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  • Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich announces on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at the Hilton Arlington in Arlington, Va., that he is suspending his 2012 Republican presidential campaign. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Gingrich offers O'Malley advice on running for presidency

    Former Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich, looking rested and at ease before TV cameras, had some succinct advice Sunday morning for Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, the head of the Democratic Governors Association, who often is mentioned as a possible 2016 candidate for the White House.


  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks in Hillsborough, N.H., Friday, May 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Romney not attracting ex-rivals' donors

    Presumed Republican nominee Mitt Romney and his party raised a sizable $40 million last month from donors who want him to replace President Obama, but most of the people who supported his primary election challengers have not yet come to his aid.


  • Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney holds a towel next to his, wife Ann, before an NBA first-round playoff series basketball game between the Boston Celtics and the Atlanta Hawks in Boston, Sunday, May 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Romney needs to get small donors hooked

    If Mitt Romney hopes to go toe-to-toe this fall with President Obama, the former Massachusetts governor needs to show he can fish for small-dollar donors as well as reeling in the big-cash catch.


  • Republican presidential candidate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich announces May 2, 2012, at the Hilton Arlington in Arlington, Va., that he is suspending his 2012 presidential campaign. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Gingrich exits campaign, gives tepid nod to Romney

    Vowing to stay involved in the national political conversation, an at-times-emotional Newt Gingrich closed the curtain on his Republican presidential bid Wednesday, ending an up-and-down campaign that saw the former House speaker re-establish himself on the national political stage and rack up millions of dollars in campaign debt along the way.


  • **FILE** Republican presidential candidate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks April 11, 2012, during a visit to the Newark Senior Center in Newark, Del. (Associated Press/The Wilmington News-Journal)

    Gingrich suspends presidential campaign

    Newt Gingrich suspends presidential campaign, says it was 'an amazing year' for him and wife Callista.


  • Newt Gingrich (Associated Press)

    Gingrich to end turbulent presidential bid

    Newt Gingrich will officially pull the plug on his presidential bid Wednesday, marking the end of a roller-coaster candidacy that dove into and out of debt — and into and out of contention during the bloody Republican nomination race.


  • Inside Politics: Santorum wants promises from Romney before endorsement

    Mitt Romney is working to win over his former rivals.


  • Ron Paul (AP photo)

    Paul supporters create delegate mischief

    Mitt Romney may be the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, but Rep. Ron Paul of Texas is quietly racking up some organizational victories that could complicate Mr. Romney's anticipated coronation at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., this summer.


  • Newt Gingrich spent lavishly on his quixotic presidential campaign, including $1.6 million in March alone for travel and $271,000 to himself, according to FEC records. (Associated Press)

    Gingrich campaign spending, records raise questions

    As the presidential campaign of Newt Gingrich persevered despite no realistic prospect of victory, the former House speaker spent lavishly on the trappings of a more-successful, high-profile campaign, spending more on travel and security in March than Mitt Romney did, records show.


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