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Amanda Terkel

GOP Congressman Proposes That Poor Students Sweep Floors In Exchange For Lunch

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) wants kids to learn early in life that there's no such thing as a free lunch. To make sure they absorb that l...

Child Janitor Explains Confronting Newt

Manassas Park Patch | Jamie M. Rogers | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

"My mother wanted us to go to a private school because she wanted us to have the best education," said Cendejas, as he sat at a small restaurant back ...

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 Defends Controversial Claim, Gets Standing Ovation

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

During Monday night's Republican debate in South Carolina, moderator Juan Williams asked former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to respond to criticism he...

Gingrich Addresses Controversial Past Claims About Race, Class

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich faced tough questions Saturday about his past statements on race and class, making a rare ap...

Donna Ballman: Why Repealing Child Labor Laws Is a Truly Stupid Idea

Red Room | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics
Red Room

Before you jump on the "repeal child labor laws" bandwagon, I urge you to inform yourself. Do we really want to go that far backward? It's time to look forward, to figure out how to get adults back to work.

Gingrich Makes a Mess with Janitors Claim

Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

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

Chuck E. Cheese Fined For Multiple Child Labor Law Violations

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.13.2011 | Business

Chuck E. Cheese, that famed birthday party venue "where a kid can be a kid," has allegedly been forcing some children to grow up a bit too fast. T...

Public or Private: Unemployment Hurts the Economy

Doug Moore | Posted 02.05.2012 | Los Angeles
Doug Moore

When Newt Gingrich proposed that students take over cleaning our schools, he was rightly denounced for wanting to eliminate child labor laws. But not a word has been said about the low-wage janitors who would lose their jobs.

Would You Trust Newt Gingrich With Your Children?

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 02.05.2012 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

Jesus said: "Let the little children come to me..." Gingrich seems to respond by saying: "And give them a mop to clean up after my mess."

Gingrich Touts Controversial Janitor Proposal

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich defended on Thursday his controversial plan to have schoolchildren from poor neighborhoods serve as ja...

Gingrich Doubles Down On Questionable Child Labor Proposal

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich clarified his comment calling child labor laws "stupid" Monday in an interview with The Washington Pos...

7 Other Union Jobs For Kids Under President Gingrich

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.22.2011 | Comedy

Newt Gingrich made an astounding proposal last weekend in which he expressed the belief that America is ignoring an untapped labor resource: Children....

VIDEO: Newt Gingrich Ad on Stupid Child Labor Laws

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 01.21.2012 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

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Newt Gingrich Makes Shocking Comment On Child Labor Laws

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich called child labor laws "stupid" Friday in an appearance at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. ...