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Beaten in Delaware, Gingrich Likely to End Campaign

Beaten in Delaware, Gingrich Likely to End Campaign

With more than half of the votes counted in Delaware’s Republican primary tonight, Newt Gingrich’s attempt at a last stand has resulted in something of a political massacre. Returns in thus far show the former Speaker with only about 27% of vote, trailing presumptive nominee Mitt Romney by nearly 30-points. In other states tonight, the [...]

Time Capsule: Wildflower of '72 Calls Nixon an 'International Outlaw,' Challenges McGovern to a Debate

Time Capsule: Wildflower of ’72 Calls Nixon an ‘International Outlaw,’ Challenges McGovern to a Debate

Calling President Richard M. Nixon “an international outlaw” on this day in 1972, the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) candidate for president of the United States urged students at the University of Arizona in Tucson to join the antiwar movement.   As part of a two-day swing through the Grand Canyon State that also included an appearance at [...]

Not So Fast: New Texas Poll Puts Gingrich in Striking Distance

Not So Fast: New Texas Poll Puts Gingrich in Striking Distance

Newt Gingrich has been inching towards the door over the last couple of days, admitting that tonight’s Delaware primary is likely a make-or-break situation for his campaign.  However, a new poll out today might give the former Speaker some pause. Public Policy Polling shows that Mitt Romney leads in the state of Texas by a [...]

Gingrich Staffer Outlines Three Possible Scenarios Going Forward

Gingrich Staffer Outlines Three Possible Scenarios Going Forward

Gingrich campaign spokesman R.C. Hammond told Yahoo News today that his boss won’t exit the race tonight and that no matter what happens, they will continue on to campaign in North Carolina this week. “A win in Delaware builds financial and grassroots momentum going into North Carolina — combined with the ABC news report that [...]

David Walker, Don't Waste My Time

David Walker, Don’t Waste My Time

Former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker, a member of the Americans Elect Advisory Board, has been making some noise about a third party bid for President. Walker’s involvement with Americans Elect and as a founder of the No Labels group, an anti-partisanship entity, suggests that he wants to see someone from the political center wage [...]

Gingrich Confirms Delaware is Must Win Territory

Gingrich Confirms Delaware is Must Win Territory

Speaking to a crowd at Delaware state GOP headquarters on Monday evening, with just hours to go before voting begins in tomorrow’s Delaware primary, Newt Gingrich underlined the importance of tomorrow’s results to the future of his campaign. “I think we need to take a deep look at what we are doing,” Gingrich told NBC [...]