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Monday, Apr 2, 2012 at 1:42 PM
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By Alex Moe

Newt to Mitt: Pick Conservative Platform

Newt to Mitt: Pick Conservative Platform

Newt Gingrich unveiled a new message to Mitt Romney Monday morning during a campaign stop in Maryland. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2012 at 9:51 PM
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By Ben Nuckols

Gingrich Shares “Big Ideas” in Georgetown Speech

Gingrich Shares “Big Ideas” in Georgetown Speech

A day after slashing his staff to save money and reorganizing his campaign around courting undecided convention delegates, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich was back to sharing his "big ideas" in a... Read »

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2012 at 9:59 PM
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By Chris Gordon, Brian Witte
      

Gingrich: Maryland Primary Is Relevant

Newt Gingrich said he took his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination to Maryland Tuesday because next week's primary there is relevant. Read »

Tuesday, Mar 27, 2012 at 7:13 PM
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By Perry Stein

PM Read: Va. House Rejects Senate Budget

PM Read: Va. House Rejects Senate Budget

The House rejected the Senate's amendments to Virginia's spending plan. Representatives from the two chambers will meet to work out a compromise between the House and Senate versions. Read »

Friday, Mar 23, 2012 at 1:20 PM
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By Jim Iovino

GOP Hopefuls Converge on Maryland

GOP Hopefuls Converge on Maryland

More Republican presidential hopefuls are headed to Maryland next week in advance of the April 3 primary. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012 at 5:41 PM
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By Domenico Montanaro, Garrett Haake

Etch A Sketch Rattles Romney

Etch A Sketch Rattles Romney

A Rick Santorum spokeswoman was handing out Etch A Sketches before a Mitt Romney town hall Wednesday in Arbutus, Md. Read »

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2012 at 6:12 PM
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By Perry Stein

PM Read: Gingrich Out of Luck in Va. Primary

PM Read: Gingrich Out of Luck in Va. Primary

A bill that would have allowed voters to write in candidates during primary elections was spiked in a Virginia Senate committee. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2012 at 5:07 PM
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By Perry Stein

Va. AG Investigates Gingrich Ballot Petition

Va. AG Investigates Gingrich Ballot Petition

An investigation is under way to see if the Gingrich campaign turned in fraudulent signatures to try and get on the Virginia primary ballot. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 3, 2012 at 9:04 AM
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By Jim Iovino

Morning Read: More Virginia Ballot Fallout

Morning Read: More Virginia Ballot Fallout

There is continued fallout from the way presidential candidates qualified to be on the ballot in Virginia. Read »

Friday, Dec 30, 2011 at 6:12 AM
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By Jim Iovino

New Lawsuit Filed Over Virginia Primary Access

New Lawsuit Filed Over Virginia Primary Access

A new lawsuit has been filed over access to the presidential primary ballot in Virginia, this time with a focus on Newt Gingrich's campaign. Read »

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Julie Carey
Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon News4 Maryland Reporter Chris Gordon is a legal analyst and reporter for NBC4, focusing on Maryland.
Domenico Montanaro
Domenico Montanaro NBC News Political Reporter Domenico Montanaro is an NBC News Political Reporter, analyst for NBC News' First Read and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Mark Murray
Mark Murray NBC News Deputy Political Director Mark Murray is the NBC News Deputy Political Director, NBC News First Read analyst and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Tom Sherwood News4 Political Reporter Tom Sherwood is a reporter for News4 specializing in politics and the D.C. government.
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Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the NBC News Political Director, host of “The Daily Rundown” on MSNBC and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
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