1. Neck and Neck

    Gingrich and Romney Practically Tied

    TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 23:  Republican presidential candidates, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (L) and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R-GA) interact prior to the NBC News, National Journal, Tampa Bay Times debate held at the University of South Florida on January 23, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. The debate is the first of two before the Florida primaries on January 31st.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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    Newt Gingrich has almost totally closed the gap between himself and Mitt Romney in national polls. According to Gallup, Gingrich has surged in the past week, erasing Romney's 23-point lead over the former speaker. Not only has Gingrich gained 14 points, but Romney has dropped 8. Republicans seem to be gravitating toward the former underdog, as the majority of Gingrich's new support has been from conservatives. 

    Read it at Gallup