Backlash from Newt Gingrich’s supporters over his praise of Mandela

Newt Gingrich
Newt Gingrich

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) said Sunday he was “very surprised” at people who were critical of his decision to praise Nelson Mandela this week, standing by his admiration for Mandela’s “very long, deep commitment to freedom.”… Read the rest

Romney sweeps to double Republican primary victory

Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney campaigning

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney scored a hard-won, home state triumph in Michigan and powered to victory in Arizona Tuesday night, gaining a two-state primary sweep over Rick Santorum and precious momentum in the most turbulent Republican … Read the rest

Newt Gingrich calls Mitt Romney ‘timid’

Newt Gingrich
Newt Gingrich

Republican Newt Gingrich vowed on Sunday to press ahead with his struggling presidential bid after a big loss in Nevada, saying he will focus on drawing a contrast with “timid” rival Mitt Romney.

Romney, the Republican front-runner, easily … Read the rest