Elephants In The Room - January 24, 2012

January 24, 2012 1:53 pm ET — Media Matters Action Network

A daily look at the Republican presidential primary campaign.

Newt Gingrich is calling on Freddie Mac to release his consulting contracts to the public.

Mitt Romney releases his tax returns, showing he made over $20 million in each of the past two years.

Through his wife, the eighth richest man in America is giving Gingrich's super PAC another $5 million.

Drafts of a 1993 speech reveal Gingrich removed racially charged language from the final version.

Rep. Michele Bachmann's former debate coach teams up with Romney.

Statistician Nate Silver is tentatively predicting a Florida primary win for Gingrich.

Gingrich's online "money bomb" raises over $2 million in the wake of his South Carolina win.

Rick Santorum: "Not my job" to defend Obama "against scurrilous attacks"; "I am not John McCain."