Elephants In The Room – January 31, 2012

January 31, 2012 1:58 pm ET — Media Matters Action Network

A daily look at the Republican presidential primary campaign.

Statistician Nate Silver gives Mitt Romney 98 percent odds of winning in today’s primary in Florida.

Newt Gingrich leads in the Tea Party Patriots straw poll, with Rick Santorum not far behind.

Miami Herald: “Gingrich could be losing by as many as 60,000 votes before polls even open Tuesday.”

Ron Paul is quietly accumulating support from the Mormon community.

Gingrich gets sued for using the song “Eye of the Tiger” in his campaign events…

…and sources say Gingrich took Nancy Reagan's ‘passing the torch’ comments out of context.

TPM has a handy chart tracking which celebrities are endorsing GOP 2012 presidential candidates…

…and the National Post tracks the volatility of the “Anyone But Romney“ candidate in the race.

A Gingrich robocall in Florida says a Romney policy forced Holocaust survivors to eat non-kosher.