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Newt Gingrich Presidential Run

No Newt Is Good Newt

Howard Barbanel | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics
Howard Barbanel

Watching Newt Gingrich, one can't help but be struck by just how bright a man he is -- because it's no small hurdle to be able to overcome a disgraceful exit from public office and assume the frontrunner position in the battle for the GOP nomination.

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.

Clashes Between the Young and Old: Newt Gingrich and the Republican Primaries

Michael Genecin | Posted 03.07.2012 | Home
Michael Genecin

Newt likes to think of himself as a definer, advocate, and teacher of the rules of civilization, yet he insists on undermining education by forcing poor kids to work at a young age. Is that civilized?

Demagoguery and Sharia: Reviving an American Tradition

Eric L. Lewis | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics
Eric L. Lewis

By alienating American Muslims and the Muslim world by denigrating their law and culture only aggravates the real threats that we face.

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.


Carolita Johnson | Posted 02.11.2012 | Comedy
Carolita Johnson


Gingrich Calls for Bringing Back Slavery

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Speaking before a group of grey-uniformed make-believe Confederate soldiers at a Civil War battle reenactment, Newt Gingrich called today for the rein...

Gingrich's Sly Strategy: Run Clinton Against Bush

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

If Gingrich wins the nomination, exposing his hypocrisy, corruption, and double-talk will not suffice. The President will need to engage on the basic choices the country faces. That is why the mantra of not "litigating the past" is foolish.

Target Newt: Ron Paul Airs Ad Slamming Gingrich As a Serial Hypocrite

Michael J.W. Stickings | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics
Michael J.W. Stickings

Paul's efforts to go after Gingrich are significant. They indicate that Gingrich is indeed a genuine contender to be reckoned with, that Gingrich will have to start playing defense, and that the race is about to get a whole lot uglier.

The Rise and Fall and Rise of Newt Gingrich

Bob Cesca | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics
Bob Cesca

The approximately 45-day pattern of elevating a candidate, then watching as that candidate melts down has apparently lapped itself, since Newt Gingrich has already been elevated and subsequently disintegrated back in May and June.

If a Candidate for President Doesn't Actually Want to Be President Should We Care?

Keli Goff | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Keli Goff

There is an argument to be made that when candidates run solely for the sake of entertainment (their own entertainment or ours) they distract us from discussing the real issues that matter, with the candidates that will ultimately matter.

Colbert On Gingrich's Fake Twitter Followers

Posted 10.03.2011 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert isn't nearly as pessimistic about Newt Gingrich's fledging presidential campaign as many prognosticators seem to be. As Gingrich himse...

The Ryan Budget Acid Test

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Republican Party has now made supporting the Ryan budget its acid test for 2012. By forcing the issue in such a major way with Gingrich, the message to the rest of the Republican candidates is loud and clear: "Support the Ryan plan -- or else."

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 Gingrich 2012: Will He Run For President? (PREDICT)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Will Newt Gingrich run for president in 2012? Predict it below! Think you predicted correctly? Make predictions for other potential contende...

Newt Gingrich's Campaign Blueprint

Stuart Whatley | Posted 01.12.2012 | Books
Stuart Whatley

Fortuitously, if Newt Gingrich does indeed declare his presidential candidacy, we'll already have a blueprint for his campaign available, which he published last year as a direct challenge to Barack Obama.

Newt Gingrich Reportedly Moving Closer To Presidential Run

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich intends to take a formal step toward entering the 2012 presidential race within the next two wee...

Newt Gingrich: EPA Should Be Eliminated

AP | By MIKE GLOVER | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich called Tuesday for the elimination of the Environmental Protection Agency, which he wants to re...

Newt Gingrich Reportedly Planning 2012 Presidential Run

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich has told insiders that he plans to run for president in 2012, with Georgia as his base, the Atlanta Journal-Co...

Amanda Terkel

Newt Gingrich Leaning Toward Presidential Run | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich continued to tease the media on Sunday, saying that he is now leaning toward running for p...

Newt Gingrich Cashing In, Brewing Buzz About Possible 2012 Run

AP | BEN EVANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Newt Gingrich may be running for the Republican presidential nomination. Or maybe he is just running all the way to the bank. The ...

Newt Gingrich's Ex-Wife Goes Public: Messy Relationship Life, Meltdowns, And 2012

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new Esquire profile of Newt Gingrich offers a rare glimpse into the personal life and political ambitions of the former House Speaker as he vies to ...

Newt Gingrich: 'I've Never Been This Serious' About Running For President

AP | MIKE GLOVER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Monday he's seriously considering seeking the Republican presidential nomination...

Newt Gingrich's Presidential Ambitions Laughed At By Conservatives

Washington Independent | David Weigel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Lisa Miller found out that former GOP House Speaker Newt Gingrich would be signing books on Saturday in McLean, Va., she hauled out her video cam...