Elephants In The Room – January 30, 2012

January 30, 2012 1:00 pm ET — Media Matters Action Network

A daily look at the Republican presidential primary campaign.

Newt Gingrich’s campaign launches TalesofMitt.com, highlighting Mitt Romney’s flip flops.

Today’s Gallup poll shows Gingrich’s grip on the national lead slipping to two points over Romney…

…and in yesterday’s NBC News/Marist poll Romney had a double-digit lead over Gingrich in Florida.

Romney’s campaign and super PAC outspend Gingrich by almost $12 million on the Florida airwaves.

Rick Santorum will not return to Florida, heading to Missouri and Minnesota instead.

Gingrich is threatening to challenge Romney all the way to the Republican convention.

Gingrich vows to ban embryonic stem cell research and questions in vitro fertilization.

NBC asks Romney to pull his ad using its footage of anchor Tom Brokaw.