CNN contributor Newt Gingrich revived a debunked claim about Boko Haram's designation as a terror group in order to attack former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Speaking to attendees at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines, Gingrich...Show More Summary
This article appears in the Winter 2015 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here. W hen Republicans took control of the House of Representatives in 1994 for the first time in 40 years, one of Speaker Newt Gingrich’s earliest...Show More Summary
(AP Photo/Denis Paquin) House Speaker Newt Gingrich of Georgia, gestures while addressing a rally at Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 7, 1995, on the completion of the Republicans' “Contract with America.” While promisingShow More Summary
Tim Pawlenty, Newt Gingrich, and Mitt Romney all created standards in their presidential runs with the implication that by re-electing Barack Obama in 2012, the nation's economy would never meet them, as Steve Benen writes for Maddowblog. Show More Summary
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
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 [...]
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
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
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, 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
• 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.
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
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 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
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 [...]
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
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
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.
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
"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.