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Peggy Noonan Calls Leon Panetts's New Book 'Obnoxiously Partisan'

Peggy Noonan, who writes for that great bastion of non-partisanship, The Wall Street Journal, doubled down on her assertion that Leon Panetta's new book was too mean to Republicans like Newt Gingrich, David Petraeus and her hero St.Show More Summary

On Monday’s Radio Show…

• Callista Gingrich, President of Gingrich Productions and wife to Newt Gingrich, discusses her newest installment in the “Ellis the Elephant” children’s book series, “From Sea to Shining Sea.” • Former Governor of New Mexico, Governor Gary Johnson, gives his 2014 midterm election predictions.

3 Classic Ways Newt Gingrich Shuts Down Crazy People in Facebook Q&A

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

Newt Gingrich — the CNN contributor and former House Speaker who revels in shutting people down — held a Q&A on his Facebook page Thursday and showed he’s still got it when it comes to dismissing anyone who gets in his peripheral vision.

How to Resuscitate CNN’s Crossfire, Again

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

It looks like CNN’s Crossfire reboot is receiving the kind of slow death that would be considered cruel and unusual by humanities groups if the show were an actual person (or if Newt Gingrich weren’t one of the casualties).

Bachmann trying to position herself as the anti-Hillary. To be fair, she is nothing like Hillary.

6 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Rep. Michele Bachmann may be leaving the House in January, but she's working hard to avoid fading into the obscurity she so richly deserves. Bachmann is planning a series of speeches and consulting with Newt Gingrich on how to stay in the public eye after leaving office. Show More Summary

Ebola Case In Texas

6 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Washington Post is reporting that a case of Ebola has been detected in Texas. Newt Gingrich will feel vindicated... and then all the facts will come out and it'll most likely turn out to have nothing to do with illegal immigration or ISIS. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

C-SPAN Transcript Causes Gingrich to Slam Obama for Something He Didn’t Even Say

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

On Tuesday, Newt Gingrich proved why you should always watch someone make a speech before criticizing what they said in that speech.

Rove Warns of ‘Democratic Cash Advantage’ over GOP in Midterms

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

It's a nice life, when on one political show Newt Gingrich can tout the RNC's fundraising victory over the DNC while GOP strategist Karl Rove can fret on another network about the Democrats' "cash advantage" heading into the midterm...

When the Republicans went insane: Newt Gingrich, Fox News, Grover Norquist and the roots of today’s shameful intransigence

Understanding the GOP revolution means studying the mid-'90s, when Fox and Drudge began, and tax pledges meant all

Why keep elderly convicts behind bars?

6 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

To the editor: As a researcher seeking to improve the justice system, I agree wholeheartedly with much of what Newt Gingrich and B. Wayne Hughes Jr. say about the incarceration of low-level offenders in California. Unfortunately, they fail to mention one of the most rapidly growing prison...

Next Gingrich: Immigrants Could Bring Ebola Across The Border

Newt Gingrich and Tom Delay took part in a walk down memory lane to celebrate their 1994 Contract With America with some of their former playmates: A half-dozen lawmakers joined nearly 40 former colleagues, including former speaker Newt...Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich blasts Obama for “the arrogance of the way he golfs”

The former speaker of the House and presidential candidate on how Obama's golf swing will doom his final two years

Quote of the Day #2: Pick an Issue, Any Issue

From self-declared visionary Newt Gingrich, asked what the Republican agenda should be for this year's campaign: I don’t actually care what it is, for the next seven weeks, as long as it exists. Come on, folks! Just pick anything that sounds good and rally around it. Does Newt have to do all your thinking for you?

Newt Gingrich Says Obama Is Sooo Arrogant He Even Golfs Arrogantly

YouTube If anyone knows arrogance, it would have to be serial philanderer and human pudding pop Newt Gingrich.

Monday Morning Open Thread: Imaginary Gardens, Genuine Toads

Much as I respect the man, a Bernie Sanders presidential campaign in 2016 would be a Jesse Jackson 1988 campaign, or a Newt Gingrich 2012 campaign; mostly personal-brand enhancement, with a media-friendly gloss about the Overton Window. But, as per those past campaigns, there’s also the “discourage the dreamers” spoiler effect… and that’s clearly why [Read more...]

Gingrich Praises Obama’s ‘Very Strong’ Address: ‘Most Pro-American Speech’ of Presidency

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

CNN contributor Newt Gingrich said Wednesday night that President Barack Obama's Oval Office address outlining a four-point strategy to confront ISIS was strong, and above all pro-American, speech. Perhaps the former House Speaker felt Obama took notes from his imagined pseudo-Reagan draft from last week.

Van Jones, TV host, author, columnist, activist

Van Jones may be the hardest-working man in progressive creation. Each week, as co-host of CNN’s political-battlefield program Crossfire, Jones delights in holding his own against conservatives like Newt Gingrich, even taking Michele Bachmann to task for comparing border children to criminals. Show More Summary

Obama’s words disconnected from action

Speaking on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Newt Gingrich remarked that President Obama’s turnaround on taking unilateral action on immigration reform is “one more example of Obama being incapable of figuring out how to do whatever he promises he’s going to do.” He suggested that this is becoming a problem: “This is going to pile […]

Newt Gingrich Blasts Obama As "Cowardly" For Not Taking Immigration Action He Deemed "Unconstitutional"

Newt Gingrich is accusing President Obama of cowardice for delaying planned executive action on immigration reform, the same proposed executive action Gingrich previously deemed "unconstitutional" and indicative of a "Venezuelan-style-anything-I-want-is-legal-presidency." On...Show More Summary

Gingrich: ‘We’re Better Off’ with Obama Not Having ISIS Strategy

7 months agoNews : Mediaite

CNN host and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich may be the only Republican who doesn’t think President Barack Obama‘s “we don’t have a strategy” admission is entirely bad.

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