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For Gingrich, A Week Of Attacks And Falling In Polls

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The housing market collapse has taken a toll on Florida families and may affect how they vote in the presidential election. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Fla.'s Economic Pain, Anger Could Shape 2012 Race

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Gingrich Ups Romney At Iowa Chocolate Factory

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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich heads for a caffeine fix with his wife Callista at Jitters Coffee Bar as he makes a campaign stop at the Southbridge Mall in Mason City, Iowa on Dec. 28. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich complained about negative ads against him during a campaign stop at the National Toy Farm Museum on Dec. 27 in Dyersville, Iowa. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Under Attack, Gingrich Struggles To Regain His Stride In Iowa

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Negative Ads Chip Away At Gingrich's Standing

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Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum celebrates after shooting a bird at Doc's Hunt Club in Adel, Iowa on Dec. 26. Chris Carlson/AP hide caption

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Santorum Goes Hunting For Pheasants — And Votes — In Iowa

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Rick Santorum Hunts For Iowa's Pheasants, Votes

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Barrel racing champion Charmayne James rides during a demonstration at a new arena in Gretna, Fla., that plans to hold wagering on the sport. Brendan Farrington/AP hide caption

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Horse Breeders Seek To Rein In Bets On Barrel Races

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New Rules Turn Up Heat On Florida's Redistricting

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott says his administration will focus on restoring the Everglades. There are skeptics, however, because Scott oversaw cuts to restoration programs in his first year in office. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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In Fla., Cautious Hope For Everglades Protection

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An design rendering shows the Genting Group's proposed casino and resort complex on Miami's Biscayne Bay. The Malaysian developer's plans are meeting resistance in Florida, where casinos are tightly controlled. Resorts World Miami hide caption

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In Miami, Plans For Mega-Casinos Bring Hope And Ire

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At Miami's airport, children from Cuba meet George Guarch, who worked for the Catholic Welfare Bureau in the city. Guarch took displaced children to temporary camps in Miami. Operation Pedro Pan Group hide caption

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Children Of Cuba Remember Their Flight To America

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Republican Presidential candidate Herman Cain greets supporters at a campaign rally outside of Wings Plus on Wednesday in Coral Springs, Fla. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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In Swing Through Sunshine State, Cain Struggles To Regain Momentum

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