Romney did not campaign in Kansas. Rival Newt Gingrich canceled a scheduled trip to the state late last week to concentrate on Tuesday’s upcoming primaries in Alabama and Mississippi. Continue Reading