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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...

No Work for the Willing

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.26.2012 | Business
Marian Wright Edelman

Most young men and women today want to work hard, but for those under 25 years old, work has often been impossible to find.

Newt's Wacky Ideas Could Get Him Into Trouble

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

By Ros Krasny COCOA BEACH, Florida--Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich likes to be known as an ideas guy. His brainstorms can seem...

Lila Shapiro

WATCH: Janitors Fire Back At Newt Gingrich

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 01.19.2012 | Business

Despite his current surge in the South Carolina polls, Newt Gingrich's star is not rising among one group of workers who have been a key talking point...

Lila Shapiro

Newt's Idea Of Hiring Schoolchildren, Firing Janitors Won't Solve Jobs Crisis -- Or Any Other

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 01.18.2012 | Business

During Monday night's Republican debate in South Carolina, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich continued to promote his controversial strategy to fight...

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 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 ...

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...

Howard Fineman

Union Leader Editor Loves Newt Gingrich's Plan To Replace School Custodians With Students

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Joe McQuaid, president and publisher of the New Hampshire Union Leader -- the dominant newspaper in a crucial early primary state -- lik...

Dave Jamieson

Newt Gingrich's Cavalier View Of Janitorial Work Challenged By Facts

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich argued at an address at Harvard University last week that American school systems should...

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....