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Scott Brown locks up key dead New Hampshire Republican endorsement

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

He'll take whatever endorsement he can get. Monday morning, Foster's Daily Democrat in New Hampshire published a blistering attack on Sen. Jeanne Shaheen by former House Speaker Marshall Cobleigh. Cobleigh wrote that she "is a big part of the problem" in high gas prices. Show More Summary

It’s A Miracle: Dead Republican Writes Op-Ed To Attack NH Democrat In Senate Race

The New Hampshire Republican party is worshipping the dead. For some reason, Foster’s Daily Democrat published an op-ed attacking Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) by former House Speaker Marshall Cobleigh, the latter of which has been dead since 2009. Scott Brown (R-MA, NH, Wherevs) is Shaheen’s challenger, so they raised the dead to write, “As is usual with poll-driven [...]

This reporter helped take down South Carolina's most powerful lawmaker

On Friday, South Carolina’s former House Speaker, Bobby Harrell, completed his journey from being one of the state’s most powerful politicians to being a government rat. Harrell, a Republican who had already relinquished the Speaker's role under pressure, pleaded guilty in a state court to six counts of misusing campaign funds. Show More Summary

Callista Gingrich has more in common with Russell Brand than you might think

Quick, what does Callista Gingrich, wife of former house speaker Newt Gingrich, have in common with kooky British actor Russell Brand? Hint: It’s the same thing she shares with Madonna, Will Smith and Jerry Seinfeld.  This unlikely collection of folks are all authors of children’s books.  Gingrich’s latest kiddie tome debuted today. “Sea to Shining Sea” is […]

3 Classic Ways Newt Gingrich Shuts Down Crazy People in Facebook Q&A

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Newt Gingrich — the CNN contributor and former House Speaker who revels in shutting people down — held a Q&A on his Facebook page Thursday and showed he’s still got it when it comes to dismissing anyone who gets in his peripheral vision.

Nancy Pelosi to Appear with Chris Christie at Prisoner Rehab Center

Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is scheduled to appear beside New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at the opening of a new prisoner re-entry facility in Jersey City, New Jersey on Monday. Joining Christie and Pelosi will be former governors...Show More Summary

Gingrich Praises Obama’s ‘Very Strong’ Address: ‘Most Pro-American Speech’ of Presidency

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

CNN contributor Newt Gingrich said Wednesday night that President Barack Obama's Oval Office address outlining a four-point strategy to confront ISIS was strong, and above all pro-American, speech. Perhaps the former House Speaker felt Obama took notes from his imagined pseudo-Reagan draft from last week.

Gingrich: ‘We’re Better Off’ with Obama Not Having ISIS Strategy

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

CNN host and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich may be the only Republican who doesn’t think President Barack Obama‘s “we don’t have a strategy” admission is entirely bad.

Supreme Court Must Resolve Obamacare Chaos

Ilya Shapiro When the Affordable Care Act was being debated in Congress, former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi infamously insisted that “we have to pass the bill to find out what’s in it.” It turns out, however, that the Obama administration—which...Show More Summary

Gingrich: No One Would Mind Obama’s Golfing if He Were Like Reagan

4 months agoNews : Mediaite

CNN host and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has a new column defending Barack Obama from criticism of how often the president golfs. Sort of. In a column at his website, Gingrich says the number of times Obama golfs doesn’t matter because he’s a terrible president regardless: The problem with President Obama’s golf outings is [...]

Gingrich: Executive Amnesty Could Cause Dem ‘Civil War’

On Tuesday’s “Laura Ingraham Show,” former House Speaker Newt Gingrich predicted that executive amnesty by President Obama could lead to a “civil war” within the Democratic Party, and “may well be the final destruction of much of the...Show More Summary

Tom Marino: Nancy Pelosi Acts Like She’s Royalty [Video]

U.S. Congressman Tom Marino is not backing down after his confrontation with former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, during which she allegedly twice accused him of being an “insignificant person.” Insisting on zero tolerance, Marino claimed that Pelosi not only dissed him, but by extension dissed the vast majority of middle-class Americans. As The Inquisitr previously

200,000+ Sign Petition To Move 'Sad Bear' To Better Life In Canada

5 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Arturo the polar bear, living in a cramped and hot zoo enclosure in Argentina, is the subject of an online campaign that includes, among others, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.

Newt Gingrich: Help me save this adorable sad polar bear

Noted animal enthusiast Newt Gingrich has joined the campaign to transfer a lonely polar bear from Argentina to Canada. The former House Speaker posted a short video to Facebook urging supports to sign a petition on asking...Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich records personal PSA for a sad polar bear

Former House speaker and Republican candidate for president Newt Gingrich is the latest public figure to use social media and a sad face to advance a good cause. “If you love animals the way I do you’re going to want to sign the petition to save the Argentinian polar bear Arturo,” says Gingrich in a 14-second video posted on his […]

Gingrich: HillaryCare Gave 'Broader' Corporate Rights than Hobby Lobby Decision

On Sunday’s “This Week” on ABC, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich criticized the “hysteria” that is a result of last week’s Hobby Lobby decision from the Supreme Court coming from some quarters of the left. Gingrich pointed out that...Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich Predicts the Future

The former House speaker loves Dallas Buyers Club, fears Michael Bloomberg, and says Congress needs a total overhaul.

Tip O’Neill’s granddaughter gets married to longtime girlfriend in Maryland

They’d been best friends for 12 years and in a relationship for nearly six, when Michaela O’Neill Daniel, the granddaughter of former House speaker Thomas P. “Tip” O’Neill, Jr., proposed to Lindsay Sariena Greene last October during an evening walk along the Hudson River in Manhattan. Show More Summary

The Voters Who Saved Thad Cochran

Sen. Thad Cochran, in cobbling together his victory margin, employed the most basic rules of politics as articulated by former House Speaker Tip O’Neill: All politics is local, and voters like to be asked.

John McCallum — 3rd place finisher in CD 1 primary — endorses Buddy Carter

From the Savannah Morning News’ John McCallum endorses Buddy Carter in congressional race: With 20.5 percent of the votes, McCallum, a businessman and aide to former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, finished third among the crowded field of six candidates in the May 20 primary, just 1,175 votes shy of second-place finisher Bob Johnson. His endorsement […]

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