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Gingrich Claims Trump Isn't Going To Hurt The Republican Party

ABC continues to prove that they're willing to have a race the the bottom with the rest of our corporate media and their effort to become Fox-lite with guests like their resident troll under the bridge, Newt Gingrich, and his buddies...Show More Summary

'Sesame Street' Headed To HBO

What a shame that this brilliant children's show couldn't be publicly funded completely (because as you know, we can't have nice things because of Newt Gingrich) and will now be a tool which will be used to lure even more people into the monopoly world of cable. Show More Summary

Open Thread - GOP Bingo, The Cards Don't Change

I came across this Bingo Card from one of the GOP debates from 2012 and was struck with how little has changed in GOP rhetoric. It's hard not to miss "Newt Gingrich, Super Reagan Expert" tho. Open Thread below.

'This Week' Calls On Newt Gingrich To Give GOP Debate Advice

The panel discussion on This Week on ABC featured disgraced former House Speaker and resident troll under the bridge, Newt Gingrich, to discuss the upcoming GOP Debate in Cleveland with the behemoth in the room, Donald Trump. KARL: So, Mr. Show More Summary

Gingrich-Connected PR Firm Issues Baffling Response To WSJ Disclosure Failure

The Wall Street Journal had to issue an "amplification" to a Newt Gingrich op-ed after it was revealed the paper failed to disclose Gingrich's financial ties to a group involved in the piece's subject. A PR firm associated with Gingrich...Show More Summary

WSJ Allows Gingrich To Boost Anti-Consumer Group Without Disclosing He's Paid By Them

The Wall Street Journal published an op-ed by Newt Gingrich attacking the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and promoting the U.S. Consumer Coalition without disclosing that the anti-CFPB group employs him as a paid adviser. Show More Summary

Flashback to 2006: Dennis Hastert helped cover up a teen sex abuse scandal

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Dennis Hastert Dennis Hastert looked like the clean member of Republican House leadership in the late 1990s and early 2000s. He didn't have affairs, that we knew of, like Newt Gingrich or Bob Livingston. He wasn't indicted for campaign finance violations or involved in the Jack Abramoff scandal like Tom DeLay. Show More Summary

Rove Warns That Big Donors Could Punish GOP Candidates Who Attack Each Other

Bush's brain says the Big Money Boyz don't want a repeat of Newt Gingrich's attacks on Mitt Romney. Rove appeared on Fox's Happening Now this Monday and was asked by host Jon Scott whether he though the size of the GOP presidential primary field was going to do damage to the party. Show More Summary

Does Newt Gingrich's New Job Mean The End Of His CNN Employment?

CNN declined to comment on whether Newt Gingrich is still employed at the network in light of news that he is joining the world's largest law firm. Gingrich will start working for Dentons in June as a "senior advisor" in its public policy and regulation practice. Show More Summary

America Doesn't Need Another 'Contract With America'—Not Even a Liberal One

Bill de Blasio says he wants to do what Newt Gingrich did in 1994, but for progressives. Maybe he should stop saying that.The New York mayor, joined by Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and economist Joseph Stiglitz, RELATED POST PROFILESHARE

Hillary's GOP rivals line up for Adelson's cash

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

"If this was any person but Hillary Clinton," Newt Gingrich said Sunday of foreign donations to the Clintons' global charity, "they'd be under indictment right now for a clearly straightforward problem." Coming from the former speaker of the House, that statement was doubly ironic. Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich Accuses Clintons Of Accepting Bribes From Foreign Governments

Anyone else waiting for these Sunday shows to spend an entire weekend focusing on these Super PACS and how much money pouring into them are from foreign donors? I'm not holding my breath. I think the last person anyone should be hearing...Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich Suddenly Concerned About Foreign Money Influencing American Politics

If we weren't already sure that former disgraced House Speaker turned CNN contributor Newt Gingrich's middle name was Huge-Flaming-Hypocrite, The Daily Beast's Jackie Kucinich left no doubt on this Sunday's Inside Politics: KUCINICH:...Show More Summary

CNN's Newt Gingrich Parrots Debunked Right-Wing Smear About Hillary Clinton And Boko Haram

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

When Liberals Were Organized

7 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Vox Pop

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

Key to Understanding the New Congress: Gingrich's Contract With America

8 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Vox Pop

  (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

Benen: Obama Bests GOP Economic Goals

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

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

9 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

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