Newt Gingrich’s campaign distributed blue signs to supporters that read “46 States to Go” before he took the stage the night of his loss to Mitt Romney in Florida’s Republican presidential primary this week.
An early 1970s photo in a Huntsman Corp. annual report shows a smiling young Jon Huntsman Jr. holding a dozen eggs in polystyrene packaging, an innovation that helped make a fortune for the family business.
Mitt Romney spent three years managing the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics, an investment that is paying off for him in the Republican presidential primary at the expense of former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman.
Mitt Romney’s rivals sought to tarnish his image and cut into his front-runner’s status in the Republican presidential race as voters went to the polls for today’s New Hampshire primary and the candidates looked to continue their campaigns as the race moves south.
Republicans trying to gain ground in the party’s 2012 presidential race are turning on the field’s leading candidates, following months in which the contenders mostly exchanged pleasantries and limited their attacks to President Barack Obama.
As President Barack Obama works for a bipartisan deal to raise the government’s debt ceiling, both the Republicans wanting to replace him and Democrats seeking the best way to re-elect him have emerged as obstacles.