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Attacks Against Newt Cause Consequences

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT and SHANNON MCCAFFREY | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics

DAVENPORT, Iowa — More than $1 million in negative advertising – much of it bankrolled by Mitt Romney's allies – has eroded Newt Gin...

Jon Ward

Gingrich Takes Iowa By 44-City, Barnstorm Bus Tour To Rebut 'Reprehensible' Attacks | Jon Ward | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Newt Gingrich accused his Republican primary opponents of "reprehensible behavior" for running TV ads attacking him and his record,...

Bad News For Newt

Reuters | Paul Eckert | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 19 - Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich suffered a big drop in support in Iowa with Ron Paul taking the lead weeks before a...

Newt Doubles Down On Controversial Attack

AP | KASIE HUNT and SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich is going after the conservative primary voters he needs to win in Iowa while chief ri...

Tea Party Leaders Diss GOP Candidates

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. — Just a year ago, tea party activists came roaring out of the congressional elections eager to shape the looming race for the Whi...

Influential Evangelical Group Split Over Gingrich Endorsement

Reuters | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

(Repeats to add slug) * Christian conservative leader says has not decided * Group to meet again on Monday ...

Zach Carter

Romney Challenges Gingrich On Medicare, Opposes Tax Cuts For The Rich | Zach Carter | Posted 12.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While appearing on "Fox News Sunday," Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney praised Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) plan to replace Me...

GOP Candidate's Campaign Accused Of Illegal Activity

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At least two New Hampshire Republicans are accusing Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign of making illegal political telephone calls. ...

Newt Hit With Surprising Attack

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) attacked Newt Gingrich over getting draft deferments while advocating a hawkish foreign poli...

Newt's Ad Omits Facts

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — TITLE: "We Deserve Solutions." LENGTH: 30 seconds....

GOP Candidate Claims Voters Looking Beyond Checkered History

AP | By MIKE GLOVER | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

JOHNSTON, Iowa -- Newt Gingrich says he's surged ahead of his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination because voters are looking beyond his ...

Newt Scrambling In Key Primary State

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has little choice but to rely on momentum to carry him to victory in the Iowa...

Newt Has His Own 'Oops' Moment

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rick Perry isn't the only one to have an "oops" moment in the Republican presidential contest. An article on Newt Gingrich's official w...

Gingrich Drowned Out By Protesters

AP | SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Protesters drowned out Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich during a campaign event at the University of Iowa. A h...

Gingrich Makes a Mess with Janitors Claim

Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on Newt Gingrich got it wrong when he claimed "an entry-level janitor gets paid twice as much ...

Newt for Christmas

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Cheney Worried About Critical Issue

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Iraqi leaders have progressed toward a stable society, but he's worried about the failure of Wash...

Newt Calls Obama 'Chicken'

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. — There were no time limits, formal rules or reporters asking questions. And if you ask Newt Gingrich and Jon Huntsman, they w...

Gingrich Responds To Glenn Beck's 'Progressive' Attack

Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Monday defended against recent claims by radio host Glenn Beck that he is a "progressive." Gingrich was...

How the Other Candidates Take Down Gingrich: Freddie Mac, SS, Personal Life

Paul Abrams | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Before support for Gingrich coalesces, the other Republican candidates need to bring his campaign down to earth. He has no business being where he i...

Newt Prepared For Outlandish Doomsday Scenario

The New York Times | William J. Broad | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

Newt Gingrich, the Republican presidential hopeful, wants you to know that as commander in chief he is ready to confront one of the most nightmarish o...

Both Sides Now: Spitzer and Matalin Debate the Economy and Latinos

HuffPost Radio | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgSpitzer and Matalin focus on the Big Two 2012 issues: go back to Bushonomics or stick with Teddy Obama? And there's consensus that GOP anti-immigrant rhetoric risks losing Hispanic voters and swing states. Like Texas?

Newt's Rise Leaves Veteran GOP Critics Scratching Their Heads

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Newt Gingrich's rapid rise in presidential polls has left veteran Republicans scratching their heads, and not just because he vault...

Romney Seeks The High Road

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney dived into his campaign's full-scale critique of rival Newt Gingrich on Frida...

Newt Changes Course, Hitting Back At GOP Rival

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign hit back at GOP rival Mitt Romney on Friday, saying criticism by the former Massachus...