What we’re watching: Thu., Jan. 5, 2012


John McCain’s YouTube account ditches 2008 attack on Mitt Romney now that McCain has endorsed Romney for 2012.

Just two days after the first votes in the race to pick a Republican presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain says it’s time to wrap things up.

Sen. John McCain came to the defense of Mitt Romney and warned Newt Gingrich to “be careful about being too angry.”

Mitt Romney on Thursday labeled President Barack Obama as a “crony capitalist.”

Rick Santorum In New Hampshire: Congress should take Obama to court for recess appointments.

“Right to Work” Republicans deprived of a quorum in Indiana. 

Michigan’s undemocratic emergency managers are paid six figures at local taxpayers’ expense.

Michele Bachmann faces decision about House seat after ending presidential run.

Bill O’Reilly grills Rick Santorum on social issues, “black people” comment.

George Will says Rick Santorum is winning because Republicans “crave fun.”

Herman Cain launches “Cain’s Solutions Revolution” to “keep 999 alive.”

The Obama administration will unveil a “more realistic” vision for the military today, with plans to cut tens of thousands of ground troops and invest more in air and sea power.

Rick Santorum says he didn’t say he doesn’t want to help black people.

One of two relatively small Super PACs that helped Rick Santorum grab his upset result in Iowa looks set to close.

Mitt Romney slams President Obama’s “union stooges” in South Carolina.

Karl Rove: ’A Big Win for Romney in Iowa’

Ron Paul’s campaign raised $13 million in the last three months of the year.

Rick Santorum on the upswing in GOP race.

Rick Santorum super PAC hires Hill vet.

What we're watching: Thu., Jan. 5, 2012