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Gingrich for President

Gingrich Campaign Uses Facebook To Highlight Romney Gaffes

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

On Wednesday, Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign launched at Facebook Timeline page aimed at highlighting the numerous flip-flops and slip-ups by G...

Our Post-Satirical Primaries

William O'Rourke | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
William O'Rourke

One thing is clear: Newt Gingrich is not running as Ronald Reagan, but as Margaret Thatcher, at least the Thatcher caricatured by Spitting Image, the Brit satirical television show, circa 1984.

Newt Gingrich Caught In The Crossfire Of 'Modern Politics'

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich admitted one day before Tuesday's Iowa Caucus, "I don't think I'm going to win." Gingrich's campaign has experie...

Can the President Ignore Supreme Court Rulings?

Lyle Denniston | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics
Lyle Denniston

It is a rarity for presidents to simply ignore decisions of the Supreme Court. Candidate Gingrich's comments at the Values Voters Summit and on Face the Nation are more complex than his summary implies.

Newt: I'm Not Dead, I'm Still Here

Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics

After hitting some bumps in the road during the frist months of his presidential campaign, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says that his political ...

Asked About Campaign Shortcoming, Newt Offers Curious Explanation

The Los Angeles Times | Seema Mehta | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics

Fundraising remains a challenge, Newt Gingrich said. "It's still hard. It's July and August; other than December, these are the hardest months of t...

Gingrich Campaign Over $1 Million In Debt

AP | SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA — Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign is more than $1 million in debt, according to his campaign disclosure provided to The Associated...

Good News For Mitt Romney & Bad News For Newt

Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's campaign is reporting that it raised $18.25 million over the course of the past three months. “V...

Newt Bets On Unconventional Plan As Key To 2012 Comeback

The Washington Post | Philip Rucker | Posted 09.02.2011 | Politics

Newt Gingrich thinks he can revive his debilitated campaign by talking about Alzheimer's. So at a private fundraiser last week in Newport Beach, Calif...

Team Newt Had Been Increasingly Concerned Candidate's Expensive Taste Could Become Liability

The Washington Post | Carol D. Leonnig | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics

Employees of presidential candidate Newt Gingrich grew increasingly concerned in recent years about their boss's purchases from luxury jeweler Tiffany...

Newt Gingrich Criticizes New York Gay Marriage Legalization

Reuters | Kay Henderson | Posted 08.26.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential contender Newt Gingrich on Saturday said the adoption of same-sex marriage in New York showed the nation is "drifting toward a...

Newt Undeterred By Campaign Upheaval

Posted 08.22.2011 | Politics

(AP) ATLANTA — Newt Gingrich on Wednesday brushed aside continuing upheaval in his presidential campaign, noting that Republican hero Ronald Reagan ...

Newt Gingrich Tiffany's Controversy Revived

Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

In the wake of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich coming under scrutiny for a debt he and his wife owed to Tiffany & Co. in 2005 and 2006, a spokesman...

Gingrich Campaign Finance Team Jumps Ship

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA -- Newt Gingrich's top two fundraising advisers resigned on Tuesday, and officials said the Republican candidate's hobbling presidential campa...

Newt Gingrich: 'I Feel Liberated'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said during an appearance on Fox News on Tuesday night that he feels "liberated" by the mass exodus of staffers fro...

Newt Gingrich: Repeal Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Law

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. - Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says his presidential campaign will be a grass-roots effort focused on replacing, rather than tweak...

Newt Gingrich Charity Paid Cash To Gingrich For-Profit Business

ABC News | Matthew Mosk, Brian Ross & Angela Hill | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

A non-profit charity founded by Newt Gingrich to promote freedom, faith and free enterprise also served as another avenue to promote Gingrich's politi...

Newt Gingrich's Wife Under Scrutiny Amid Campaign Upheaval

AP | SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA — Callista Gingrich has been a near constant presence at her husband's side, a visible symbol that the twice-divorced House speaker is n...

Where Gingrich 2012 Campaign Stands Following Mass Exodus, Rocky Rollout

AP/The Huffington Post | SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is blaming a mass resignation from his presidential campaign on a "strategic difference" concerning...

Senior Aides On Gingrich Presidential Campaign Resign En Masse

AP/The Huffington Post | DAVID ESPO and SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich's campaign manager, senior strategists and key aides in early delegate-selection states al...

Good News For Herman Cain And Bad News For Newt

The Atlanta Journal Constitution | Jim Galloway | Posted 08.04.2011 | Politics

Newt Gingrich's favorite-son strategy isn't working out so well in Georgia, according to a quick InsiderAdvantage/Channel 2 Action News poll released ...

Newt Gingrich Tumbles: Assessing The Damage

The Washington Post | Chris Cillizza & Aaron Blake | Posted 08.01.2011 | Politics

Two weeks removed from a political meltdown over his critique of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is beginni...

Newt Gingrich Defiant Over Tiffany's Account

Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich, facing criticism over a large charge account he held at upsca...

Newt Sets South Carolina Visit In Wake Of Nikki Haley's Fiery Criticism

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich will make his first appearance in early-primary state South Carolina since officiall...

Paul Ryan: Newt Gingrich 'Inaccurate' On Medicare Plan

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The architect of the House Republican plan for overhauling Medicare says presidential candidate Newt Gingrich's critical description of...