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All Product Experiences are Personal

There's a well-worn saying in the world of politics: "All politics is local", spawned by former House Speaker Tip O'Neill, who explained that a politician succeeds by understanding the needs of the people who voted them into office.Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich Says The Man Who Gave Him $15 Million Has Too Much Influence

Newt Gingrich complaining about the influence of wealthy donors would be like Sarah Palin complaining about elected officials who quit their elected posts for fame, money and glory. Former House speaker Newt Gingrich (R), whose 2012 presidential bid was boosted by $15 million spent by casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife, on Friday decried […]

Pelosi award marks her legacy as disciple of eugenicist Margaret Sanger

by Paul Rondeau March 28, 2014 ( - Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi received Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s highest honor, the Margaret Sanger award. It’s fitting that the award go to this modern day reincarnation of Margaret Sanger: another rich, white, progressive who…

In Hyperpartisan Era, Only Candidates Can Change Outcomes

Former House Speaker Tip O’Neill famously said that all politics is local. And it mostly was, in his time: He was first elected to the Massachusetts legislature’s lower house in 1936 and became its speaker in 1949, and was first elected to the U.S. Show More Summary

Gingrich Didn't Always Take Issue With John Kerry's Climate Change Rhetoric

CNN co-host and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is calling for Secretary of State John Kerry's resignation for comparing climate change to a "weapon of mass destruction." However, media coverage of Gingrich's call has largely left...Show More Summary

Gingrich Blasts Blitzer for ‘Remarkably Selective’ Outrage over Nugent’s Obama Remarks

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

The host of CNN’s Crossfire, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, took a swipe at the “remarkably selective” outrage on his own network over rock star Ted Nugent’s offensive comments about President Barack Obama.

Newt Gingrich to John Kerry: Resign

Washington (CNN) – Newt Gingrich is calling for Secretary of State John Kerry to step down. In a series of tweets, the CNN Crossfire co-host, former House speaker and 2012 GOP presidential candidate described Kerry as "delusional" after the secretary of state's remarks about climate change being "the greatest challenge of our generation." In a […]

Actually, Mr. President, College Isn’t for Everyone

President Barack Obama’s most recent State of the Union address has been widely praised as one of his best ever—with even conservative critics like former House Speaker Newt Gingrich calling it “powerful.” It’s pretty much beyond dispute at this point that the president knows what he’s doing when he takes the podium.

Former Speaker Hastert Calls for Immigration Overhaul

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert says former colleagues should pass an immigration overhaul.

Gingrich: Hillary Won't Be Stopped by 'Nitpicking Smaller Issues' Like Benghazi

Appearing on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said that Hillary Clinton would not be defeated in 2016 due to any revelations about Benghazi, calling focus on Benghazi “nitpicking smaller issues.” Gingrich stated: I think any Republican strategy which tries to nibble at Hillary Clinton is hopeless. Show More Summary

Hall of Famer Tarkenton Joins Push for Social Security Reform

On January 16, Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton is slated to join former House Speaker Dennis Hastert and Association of Mature American Citizens president Dan Weber at a press conference, where they will announce a joint lobbying effort directed at creating what they term a Social Security Guarantee. Show More Summary

'Amateur paleontologist' Newt Gingrich says global warming is A-OK

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Speaking on CNN's Crossfire last night, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich argued that a hotter planet may be just fine — because dinosaurs and perpetual Caribbean vacations. Read more...

Gingrich Takes On Robert Reich: Every Major City With Mass Poverty ‘Run by Democrats’

4 months agoNews : Mediaite

On ABC's This Week With George Stephanopoulos, a discussion on the flagging war on poverty turned into a debate between former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich over the partisan sources of income inequality, with Gingrich claiming that Democratic-controlled cities were abscesses of poverty.

Robert Reich Hammers Newt Gingrich: GOP 'Not Taking Responsibility' for Increasing Poverty

Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich (D) on Sunday lashed out of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) after he refused to accept the Republican Party's role in the increasing poverty and income inequality in the U.S. Former Secretary...Show More Summary

Gingrich's advice to Radel: Rehab can't be gimmick

Former House speaker says GOP lawmaker "won't survive" if stint in rehab is a "gimmick."

Pelosi: I Never Met ‘Anybody Who Liked His or Her Plan’

Asked whether she needed to apologize to the formerly insured who have lost their health insurance plans, former House Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said, “Did I ever tell my constituents that if they liked their plan they could keep it? I would have if I’d ever met anybody who liked his or her plan. Show More Summary

@barackobama ripping off Newt Gingrich’s new book Breakout.

ou know, doing that sort of thing isn’t actually a bad plan: Newt Gingrich is a pretty good idea man. But you think that the President could have attributed his sources: President Obama lifted the theme of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s new book “Breakout” during a video interview with the Wall Street Journal. Show More Summary

Pelosi Does Letterman's Top Ten List: 'The Tea Party Isn't Nearly as Much Fun as it Sounds'

As NewsBusters reported Monday, former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) had been asked to do David Letterman's Top Ten List on the CBS Late Show election night. Most of her offerings Tuesday were somewhat apolitical, but the top...Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich: Christie 'one of the top contenders' in 2016

(CNN) - Former House Speaker and CNN host Newt Gingrich says he sees New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as a major candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. Gingrich was on CNN's "New Day" Tuesday morning talking about the prospects and implications of the day's elections that include governors races in New Jersey and Virginia. […]

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