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Gingrich Says Romney Won’t Be the Nominee If He Can’t Win the South

Gingrich Says Romney Won’t Be the Nominee If He Can’t Win the South

Richard Ellis/Getty Images(CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.) — On the eve of Super Tuesday, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich spent the day flying around Tennessee hoping for a victory in the state as well as in his home state of Georgia.At the last e…

Cain Predicts Gingrich Will Do Better Than Anticipated

Cain Predicts Gingrich Will Do Better Than Anticipated

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.) — After a day of campaigning in Oklahoma, former presidential candidate Herman Cain stopped by Newt Gingrich’s last rally of the day in Chattanooga to excite voters to go to the polls Tuesday.In a…

Analysis: Why Are GOP Primaries Such a Mess?

Analysis: Why Are GOP Primaries Such a Mess?

Andrew Burton/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Republican primary season isn’t over, but viewed as a whole, it’s been something of a logistical farce. Just ask Rick Santorum. The former Pennsylvania senator is running a shoestring campaign and he won th…

Will ‘Mitt-Mentum’ Help Romney Win Ohio Next Week?

Will ‘Mitt-Mentum’ Help Romney Win Ohio Next Week?

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mitt Romney’s wins in Michigan and Arizona helped him pick up a big chunk of delegates, but more importantly, it has washed away talk of a Republican party desperate for a “white knight” to j…

Mitt Romney Wins Primaries in Michigan and Arizona

Mitt Romney Wins Primaries in Michigan and Arizona

Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mitt Romney pulled off a win in the Michigan primary Tuesday night, though the race was close and underscored his struggles as the GOP establishment candidate seeking the party’s nomination.The former Massachuset…

Mitt Romney Is Projected Winner in Michigan

Mitt Romney Is Projected Winner in Michigan

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) — After topping the Republican primary in Arizona, according to ABC projections, Mitt Romney is projected to win in his home state of Michigan. Romney and Rick Santorum had been locked in a tight race …

Mitt Romney Projected Winner in Arizona; Tight Race in Michigan

Mitt Romney Projected Winner in Arizona; Tight Race in Michigan

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mitt Romney is the projected winner in Arizona as he are Rick Santorum are still locked in a tight race in the Michigan Republican presidential primary as polls closed Tuesday night.As precincts reported their…

LIVE BLOG: Michigan and Arizona GOP Primary Results

LIVE BLOG: Michigan and Arizona GOP Primary Results

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Mitt Romney is trying to hang on in his home state and win the Republican primary in Michigan. ABC News and Yahoo News offer live analysis as returns roll in when polls close at 9 p.m. ET. Follow the conversation and…

Michigan Republican Chief Predicts a ‘Successful’ Primary for Mitt Romney

Michigan Republican Chief Predicts a ‘Successful’ Primary for Mitt Romney

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(LANSING, Mich.) — Although Mitt Romney suffered a series of defeats at the hands of Rick Santorum in Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri Tuesday night, a top Republican in Michigan sees the state as fertile ground for Romney…

Analysis: Romney Is Rebuked with Losses in Minnesota, Missouri

Analysis: Romney Is Rebuked with Losses in Minnesota, Missouri

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(DENVER) — Make no mistake, victories by Rick Santorum Tuesday night in Minnesota and Missouri represent a rebuke of the “Mitt Romney will sail to the nomination” narrative. It also highlights Romney’s continue…

Rick Santorum Takes Minnesota and Missouri, Says ‘We are in the Fight’

Rick Santorum Takes Minnesota and Missouri, Says ‘We are in the Fight’

Andrew Burton/Getty Images(SAINT CHARLES, Mo.) — “Conservatism is alive and well,” Rick Santorum triumphantly announced to supporters Tuesday night after winning the states of Minnesota and Missouri.Although no delegates are awarded in Mis…

Three States Vote: Can Romney Hang On?

Three States Vote: Can Romney Hang On?

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Voters in three states made their picks for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday, as Mitt Romney tried to win enough votes to deny his rivals any momentum going into the first lull of the primary season….

Glimmer of Hope in Texas Redistricting Battle Could Preserve April Primary

Glimmer of Hope in Texas Redistricting Battle Could Preserve April Primary

Hemera/Thinkstock(SAN ANTONIO) — There was a glimmer of hope Monday for a resolution in the long and tangled battle over Texas’ redistricting maps, when state Attorney General Greg Abbott and members of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Ed…

For Ron Paul, Next Five Weeks Are Critical

For Ron Paul, Next Five Weeks Are Critical

ABC/Matthew Putney(WASHINGTON) — In terms of numbers of votes, Ron Paul has already eclipsed his previous run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008, garnering two to three times as many in the first five presidential preference contests.I…

Why Tuesday Night Could Be a Good One for Rick Santorum

Why Tuesday Night Could Be a Good One for Rick Santorum

Steve Pope/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Newt Gingrich has positioned himself as Mitt Romney’s biggest threat to the nomination, but come Tuesday when Republicans in Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri come out to vote, it’s Rick Santorum, not Gin…

Rick Santorum Fails to Qualify for Indiana Ballot

Rick Santorum Fails to Qualify for Indiana Ballot

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) — Rick Santorum did not fulfill the requirements to make the ballot in Indiana, the Indiana Republican Party announced Friday. The primary is not scheduled until May 8.Candidates needed 500 verified signat…

Gingrich Calls Romney ‘Obama Lite,’ ‘Little Food Stamp’ and ‘Rich Guy’

Gingrich Calls Romney ‘Obama Lite,’ ‘Little Food Stamp’ and ‘Rich Guy’

PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich took to the podium in a Las Vegas honky-tonk bar Friday to slam Mitt Romney.Gingrich again criticized Romney for his controversial comments about poor peopl…

Newt Gingrich to Challenge Florida GOP for Proportional Delegates

Newt Gingrich to Challenge Florida GOP for Proportional Delegates

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is preparing to challenge the Republican Party of Florida after losing the Republican presidential primary there to Mitt Romney on Tuesday.The “w…

Gingrich Robo-Call: Romney Took Kosher Food from Holocaust Survivors

Gingrich Robo-Call: Romney Took Kosher Food from Holocaust Survivors

AFP/Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) — Just when you thought it couldn’t get any nastier, some Florida voters Tuesday have been greeted with pre-recorded telephone calls saying Mitt Romney took kosher meals away from Holocaust survivors.“Holocaus…

Mitt Romney: He Was ‘Vastly Outspent’ in S.C., But Analysts Disagree

Mitt Romney: He Was ‘Vastly Outspent’ in S.C., But Analysts Disagree

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) — As Florida voters cast their ballots on Tuesday, Mitt Romney spoke on the lessons he learned from the race he lost to Newt Gingrich in South Carolina just 10 days ago.“In South Carolina we were vastly outsp…

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