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Newt Gingrich: Gays Should Accept Anti-Gay Views

By Jason St. Amand | May 13
Former 2012 GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, and current "Crossfire" host, said Monday on the CNN show that gay people should accept and be "open and understanding" of bigots’ anti-gay views.

Newt Gingrich Accepts ’Reality’ of Same-Sex Marriage

By Jason St. Amand | Dec 24
In an unexpected move, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich told the Huffington Post that he can accept the reality of same-sex marriage in America.

Gingrich Suspends Presidential Campaign

By Philip Elliott | May 2
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Wednesday officially ended his topsy-turvy campaign.

Romney Wins N.Y., Pa. and Three Other GOP Primaries

Apr 25
Mitt Romney has completed a five-state sweep of Republican presidential primaries, adding a victory in New York to earlier wins in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware.

Santorum Wins Alabama, Mississippi in GOP Fight for the South

By David Epso | Mar 13
A resurgent Rick Santorum swept primaries in Alabama and Mississippi Tuesday night, upending the race for the Republican presidential nomination as he sought to push Newt Gingrich toward the sidelines.

Romney, Santorum Share Super Tuesday Momentum

By Laurie Kellman | Mar 7
Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are trying to make the most of a mixed Super Tuesday, each claiming a measure of victory but unable to settle the most tumultuous race for the GOP presidential nomination in decades.

Right Frets Over Sheriff Babeu Scandal: Does Immigration Trump ’Gay Agenda’?

By Peter Cassels | Mar 2
When Paul Babeu, sheriff of a rural Arizona county, was outed by a Mexican lover whom he allegedly threatened with deportation, it played up the intersection (& sometime paradox) of the right-wing’s twin bugbears: illegal immigrants & out-gay allies.

Romney Cruises to Victory in Nevada GOP Caucuses

By David Espo | Feb 4
Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney cruised to victory in the Nevada caucuses Saturday night, notching a second straight triumph over a field of rivals suddenly struggling to keep pace.

Romney Wins Big in Florida, Routing Gingrich

By David Epso and Steve Peoples | Jan 31
Mitt Romney routed Newt Gingrich in the Florida primary Tuesday night, rebounding smartly from an earlier defeat and taking a major step toward the Republican presidential nomination.

Romney Takes On Gingrich in Final Fla. Debate

By David Epso | Jan 26
An aggressive Mitt Romney repeatedly challenged Republican presidential rival Newt Gingrich in a fast-paced campaign debate Thursday night, ridiculing the former House speaker’s call to build costly projects in key primary states and to colonize the moon.

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