Gingrich Says He's In Till GOP Convention

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says he'll stay in the race until the national convention this summer even if he loses Tuesday's Florida primary.

Gingrich says, "Why don't you ask Gov. Romney what he will do if he loses" in Florida, saying two recent national polls have Gingrich ahead.

The former House speaker's comments raise the prospect of an extended struggle inside the party.

Meanwhile, front-runner Mitt Romney is pouring on the criticism of his rival in TV ads airing across Florida. A new ad mentions how Gingrich received an ethics reprimand from the House and was ordered to pay a $300,000 fine.

The ad, which uses an NBC News broadcast, is raising objections from former network anchor Tom Brokaw, who says he doesn't want his role as a journalist "compromised for political gain by any campaign."

In person, Romney's criticism is directed at President Barack Obama, calling the president "detached from reality." He says Obama's "pretty please" foreign policy is not working terribly well, and says Obama wants to add 100,000 troops, not cut them.

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  • by Thats one ugly lady on Jan 30, 2012 at 07:16 AM
    If a man acts dishonestl­y with his own family, I certainly wouldn't trust him with power over our country. Showcasing his current wife at every event has not reflected positively­. She was complicit in her long affair and frankly, in the general, there is a great deal of focus on first ladies and she could never stand up to comparison­s or scrutiny.
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      by Formerly O.L.I. on Jan 30, 2012 at 12:39 PM in reply to Thats one ugly lady
      I agree. That younger blonde is his third wife, correct?
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        by first lady or bottom bi*ch? on Jan 31, 2012 at 03:39 AM in reply to Formerly O.L.I.
        If his first 2 were not petty enough to be first lady, I would hate to see what they look like if this one was the best looking. We don't want a home wrecker in the white house as first lady.
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          by Formerly O.L.I. on Jan 31, 2012 at 03:56 PM in reply to first lady or bottom bi*ch?
          LoL...true. I look for quality in everyone, but especially First Ladies. Real class can't be mimicked; it comes from a lifestyle of good breeding, and only a lady born of good stock will have it. It can't be 'faked'. Don't mean to sound 'snooty', but was raised that way as well.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 29, 2012 at 05:39 AM
    better than obama anyday
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      by Formerly O.L.I. on Jan 30, 2012 at 12:38 PM in reply to
      No; just as bad, if not worse.
  • by obamanot on Jan 29, 2012 at 03:38 AM
    Wait tell the pinnochiobama adds come out this summer against the one that will defeat king messiah.Tom Brokaw will not have any problem with those smears and lies but he will have all kinds of problems with the ones the republican canidate will put out on the king backwards man that has nothing to run on.Watch and see.These liberal journalist are way too predictable.The double standerd hypocracy is inevitable.
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      by You guys really are Clowns on Jan 29, 2012 at 08:29 PM in reply to obamanot
      Wait until this summer???? The ads have been running about Snoot for the past 2 months buy the GOP, where have you been?
  • by Anonymous on Jan 29, 2012 at 01:26 AM
  • by Bill Location: Washington on Jan 28, 2012 at 08:55 PM
    Not worth commenting on!!
  • by Concerned Location: Voter on Jan 28, 2012 at 07:32 PM
    There's just something about Romney that doesn't smell right! Newt will have my vote, especially after his reply to CNN in the debate last week!
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      by Just Me on Jan 29, 2012 at 07:02 AM in reply to Concerned
      Newt as "speaker of the house" was third in command if both pres and vice pres died. He has seen more of the gov't work than either a senator or congressman and moreso than the president. The president is not present during votes. I like him. It is about time we got lazy "individuals" with pizz poor work ethics out and reinstated "pride in craftmanship" in America. That is the concept that built this country great.
  • by George W on Jan 28, 2012 at 07:14 PM
    I will vote for this man because he's a real man. He got rid of women...even one with cancer, and he wants to go to the moon. That's a man that can make tough decisions.
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      by I do declare on Feb 3, 2012 at 04:15 AM in reply to George W
      Newt is not a sane man. He continues to talk about what he used to do in the house . Does a speaker create jobs? No. Some people will believe anyting as long as it breathe hate. Newt has never referred to the president as president He is arrogant and disrespectful to the office of the president. He does not need to be a leader. He was forced to resign as speaker of the house because he was so corrupt. He breathes hate. You can go on line, it is all listed there. Colonies on the moon? He must be thinking about the first original colonies. What is in the heart, the mouth will speak. Same for Romney,the mouth spoke what was hidden in his heart about the poor.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 28, 2012 at 06:47 PM
    The Clown express still continues to roll!
  • by Formerly Pirateman on Jan 28, 2012 at 06:46 PM
    True psychopaths have no concept of reality.
  • by Ricky Location: ENC on Jan 28, 2012 at 06:26 PM
    Well thats not shocking. All 4 have said they are not quiting. Should be a long couple of months. Newt, Romney, and Santorum have all won one state and Ron Paul has a solid 10-20% of dedicated loyal voters for every state. I see this going no where.
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