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Republicans hustle to earn the Latino vote in next week’s primary

By | 01.25.12 | 2:32 pm

Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney, who lead the GOP presidential primary race, are in Florida working to earn the Latino vote for next week’s primary election, the first one in which the Latino voter is important.

Romney, Gingrich, Santorum to speak at Hispanic Leadership Conference

By | 01.24.12 | 5:03 pm

Three GOP presidential candidates will speak at the “Inspiring Action” conference just days ahead of Florida’s Republican presidential primary, the Hispanic Leadership Network announced Tuesday.

Presidential candidates debate Big Sugar, offshore drilling, Everglades

By | 01.24.12 | 10:01 am

The four remaining GOP presidential candidates took the stage at the University of South Florida last night, to debate several issues important to Florida voters. Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich tangled throughout the debate, while Rick Santorum and Ron Paul were often reduced to supporting roles.

Poll shows Gingrich up in Florida

By | 01.23.12 | 1:09 pm

While a Rasmussen Reports survey released Monday indicates that Newt Gingrich now counts more Florida Republican voters in his corner than Mitt Romney, conservative commentators are analyzing South Carolina results, taking sides or doing their own polling.

GOP leaders say immigration, unemployment will define Florida primary

By | 01.23.12 | 11:14 am

Florida GOP leaders said over the last two days that the economy is No. 1 in the minds of Florida voters and that their party’s presidential candidates must be aware of how they address immigration.

Catholic leaders tell Gingrich, Santorum ‘to stop perpetuating ugly racial stereotypes’

By | 01.20.12 | 11:52 am

Catholic leaders issued a letter Friday to GOP presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum, themselves Catholics, urging them “to stop perpetuating ugly racial stereotypes on the campaign trail.”

Gingrich’s personal life, Romney’s taxes hot topics during South Carolina debate

By | 01.20.12 | 9:59 am

Last night’s GOP presidential debate was crucial for the four remaining GOP candidates. Held just two days before the South Carolina primary, it was the last chance to appeal to the state’s conservative voters and, arguably, the event was the most boisterous of any debate thus far.

Presidential candidates focus on abortion, Planned Parenthood at Personhood USA forum

By | 01.19.12 | 9:48 am

The anti-abortion group Personhood USA hosted a presidential candidate forum last night in South Carolina, to discuss the legality of abortion, defunding Planned Parenthood and passing legislation to define human life as beginning at the moment of conception.

Florida Family Policy Council president endorses Santorum

By | 01.17.12 | 12:40 pm

John Stemberger, the leader of an influential anti-gay and anti-abortion group in Florida, has announced his endorsement of Rick Santorum in the GOP presidential primary.

Personhood USA to host presidential forum; Romney not participating

By | 01.17.12 | 12:12 pm

Personhood USA will be hosting a GOP presidential forum tomorrow in South Carolina at which voters will have the chance to ask candidates questions in a town hall format. Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich are all slated to attend, but frontrunner Mitt Romney has declined the invitation.

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