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Newt Gingrich Affair

A Guide To Newt's 'Open Marriage'

Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

Despite expectations that the GOP debate in South Carolina on Thursday might turn into "open marriage night," Newt Gingrich was "appalled" when CNN's ...

Jenny Sanford Weighs In On Marianne Gingrich Revelations

Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

Former First Lady of South Carolina Jenny Sanford appeared on MSNBC Thursday to talk about the upcoming GOP primary, and Chris Matthews asked her whet...

No Offense But...

Orlando Jones | Posted 02.14.2012 | Comedy
Orlando Jones

The one thing that seems clear is this -- there's no such thing as a sacred cow when all cows are sacred. When you speak or write, no matter how careful you are there is a chance someone is going to be offended.

Unfaithful Husbands Can Still Be Faithful Leaders

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Cheating on your wife is a terrible sin and a horrible violation of a marriage. But it does not mean that the person cheating will be a crook in the rest of his life or a failed public servant, as indeed some of our greatest presidents have demonstrated.

Newt: 'I've Made Mistakes'

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Newt Gingrich is trying to preserve his rapid rise in the GOP presidential race by defending his most controversial stands without ...

Will Gingrich’s Infidelities Cost Him The Nomination?

Vicki Larson | Posted 01.26.2012 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Whether you like his politics or not, there are two things about Newt Gingrich that almost all of us aren't too happy about: he's a cheater and he's twice-divorced.

Christina Wilkie

Gingrich: 'It's Not Fair'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

Newt Gingrich said over the weekend that "lies" had been told about his wife, Callista Gingrich, that were "to her disadvantage" during the campaign, ...

Gingrich: Voters Have 'Got To Come To Their Own Judgment'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich recently addressed his rocky private life, saying that voters would have "to come to their own judgment"...

For Romney, Slow and Steady Wins the Zzz...

Karl Frisch | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics
Karl Frisch

You've got to hand it to former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. What he lacks in consistency and charisma as the 2012 Republican presidential frontrunner, he makes up for with stunning political awkwardness.

Would You Elect A Divorced President?

Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 08.30.2011 | Divorce

Could divorce be among the hotly contested issues in the 2012 election? Republican candidate Newt Gingrich already dodged a bullet when asked abou...

Sam Stein

Newt Gingrich's Flame-Out Says As Much About Campaigns As About The Former Speaker

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The very sharp and largely negative reaction to Newt Gingrich's first days on the presidential campaign trail say as much about the requ...

Gingrich Says He's Sought God's Forgiveness For Personal Failings

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics

DUBUQUE, Iowa — Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich says he has sought God's forgiveness for his personal failings and hopes that evan...

Newt's Women: Gingrich's Marriages, Divorces, Affairs Through The Years

Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 07.11.2011 | Divorce

On Wednesday, Newt Gingrich is expected to formally announce he'll be running for President in the 2012 election. The former Speaker of the House, who...

Newt 2012: I Cheat, Therefore I Am (a Patriot)

Michelle Schweiger Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Michelle Schweiger Schecter

There was once was a fellow named Newt Who gave his first two wives the boot He spoke for the House While he lied to his spouse Seems he just couldn't keep on his suit

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, Newt Gingrich, exploring the possibility of launching a presidential exploratory committee, partially blamed his past marital infidelity on how "passionately" he felt about his country. In Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker's effort to blame teachers, nurses, and trash collectors for his state's budget woes succeeded, as the state assembly voted to strip government workers of their collective bargaining rights. Walker apparently forgot to include that $140 million tax break he'd given corporations in his budget blame calculations. Elsewhere, Bill Keller's latest column got even worse pre-opening reviews than the Spiderman musical, and we have officially passed the expiration date on Charlie Sheen "Winning!" jokes. Of course, our thoughts and prayers remain focused on the devastation and suffering in Japan. Click here for information and links on all the ways you can help.

Rick Santorum Addresses Newt Gingrich's Past Infidelity

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum addressed the admitted infidelity of potential presidential rival former House Speaker Newt Gingrich in an interview...

Jason Linkins

Newt Gingrich Opens Up About His Lady Problems

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Newt Gingrich doesn't just have problems committing to a run for the White House. For even longer, he has basically been thinking about forming an exploratory committee into monogamy, a situation that has now left him in the position where his potential first lady would actually be his third.

Newt Gingrich 2012 Campaign Could Be Hindered By Conservative's Questionable Past

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The biggest obstacle to a Newt Gingrich presidential bid might be Gingrich himself. The twice-divorced former U.S. House spea...

Newt Gingrich Steams Over Affair Question

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich was confronted Tuesday night by a college student asking about his extramarital affair during the 1990s. ...

Conservative Heavyweight: Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich Shared Affair Secrets

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bill Clinton and Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich shared similar fidelity failures during their time in office, but new accounts of their ...