Fri., June 10, 2011 7:55am
Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue said he's joining the leadership team for the presidential campaign of Tim Pawlenty. Perdue had been a national co-chairman for fellow Georgian Newt Gingrich. Meanwhile, Gingrich said he’s staying in the race despite a mass exodus of his top campaign staffers.
Wed., May 25, 2011 10:23am
Newt Gingrich has tapped a trio of current and former Georgia governors to play key roles in his presidential bid.
Fri., May 20, 2011 11:53am
Herman Cain announced a run for the White House on Saturday. He is the second Georgian to enter the race. A recent poll finds him gaining popularity.
Sat., May 14, 2011 10:01am
Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich asks Republicans for their support. Calls President Barack Obama the "Food Stamp President". Questions Pakistani knowledge of Osama Bin Laden.
Sat., May 14, 2011 7:10am
Republican Newt Gingrich told a Georgia audience on Friday evening that the 2012 presidential election is the most consequential since the 1860 race that elected Abraham Lincoln to the White House and was soon followed by the Civil War. Addressing the Georgia Republican Party's convention, Gingrich said the nation is at a crossroads.
Wed., May 11, 2011 11:43am
With the former Speaker of the House’s entry into the race for the 2012 election, he will be the second Georgian running for the GOP’s nomination. Former businessman and chairman of the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank, Herman Cain has been in the race since January.
Tue., March 22, 2011 8:14am
Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue says he'll back Newt Gingrich if he seeks the Republican nomination for president. Appearing at a Georgia Republican dinner Monday night, Perdue told reporters that the former U.S. House speaker "would make a great president."
Fri., March 4, 2011 9:52am
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has taken a small first step toward a presidential run in 2012. Gingrich said Thursday he would run on a campaign of creating more jobs in the U.S., and shrinking the size of the federal government.