Rich Galen is a Washington-based analyst and writer. He is publisher of He was press secretary to Newt Gingrich when Gingrich was House GOP whip and was communications director of the speaker’s political office during that period.

Race to the Finish

The Romney team says it’s targeting people less inclined to vote—and is successfully cutting the president’s early-vote lead. By Rich Galen.

Inside Man

Ryan brings fiscal intellect to the Romney ticket—and knows the GOP budget plan better than anyone.

Nebraska Nominee Hed: Palin’s Latest Triumph?

Rich Galen on a win by Palin’s Nebraska Senate pick, Deb Fischer, over the new GOP establishment’s choice.