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Newt Gingrich: Gays Should Accept Anti-Gay Views

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday May 13, 2014
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 | Monday Dec 24, 2012
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 | Wednesday May 2, 2012
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Wednesday officially ended his topsy-turvy campaign.

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

Wednesday Apr 25, 2012
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 | Tuesday Mar 13, 2012
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 | Wednesday Mar 7, 2012
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 | Friday Mar 2, 2012
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.

Are Republican Presidential Candidates Obsessed with Marriage?

By Michael K. Lavers | Wednesday Feb 8, 2012
Three leading Republican presidential candidates were quick to blast so-called judicial activism in response to a federal appeals court’s ruling that found California’s Proposition 8 unconstitutional. Are they too obsessed with marriage?

Romney Cruises to Victory in Nevada GOP Caucuses

By David Espo | Saturday Feb 4, 2012
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 | Tuesday Jan 31, 2012
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.