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Guess What, Mitt! I Just Un-Baptized You. You're Jewish Now.

John Blumenthal | Posted 04.18.2012 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

You're Jewish now, Mitt. Mazel Tov! Welcome to the tribe. L'Chaim! Your new name is Morris Berkowitz and you're from Queens. Your mother-in-law lives in Florida. She doesn't like you because you're not a doctor. (She voted for Ron Paul because he is a doctor.)

Republicans With Power: Virginia Personhood Laws a Preview of GOP Presidency?

Don C. Reed | Posted 04.17.2012 | DC
Don C. Reed

If personhood laws are put into effect, government would literally have the authority to control the reproductive life of every citizen. Were not Republicans supposed to be in favor of individual liberty? Why then would they want to remove our right to use birth control?

Gingrich Hoping For Another Miracle

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

TULARE, Calif. — Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign has a history of near-death experiences and he insists another resurrection is on its way...

Orly Taitz Shot Down By GOP Presidential Candidate

Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

Orly Taitz took her anti-Obama birther crusade to GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Monday, only to come up empty-handed. Again. At a cam...

Gingrich's Valentine's Day Plans

Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

Campaigning for the GOP presidential nomination is not an excuse to neglect Valentine's Day, Newt Gingrich said Monday, hinting to reporters that he h...

Gingrich Swipes Romney In Valentine's Day-Themed Attack

Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is celebrating Valentine's Day with a new attack targeting rival Mitt Romney for supposedly getting lo...

Taking the Republican Candidates to Task: on Taxes

David Coates | Posted 04.14.2012 | Business
David Coates

While the traveling Republican circus continues in its drawn-out pursuit of a winner, the policies which will be pursued by whichever Republican wins go largely unchallenged by a mainstream media preoccupied with the immediate details of the show.

Human Rights Invisible to the Right

Mark Olmsted | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

When is America going to stop fetishizing a document written by rich white men 230 years ago who owned slaves and didn't think woman were worthy of the vote?

Newt Changing Course After Big Losses

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

CLEVELAND -- Newt Gingrich, suddenly in danger of losing his perch as Mitt Romney's strongest GOP challenger, is fine-tuning his presidential campaign...

Newt Caught On The Defensive

AP | By SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

ATLANTA -- The Georgia presidential primary may not be a slam dunk for Republican hopeful Newt Gingrich, a congressman from the state for two decades....

Zach Carter

Gingrich Backer Sheldon Adelson Makes $3.3 Million An Hour | Zach Carter | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican donor Sheldon Adelson needed just a few hours to earn enough money to dramatically alter the course of the Republican preside...

With Zero Foreign Policy Experience Himself, Romney Can't Choose Republican Governor VP Wannabes

Paul Abrams | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

John Huntsman is probably his best choice, but Romney would have to risk (unjustified, but likely real) negatives from having two Mormons on the ticket.

Newt... One Toke Over the Line

Tom Gerdy | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics
Tom Gerdy

Sometimes in life, we have to laugh to keep from crying. I was hit with one of those moments when I heard the now infamous "kosher meal" robocall from...

Records Complicate Newt's Lobbyist Denial

AP | BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says his consulting group never lobbied for clients. But his business hired state a...

Newt Plans Southern Strategy

The Washington Post | Amy Gardner | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- In a meeting room at the Palazzo hotel here over the past week, Newt Gingrich mapped out a detailed strategy that would keep him in the p...

Newt's Cancellation Leaves His Own Advisers Irritated

The Washington Post | Amy Gardner | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

Things haven't gotten much better for Newt Gingrich since he alighted here early Wednesday from a stinging defeat in Florida's primary....

Gingrich Talks Getting Advice From Joe Paterno On Assistant Coaches

Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

In a conversation with Charlie Rose in 1998, then-Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich discussed his latest book, "Lessons Learned The Hard Way," and th...

Newt Slips

Jeff Danziger | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Last Night's Winner? President Obama

Giancarlo Sopo | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
Giancarlo Sopo

The Florida primary is in the history books and Mitt Romney romped Newt Gingrich. While the Romney campaign should pat itself on the back, they should keep the champagne on ice for now. The polls show President Obama down in Florida, but he may have gotten the last laugh.

Romney Takes Momentum To Nevada, Gingrich Tries To Slow The Bleeding

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Republican presidential campaign rolled westward Wednesday, Mitt Romney riding herd after his Florida primary victory, Newt Gin...

Amanda Terkel

Gingrich: The Candidate Who Refuses To Operate Within Reality | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. -- It was like the election never happened. Long before the official results came out in Florida, before Newt Gingrich arrived for hi...

Newt Gingrich Florida Primary Results 2012

AP | SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Trounced in Florida, presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Tuesday used the defeat to declare that he alone is the conservative alt...

Aggressive Strategy May Fail Newt

Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich attacked his way to victory in South Carolina and relied on a similar strategy to propel is campaign in Florida. In the Sunshine State; ...

Upcoming Calendar Poses Obstacles For Newt

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The caffeinated, rapid-fire GOP presidential primary is about to ease into a slower pace and a more spread-out map, creating new challen...

Mittsy at the Bat

Jeff Danziger | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger