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Sharia, Christian or Constitutional Law?

Herb Silverman | Posted 08.05.2016 | Religion
Herb Silverman

"In God we trust" became our controversial national motto in 1956 at the height of the Cold War, replacing the more inclusive E pluribus unum, Latin for "out of many, one." We are one nation under the Constitution, and our bedrock, secular principle is in the Constitution we trust.

Gingrich Is Mistaken On Shariah Deportations

Liaquat Ali Khan | Posted 07.18.2016 | Religion
Liaquat Ali Khan

Newt Gingrich, who holds a Ph.D. in European History and is thus a presumptively educated man, has delivered yet another questionable statement: “We...

If Newt Gingrich Ran For President Again, He'd Do It Like Bernie

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 03.08.2016 | Politics

If Newt Gingrich could do it all over again, he would be like Bernie Sanders. Yes, that Bernie Sanders. The one who sounds like a Larry David imperso...

Renewing the Spirit Behind Gingrich's 'Contract With America'

Joseph Amodeo | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Joseph Amodeo

As the 2016 presidential election approaches, I feel uninspired by the Republican candidates who appear most likely to be pursuing the nation's highest office. With Democrats having at least one candidate who will likely be able to unite their base, I fear that Republicans may once again be without a visionary leader.

Cautionary Tale in Shutdown for Both President and Speaker

Steven M. Gillon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Steven M. Gillon

The 1995 budget shutdown holds cautionary lessons for President Obama as well. He lacks the ideological wiggle room that Clinton used so brilliantly to frustrate and eventually defeat Gingrich.

Pope a Free Agent at the End of the Month

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 04.14.2013 | Comedy
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

Pope Benedict XVI, leader of the Roman Catholic Church, has broken his contract with the Holy See. As with married couples, the Pope had a "'til deat...

Newt Gingrich Warns House GOP

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) warned House Republicans not to hold the debt ceiling for political leverage Friday, contradicting Republic...

Gingrich To Republicans: 'Get A Grip'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

Former GOP Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich urged Republicans on Wednesday to simply "back out" of all negotiations with President Barack Obama to a...

Gingrich Blasts 'Fundamentally, Profoundly Wrong' Citizens United Effect

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Former GOP House Speaker Newt Gingrich spoke with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert on Tuesday and appeared to suggest that he, like the comedian, was ...

The Tapes Don't Lie: What Republicans Have Said About Romney

Jane Devin | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics
Jane Devin

Guiliani says he's never seen a guy change his mind on so many things. Brit Hume thinks Romney has exhausted his quota for flip-flops. Santorum believes he has no core. Newt thinks he's a liar. That was then.

Gingrich Defends Romney On Bain Despite Once Making Those Same Attacks

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich on Sunday defended Mitt Romney from attacks made on his record at Bain Capital. "Bain as an issue doesn't work because people look a...

Sam Stein

Newt Gingrich: 'Mitt Romney Is A Lot Like Eisenhower' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- In the span of roughly 20 minutes on Thursday, Newt Gingrich compared Mitt Romney to Dwight Eisenhower and George Washington; professed co...

Gingrich Empire Going Bankrupt

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

By Marcus Stern May 22 (Reuters) - ATLANTA - When he entered the race for the Republican presidential nomination in May 2011, Newt Gi...

Super PACs, Super Heroes?

Heath Brown | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
Heath Brown

Are super PAC negative ads more powerful than DVR? Much like superheroes, they sound harmless without their capes on, but Super PACs could use their vast riches to become the most powerful force in the 2012 election and conquer the universe.

Newt Gingrich Ends Campaign

Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich officially ended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination on Wednesday. In delivering a statemen...

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: The Most Shocking Moments From Newt's Wild Ride | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

In open defiance of his poor poll numbers, dried up campaign funds and the undebatable logic of delegate math, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich -- o...

Gingrich Campaign Faces End Of The Line

Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Newt Gingrich is planning to officially end his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination with an ...

Obama Uses Newt's Words Against Romney

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign released Wednesday a web video reprising Newt Gingrich's past criticisms of Mitt Romney -- on the same day Gingrich is expected to ...

Newt's Long Goodbye Set To End

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A presidential candidate no longer, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich departs the race for the White House as likely the most consequen...

Gingrich Reportedly Extending Campaign, Sorta

Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has already been counted out of the Republican primary race, but that apparently doesn't mean he will officia...

Gingrich Daughter Potentially Sets Stage For His Exit

Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

By MITCH WEISS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Newt Gingrich's daughter said Tuesday that the former House speaker will "reassess" his cam...

The Republican Path to National Failure

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

From immigration to health care and education reform, the Republicans are arguing for restricting access not only to the poor, but chiefly to the middle class. At the same time, they are arguing for a greater concentration of wealth among the elites.

Gingrich: 'One Of Those Goofy Things' ... A Bounced Check

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich, speaking Wednesday after a campaign stop in Delaware, said the bouncing of a $500 check for the Utah elections was "one of those goofy ...

Gringrich Bounces Check

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich's campaign bounced a check for $500 to qualify for the Utah ballot, reports the Salt Lake Tribune. The check was deposited in March b...

Questions for Republicans on Health Care Reform

David Coates | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
David Coates

Healthcare is too important an issue to be discussed in clichés and sound-bites. In truth, it's actually too important an issue to be resolved by nine unelected judges attempting to divine how long-dead eighteen century men would respond to twenty-first century problems.