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Newt Gingrich Thinks Obama Is 'Insensitive' When 'Only Christians' Are Killed

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) blasted President Barack Obama's response to the Oregon shooting, accusing him of callousness because some of the victims were Christian.  "You know, he could have said something about the dangers...Show More Summary

Q&A: Latest developments in Dennis Hastert's case, possible plea deal

last weekNews / Crime : Crimesider

The former House speaker is accused of lying to FBI and breaking banking laws in GOP hush money case

Hastert Negotiating a Plea Deal

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL) “is negotiating a possible guilty plea to charges he agreed to make $3.5 million in hush-money payments to cover up wrongdoing from decades ago,” the Chicago Tribune reports. “The plea negotiations, revealed Monday during [...]

Dennis Hastert and Prosecutors in Talks to Settle Criminal Case

The federal case against former House Speaker Dennis Hastert may not go to trial.

Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert Negotiating Plea Deal in Sexual Misconduct Cover Up Scandal

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Lawyers for Dennis Hastert are reportedly in negotiations about a possible guilty plea to charges the former House Speaker was paying to cover-up alleged sexual misconduct with a former male student. Back in May, Hastert was indicted on charges of st… The post Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert Negotiating Plea Deal in Sexual Misconduct Cover Up Scandal appeared first on Towleroad.

Newt Gingrich To John Boehner: I've Been There

WASHINGTON -- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) has some comforting words for soon-to-be-former Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio): I get it, man. I’ve been there. “John and I both faced the fact that there was a hardcore group,Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich 'More Open' To Ending Death Penalty After Pope's Address

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Newt Gingrich, the former House speaker and onetime Republican presidential candidate, said he is "more open" to eliminating the death penalty after hearing Pope Francis' address to Congress. "I very deeply believe we need to profoundly...Show More Summary

As Pope Francis Visits, New York Times Lauds Pro-Abortion Nancy Pelosi as a “Strong Catholic”

The New York Times‘ Jennifer Steinhauer celebrated the faith of the fiercely pro-abortion former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California on Tuesday, under a laugher of a headline, “At Divisive Moment, Pelosi’s Faith Coexists With Belief in Abortion Rights.” The online headline was even “stronger” in silliness: “In Pelosi, Strong Catholic Faith and Abortion Rights […]

Come Again? NYT Headline: 'In Pelosi, Strong Catholic Faith and Abortion Rights Coexist'

The New York Times' Jennifer Steinhauer celebrated the faith of the fiercely pro-abortion former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California under a laugher of a headline, "At Divisive Moment, Pelosi’s Faith Coexists With Belief in Abortion...Show More Summary

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, On Globalization And The Regulatory Environment

I speak with former speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich, about globalization, the current regulatory environment, and the future global economy.

Hillary's confidante Sidney Blumenthal called John Boehner "louche, alcoholic, and lazy."

Louche! That really hurts. Blumenthal went on to compare Boehner unflatteringly with former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, saying that while Gingrich was "the natural leader of a 'revolution'", Boehner was "careworn and threadbare, banal...Show More Summary

Former House speaker Newt Gingrich: Donald Trump could be GOP nominee

In a roundtable discussion with political reporters and analysts on ABC's "This Week," former House speaker Newt Gingrich said what others may be thinking. Gingrich told guest host Martha Raddatz that Donald Trump, a billionaire businessman, real estate mogul and novice politician, could, in fact, become the Republican presidential nominee. RADDATZ: Could he be the […]

'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

Morning Wrap: The Atticus Finch Files | ACA Challenge Fails | Hastert's Gripes

A 1992 column in Legal Times about Atticus Finch is seen in new light. A federal appeals court rejects a challenge to provisions of the ACA's contraceptive mandate. A lawyer for Dennis Hastert, the former House speaker, has a few words to say about media leaks. Show More Summary

Dennis Hastert and 'Individual A' leave many unanswered questions

One by one, men identified by political insiders and the Kendall County rumor mill have denied being "Individual A," the mysterious figure who prosecutors say took cash from former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert to keep quiet about a dark history with him.

Newt Gingrich: ‘Liberal Media’ Impacts What Issues GOP Can Run On

During an appearance on Meet the Press, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said that as a result of the liberal media there are certain issues that Republicans cannot run on and expect to win.

Quote of the Day

“Most Republicans look at what’s happening and think we’re watching a new stage of left-wing nuttiness. It’s just surreal.” — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R), quoted by the Washington Post.

Newt Gingrich: Tech Reviewer?

4 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

It’s Friday, which makes it a totally appropriate time for a former house speaker’s first byline to appear on the digital pages of Mashable. Newt Gingrich test drives the Apple Watch. And there’s a video. Here it is: my first tech review for @mashable. Show More Summary

Judge Assigned To Dennis Hastert Case To Remain Despite Ties To Former House Speaker

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Durkin will continue to preside over the case against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.), despite having donated to Hastert's campaign in the past. According to the AP, Durkin donated $500 in 2002 and $1,000 to Hastert's campaign in 2004. Show More Summary

Judge who donated to Hastert campaigns will continue to hear hush-money case

Despite acknowledging that a "reasonable person might believe" he might be biased, the Chicago federal judge who heard former House speaker J. Dennis Hastert's not-guilty plea Tuesday will continue handling his case. Prosecutors and Hastert's defense attorneys both agreed to waive U.S. District Judge Thomas M. Durkin's offer of disqualification in letters filed with the […]

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