1:06pm: Mitt Romney emerged with the most delegates after yesterday’s Super Tuesday races in 10 states. Eric Cantor, House majority leader, says Romney has a clear path of Tampa, where Republicans will gather for their nominating convention this summer. Rick Santorum‘s supporters tried to elbow Newt Gingrich out of the race in a bid to… Continue reading GOP Still Divided After Super Tuesday; Amazon Takes On Publishing World; Are Republicans Afraid Of Rush Limbaugh?: Today on Here and Now
Friday on State of the News, we touched base with the Courier-Journal’s James Carroll. Here’s what he had to say about the debate in Washington over extending payroll tax cuts, efforts to pass a spending bill, and the rise of Newt Gingrich in the GOP polls.
Mayor Greg Fischer called for an investigation into the city’s use of overtime pay, and MSHA finished its investigation of Upper Big Branch and found assey to blame. We’ll recap and analyse this week’s metro news with the WFPL news staff. News and Tribune editor Shea Van Hoy joins WFPL’s Devin Katayama to talk about… Continue reading Overtime Investigation, Daeschner’s Contract Not Renewed, FDA Ban on Blood Donations from Gay Men, Congress Debates Payroll Tax: Today on State of the News
Some highlights from today’s show. 1:06pm Because of his long career in politics, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says he’s ready for the scrutiny that comes with being at the top in the polls. The GOP candidates head into another debate tonight where Gingrich is expected to come under attack because of his newfound frontrunner… Continue reading Gingrich Leads Poll, Tea Party on Romney, Ear X-Tacy Closure on NPR, Future Classics: Today on Here and Now
Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich officially announced he’s running for president via Twitter. The architect behind the Republican revolution of 1994, Gingrich is considered a GOP heavyweight who is entering an anemic field of potential challengers to President Barack Obama. UPDATE: “I believe we can return America to hope and… Continue reading Gingrich Announces 2012 Presidential Campaign
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels is still not offering any hints as to whether he’ll seek the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. The governor was asked about his plans following an education announcement today in his office. “We haven’t played any games with this,” he said. “I said we’d finish the legislature, which was just a week… Continue reading Daniels: Announcement On 2012 Coming “Within A Few Weeks”