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Newt Gingrich for President

Paul Blumenthal

Super PAC Contributions Slump As GOP Primary Fight Ends | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Contributions to super PACs fell in April from the month before as the Republican presidential primary race ended. The unlimited money p...

Newt Gingrich Quits Race: Please Don't Go!

Katie Halper | Posted 07.02.2012 | Comedy
Katie Halper


Bear Falls From Tree

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Newt Gingrich To Report $2.6 Million Raised In February

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

After two successive good fundraising reports at the end of 2011 and the end of January 2012, Newt Gingrich will announce that his campaign raised onl...

Gingrich: Bible Says I Should Continue Campaign

St. Charles Patch | Nick Swedberg | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate New Gingrich cited the Book of Proverbs as a reason for staying in what the polls and many political pundits are cal...

Paul Blumenthal

What GOP Candidates Spent For Tuesday's Votes | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday Rick Santorum surprised many by defying the polls and winning the two primary contests in Alabama and Mississippi. This happe...

Newt Courts 2 Sides Of LA: Tea Party Pasadena & Latino El Monte

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.14.2012 | Los Angeles

GOP candidates generally come to California for our money, not our votes. But it appears candidate Newt Gingrich came to Los Angeles on Monday for a l...

Paul Blumenthal

Lobbyists Love Romney | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a Jan. 23 debate in Tampa, Fla., former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney directed a pointed attack at former Speaker of the House Newt ...

An Open Letter To Newt Gingrich

Simon Sheaff | Posted 04.07.2012 | Home
Simon Sheaff

The only thing that confuses me, Mr. Speaker, is where you think your path to victory is. All signs point to a clear-cut Romney nomination. So thanks for making it interesting, but there's not much more for you to do.

Jon Ward

Pro-Newt Rap Song Plays At Gingrich Florida Rally | Jon Ward | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics

As a small crowd waited for former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance in Port St. Lucie, loudspeakers bla...

The Lizard King

Sean Carman | Posted 03.29.2012 | DC
Sean Carman

In the year 2012/The much assailed electorate/Decided that it wanted/A charlatan for president.

Paul Blumenthal

How Money Helped Romney's Florida Comeback | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fresh off a triumphant victory in the South Carolina primary, former Speaker Newt Gingrich came to Florida with the wind at his back. Wh...

Newt's Surge: 'It's The Media, Stupid!'

Charles Higgins | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics
Charles Higgins

Gingrich evokes the same emotional reaction in the Republican base as do the right-wing pundits. In psychology this is called a Pavlovian Response. It could be one of the underlying reasons for Newt's surge.

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.

Gingrich Centers Campaign on Fundamentalist Myth

Michael Hughes | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
Michael Hughes

Based on America's damaged global standing due to financial mismanagement, unrivaled inequality and destabilizing military excursions, now is not the time for arrogance and hubris from a U.S. president.

Gingrich Plays Old South Race Card of a Bygone Era

Rev. Jesse Jackson | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Rev. Jesse Jackson

The toxic message that drove Newt Gingrich to victory in South Carolina will drive our nation apart rather than bring it together. And it will spell defeat for him -- and for Republicans if they choose to go that way.

America's Character: A Work in Progress

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 03.25.2012 | Politics
Stuart Muszynski

So instead of pandering to divisiveness, wouldn't it be healthier for our nation if Gingrich and others recognized that, while we may express our sentiments differently, there's common ground here that we can build on?

How Newt Plays the Race Card: Brilliantly

Jim Sleeper | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

Only if he's lucky enough to overcome his well-known liabilities and to get the debates he wants with Obama about America's direction will Newt Gingrich meet his match.

South Carolina Primary Humor, Intentional and Unintentional

Herb Silverman | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics
Herb Silverman

Newt Gingrich, the other Catholic, won the South Carolina primary with strong evangelical support. All he seems to have in common with JFK is well-publicized, adulterous relationships. To JFK's credit, he never focused on family values.

The Daily Szep -- Newt's Problem

Paul Szep | Posted 03.21.2012 | Comedy
Paul Szep


Jon Ward

Former Marine Asks About Gingrich's 'Lapses' Town Hall | Jon Ward | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

BEAUFORT, S.C. -- Newt Gingrich was asked about his marital infidelities by a former Marine Corps drill instructor at his town hall event here this mo...

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...

Jon Ward

Gingrich Breaks Down Crying When Asked About His Mother | Jon Ward | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Maybe his drop in the polls is getting to him. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) is not known for emotional displays,...

In Search of a Low Maintenance Newt

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics
Mark Goulston, M.D.

What if members of Congress stayed with their families in a homeless shelter for a week? What if all members of Congress had to pay back all the donations to their campaigns as if they were a college loan?

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D. | Posted 02.19.2012 | Politics
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.

Since the start of the GOP presidential campaign, stalwart candidates have fallen away like hair from worn and weary follicles. Gone are Thad McCotter...