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Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich Make Last-Ditch Effort to Hold Off Mitt Romney

Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul

After a three-week lull, the Republican presidential primaries resume on Tuesday when five Northeastern states -- Connecticut, Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island -- have their say.


Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul Vow To Stay In GOP Primary Race

Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul

Republican presidential contenders Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul are vowing to stay in the race even though Rick Santorum is not.Both men say they are the true conservative candidates to beat President Barack Obama in the November election.


Why Ron Paul matters more than Newt Gingrich

Ron Paul

A Paul third-party candidacy would, barring some sort of unforeseen dynamic, likely hand President Obama a second term. Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney and his campaign team understand the power that Paul could wield and have gone out of their way to befriend him — and avoid alienating his supporters.


Majority in GOP say Gingrich, Paul should end bids

2012 Presidential Elections

A new poll indicates most Republicans would like to see Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul drop out, but would like to see Rick Santorum stay in.


Ron Paul hits GOP rivals in new TV ad

Ron Paul is taking aim at his three GOP presidential rivals in a new ad running in Washington, ahead of state caucuses there on Saturday.


Santorum: Romney and Paul 'coordinate' against me

Rick Santorum on Saturday charged Mitt Romney and Ron Paul with “coordinating” to block his momentum in the race for the GOP presidential nomination.


As Super Tuesday looms, Republican primary heads into potentially decisive phase

The battle for the Republican presidential nomination heads into a potentially decisive phase over the next two weeks with contests in 13 states that could finally answer some of the questions that have defined the race.


Romney takes Maine caucuses from Paul

Reversing his embarrassing string of setbacks earlier this week when he lost Colorado, Minnesota and Missouri to Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney eked out a narrow win in the straw poll tied to Maine's multiday caucuses Saturday, defeating Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, who was the only other candidate to actively campaign in Maine.


Paul vows to stick with GOP race

Ron Paul

Ron Paul vowed today he'll stay in the GOP race through the national convention in Tampa and defended his decision to campaign in Maine while his rivals are focused on Florida. "We're going to stay in and see what comes of it," the Texas congressman said on CNN's State of the Union program, in response to a question of whether he'd drop his campaign after all the primaries end in June.


In South Carolina debate, focus is on tactics in GOP race

South Carolina Debate

Mitt Romney came under renewed assault Monday night for his business record and tactics, but in a turnabout, his rivals found themselves forced to defend their criticism and the increasingly harsh tone of the Republican presidential race.


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