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Lee Atwater and the GOP's Race Problem

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

In too many ways, the GOP of 2012 could not plausibly deny that which has become too plain to ignore -- that it is the part of antipathy to difference and social change.

Imagining the Hateful Obama

Gary Dorrien | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics
Gary Dorrien

Obama is a lightning rod for the politics of fear and loathing, which raises delicate choices for Republicans running for president.

Challenge Campaign of Insults, Slurs vs. Obama

Rev. Jesse Jackson | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics
Rev. Jesse Jackson

American presidents have always been fair game for public criticism. But isn't it past time that we challenge the campaign of insult, racial slur and utter disrespect that has been unleashed on Barack Obama?

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?

Jason Linkins

Gingrich: 'I Can Beat Barack Obama'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

The first question during Thursday night's GOP presidential debate went to former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. Moderator Bret Baier of Fox News, citin...

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...

Newt Pledges To Dog Obama

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

By THOMAS BEAUMONT, ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHNSTON, Iowa -- Newt Gingrich grinned as he pledged to dog President Barack Obama at every turn and from coa...

Sam Stein

Romney Questions Whether Gingrich Has What It Takes To Beat Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

Underscoring the extent to which Newt Gingrich has emerged as a viable candidate in the Republican primary, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the...

Gingrich Draws Questionable Distinction Between Occupy Wall Street Protests And Tea Party

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich appeared on CBS' "The Early Show" Wednesday morning, sympathizing with the anger behind Occupy Wall St...

Newt Gingrich: 'I Will Endure The Challenges'

AP | SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 08.12.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — Newt Gingrich says he will continue fighting for the Republican nomination for president "no matter what it takes." Speaking Sund...

Gingrich Back In The Spotlight After Campaign Rocked

AP | SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 08.12.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — Just days after his top staff resigned en masse, Newt Gingrich on Sunday sought to reboot his troubled presidential bid with a for...

The Republican Primary Gets Poetic

John Lundberg | Posted 07.20.2011 | Media
John Lundberg

The 2012 Republican primary has produced its first work of art, in the form of a wacky, testosterone-laced missive from the Gingrich campaign.

Gingrich: Obama State Of The Union Address 'Shallow'

AP | MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is deriding President Barack Obama's State of the Union address as "shallow and lacking...

Robert Gibbs On Newt Gingrich's 'Kenyan' Comments: He's Trying To Appeal To Birthers

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs responded Monday to recent claims by Newt Gingrich that President Obama was defined by a "Kenyan, anti-coloni...

Sam Stein

Newt Gingrich Slammed For Saying Obama May Hold 'Kenyan, Anti-Colonial' Worldview

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fueling the myth mongering that Barack Obama is not a natural-born U.S. citizen, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said in a recent interview that th...

Gingrich: Obama 'Most Radical President In American History' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS (Associated Press) -- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a potential presidential candidate in 2012, called Barack Obama on Thursday "the...

Newt Gingrich Praises Obama's 'Political Courage' On Afghanistan

AP | DAN SEWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CINCINNATI — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is praising President Barack Obama for showing political courage on Afghanistan. The Georgia Re...

Sam Stein

Gingrich: Obama Should Humbly Admit He Blew Gates Reaction

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich Friday morning ventured into the racial and political debate over the arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates...

Sam Stein

Newt Gingrich: "McCarthyist" Obama Wants To "Put Terrorists On Welfare" (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview that was fiery even by his standards, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich accused the Obama administration of coddling terrorists, tarr...

Smiles for Smirks

Sean Penn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sean Penn

The criticisms of President Obama's warm greeting toward President Chavez of Venezuela have been the posturing of our nation's most bitter and humanly impotent voices.

Gingrich Slams Obama Over Chavez Greeting At Summit Of The Americas

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich charged Monday that President Barack Obama's cordial greeting with Venezuela's Hugo Chavez sends...

Obama Puppy Fixation 'Fairly Stupid': Newt Gingrich

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich weighed in Sunday on news that the first family has finally settled on a new puppy for daughters Malia a...

Sam Stein

Gingrich: Obama Pursuing A "Fantasy Foreign Policy" (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Perennial GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich accused Barack Obama Sunday of having a "fantasy foreign policy" for calling for global summit on n...

Sam Stein

Gingrich Claims "Disastrous" Bush-Obama Continuity

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It has been fascinating to watch as conservatives at the Conservative Political Action Conference have run from, if not openly exhibited disdain for, ...

Gingrich: Obama A "Phenomena In American Politics"

ABC News | DIANE SAWYER, ROBERT MORRISSEY and JONANN BRADY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said today that last year he would have picked Sen. Hillary Clinton to win the Democratic presidential nomin...