Leftovers - January 25, 2012

January 25, 2012 6:13 pm ET — Media Matters Action Network

Congrats to Washington Monthly's Steve Benen, who is moving to a new gig at MSNBC.

Sen. John McCain slams Newt Gingrich, claiming he "saw the earmarks explode" under his leadership.

Gingrich pledges to have an American moon base established by his second term.

Mitt Romney and his wife set up $100 million trust funds for their sons, tax-free...

...and Ann Romney says it's 'unfortunate' that her husband had to release his tax information.

Rep. Michele Bachmann will seek a fourth term in Congress.

Rick Santorum tells a Florida woman that her gay son's lifestyle is not a "healthy activity."

Romney is now saying his real tax rate is more like 45-50 percent.