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Iowa caucus

Newt Sips Some Tea under the Old Palmetto Tree

January 22, 2012

Though statistically tied about a week ago, the battle for South Carolina shifted dramatically in favor of Newt Gingrich when the votes were finally counted.  Last night’s primary yielded a 40-28% Gingrich victory (thus far) over Mitt Romney.  Rick Santorum came in third place with 17%, with Ron Paul bringing up the rear with 13%. [...]

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Newt Channels His Inner History Professor

December 28, 2011

Here’s a clip that’s been going around from the Newt 2012 campaign where Newt tells the story of Washington’s crossing Christmas Night 1776: I didn’t get the sense that Newt was comparing himself to George Washington, just that he was trying to evoke a little patriotism as a tool to get more votes in Iowa [...]

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