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Gingrich: Koch's Unlimited Spending Needed To 'Offset' Barbara Walters And 'Elite Media'

Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Sunday asserted that individuals should be able to donate unlimited amounts of money to candidates because billionaires Charles and David Koch were needed to overcome the power...Show More Summary

Oil Prices Really Low; Credit To Obama?

No, the president doesn’t control oil prices. But when they were high he was attacked by the right. It was nearly three years ago when then-presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich settled on his top campaign issue: the disgraced former House Speaker said he would push an energy policy that would lead to $2.50 gas. Indeed, in [...]

The price of justice: The less you have, the more it costs

I thought it strange when Newt Gingrich came out in favor of California's Proposition 47 that reduced prison time for some non-violent offenders. I knew there had to be a financial reward somewhere, but I wasn't sure what it was. His co-author of their Los Angeles Times op-ed was B. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: FAIR critiques Keystone XL media coverage

Every week Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting presents a mini-critique of a few stories the media have (or have not) covered. Here is this week's edition: Blast from the Past. At Daily Kos on this date in 2011—Newt Gingrich takes lead in CNN survey: It's been a decent week for Newt Gingrich. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Cauldron of Rum and Eye of Newt Gingrich FRIDAY!

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark: "Boo!" Edition "According to a new phone poll, 45 percent of Americans are concerned that they'll get ebola. The other 55 percent wouldn’t answer the phone because they thought that might...Show More Summary

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.

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

3 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

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 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

The Rick Perry Mug Shot Was Delicious, If You’re Rick Perry

There’s a saying that goes something like this: “If you shoot the king, you’d better kill him.”   This means, if you don’t, he’ll get you.  Newt .Gingrich learned this when he went after President Clinton.  The GOP will learn that lesson again if they impeach President Obama, though they may get a smaller lesson with the lawsuit [...]

Buchanan: Don't Impeach Obama

Patrick Buchanan: Republicans should drop the talk of impeachment. For the GOP would gain nothing and risk everything if the people began to take seriously their threats to do to Barack Obama what Newt Gingrich's House did to Bill Clinton.... Show More Summary

Ted Strickland Calls Out Ben Carson For Divisive Remarks Comparing America To Nazi Germany

CNN still looks like they're doing their best to try to compete with Faux "news" in the wingnut department with this latest edition of Crossfire. Co-host and disgraced former Speaker of the House and serial adulterer Newt Gingrich was...Show More Summary

Even Newt Gingrich Is Jumping On The Iran Nuclear Talks Bandwagon Now

Despite formerly calling for military strikes against Tehran, the former Speaker is now hoping that a peaceful deal can be achieved. The post Even Newt Gingrich Is Jumping On The Iran Nuclear Talks Bandwagon Now appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Newt Gingrich Takes Up For The Poor Downtrodden Homophobes

Leave it to CNN's Newt Gingrich to be the one to take up for those poor picked on homophobes following the reaction to the kiss Michael Sam shared with his partner following the news that he was going to be drafted by the St. Louis Rams. From CNN's Crossfire this Monday: GINGRICH: Jamal, let me give you an example. Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich Calls For Public Ownership Of Professional Sports Teams

"Green Bay, not billionaires, is the model" for sports ownership, Gingrich tweets. And that's a great idea. The post Newt Gingrich Calls For Public Ownership Of Professional Sports Teams appeared first on ThinkProgress.

The GOP endorsement-fest

8 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

It's getting hard to keep track of, but we think it goes something like this: Rand Paul endorses Greg Brannon Mike Huckabee endorses Mark Harris Jeb Bush endorses Thom Tillis and in the latest news, Newt Gingrich endorses Juniorberger. We...Show More Summary

Republicans will donate to anything

8 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Raising money for Republicans must be a scam artist's dream, whether you're talking about Newt Gingrich getting millions from Sheldon Adelson to wage a hopeless presidential campaign or you're talking about Karl Rove's exceptional talent at convincing wealthy GOP donors to part with their cash. Show More Summary

Fox's Tantaros: Kathleen Sebelius Was Obama's Human Shield

From the April 11 edition of Fox News' The Five: Previously: No Love Lost Between Conservative Media And Sebelius Upon Her Resignation Newt Gingrich Thinks Kathleen Sebelius Is More Dishonest Than Richard Nixon Ingraham Claims HHS Secretary Sebelius Is "Dedicated To Terminating" Life With "Death Panels" In Parody Voice

Gingrich: Unlimited Campaign Spending Equalizes Middle Class And Billionaires

This is why television makes you stupid. Yesterday on This Week, Jon Karl sat there while utter nonsense flew out of Newt Gingrich's mouth and across the airwaves without giving Newt so much as a sideeye. During a discussion about the horrible McCutcheon v. Show More Summary

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