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Tony was a real joy to have on all our programs at CNN. Even his political adversaries appreciated being on the shows with him because he was such a nice guy. He always brought lots of knowledge, charm, warmth and, occasionally, humor to our studio. Given his experiences, he was smart on virtually any subject we raised with him. And he always had good insight and a pithy thought. He also knew how to speak in smart and effective sound bites, which, of course, made him a valued guest on television.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said he anticipates finishing in the "top three or four" in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary and going on to confront front-runner Mitt Romney head-on in South Carolina.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi in an interview on CNN said she supports the anti-Congress theme President Obama is sounding in his re-election campaign.
Tony Blankley, a noted conservative author and commentator and former editorial page editor of The Washington Times, died late Saturday, according to family sources. He was 63 and had been battling stomach cancer.
Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman, trailing well behind former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the polls, no longer is predicting an outright victory in Tuesday's GOP primary in New Hampshire.
Looking beyond an expected win in New Hampshire, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney reached out to South Carolina voters Friday with a two-track argument that President Obama has mishandled the economy and devised an "inexcusable, unthinkable" plan to shrink the U.S. military.
Cable news networks brought new toys and new people to the 2012 presidential campaign's opening night in Iowa, yet the tight race made it a struggle for viewers to make sense of it all.
Fresh from the narrowest of victories in the Iowa caucuses, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney picked up the endorsement of Sen. John McCain on Wednesday as he seeks a more convincing win in the New Hampshire primary.