The Invisible Primary, 10/5

Tracking the GOP race to 2012

Newt Gingrich says Tim Pawlenty should run; Mitt Romney has been on a fundraising tear; Bobby Jindal penned an op-ed for The Washington Post, declaring the debate over Democratic health reforms "over"; Mike Huckabee, on air at Fox News, directed viewers to a petition launched by his PAC; Todd Palin resigned from his oil job; and Louisiana Democrats say an illegal contribution from former Rep. Chip Pickering (R-MS) to Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) was funneled through Haley Barbour's PAC.