Santorum denounces 'gutter politics' of opponents

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COTTLEVILLE, Mo. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum denounced the "gutter politics" of his opponents Monday as he turned his campaign away from a potentially fu..
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GOP race's approaching lull will test Gingrich

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The caffeinated, rapid-fire GOP presidential primary is about to ease into a slower pace and a more spread-out map, creating new challenges for Newt Gingrich.&nbs..
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Committee kills change to Fla. election law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Senate committee failed to pass a change to state elections law that would have prohibited electronic terminals that some voting officials use to swipe d..
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Economy weighs heavily on Florida working class

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Florida has wealthy beach resorts along its coasts, expensive Disney vacations and swank upscale hotels in Miami.    But much of the st..
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Romney credits change in tactics for Florida surge

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Mitt Romney said Monday he has overcome his South Carolina setback and returned to the Republican primary forefront by aggressively returning Newt Gingri..
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New poll shows Fla. voters moving toward Romney

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A new poll taken among likely Florida Republican voters shows former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney heading into Tuesday's presidential preference primary ..
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Gingrich plans Fort Myers campaign stop on Monday

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Newt Gingrich is planning at least one more campaign stop in Southwest Florida before Tuesday's Republican Presidential primary. Gingrich is scheduled to speak a..
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Santorum cancels morning events to be with child

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is canceling his Sunday morning campaign events and is spending time with his hospitalized daughter. Sant..
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Herman Cain backs Gingrich's presidential bid

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Former presidential hopeful Herman Cain is backing Newt Gingrich's White House bid. Cain endorsed his fellow Georgian Saturday, just days before Florid..
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Romney would rank among richest presidents ever

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CONNIE CASS/Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Just how rich is Mitt Romney? Add up the wealth of the last eight presidents, from Richard Nixon to Barack Obama. Then double that nu..
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Gingrich says space exploration in US tradition

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

STUART, Fla. (AP) - Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich says critics of his call to ramp up U.S. space exploration don't understand the power of science, technology and..
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Leadership scramble: GOP rivals vie for title

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

NANCY BENAC/Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican presidential contenders are making a pitch to voters that sounds a lot like a children's game: Follow the leader. When..
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Romney and Gingrich stay focused on Florida

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The two leading candidates in Florida's Republican primary, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich, are staying focused on voters with events around the state this we..
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Romney to rally in Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Mitt Romney will be in Naples for a rally on Sunday, January 29, from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Team Florida is hosting the event at the Sugden Plaza, located a..
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Face the Nation host weighs in on Fla. primary race

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- WINK News was joined by CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent, Bob Schieffer, the host of Face the Nationon Friday evening. Schieffer will be hosting a special,..
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Poll: Romney opens lead in Florida primary contest

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has increased his lead over former House Speaker Newt Gingrich among likely Republican voters going into Florida's pr..
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Republicans hit the road in Fla. ahead of primary

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

After a lively debate Thursday night, the Republicans hit the road again in Florida ahead of Tuesday's primary.WINK News has been following the candidates and are in Jacksonville w..
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Hispanics in focus as GOP race intensifies in Fla.

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - More than a million Hispanic voters are the prize as Republican presidential rivals Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich campaign hard in Florida after a feisty,..
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Candidates unloved in FL town hit by foreclosures

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. (AP) - At Our Daily Bread Food Pantry, the conversation often centers on real estate. Once taboo details - home values and what people paid for their properties ..
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First lady visits Fla. on heels of GOP candidates

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - With Republican presidential candidates aggressively campaigning in Florida in advance of next week's primary, Michelle Obama visited the state Thursday to tout ..
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