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Gingrich: House Benghazi Report Was ‘Co-Opted by the CIA’

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

After the House of Representatives released a report indicating that the Benghazi attacks were not the result of CIA inaction nor of “an intelligence failure”, Newt Gingrich appeared on CNN today to explain why they made that conclusion: they were obviously co-opted by the CIA.

The price of justice: The less you have, the more it costs

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

Open thread for night owls: FAIR critiques Keystone XL media coverage

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

More Lies From ALEC About Climate Change

American Legislative Exchange Council CEO Lisa B. Nelson helped House Speaker Newt Gingrich promote his Contract with America in the mid-1990s. I don't envy Lisa B. Nelson, the new CEO at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). If...Show More Summary

More Lies From ALEC About Climate Change

American Legislative Exchange Council CEO Lisa B. Nelson helped House Speaker Newt Gingrich promote his Contract with America in the mid-1990s. I don't envy Lisa B. Nelson, the new CEO at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). If...Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich and Jay Z Came Together on Sentencing Reform. Maybe There's a Lesson for Congress?

Fresh off their sweeping victory in last week's election, Republicans have begun mapping out a policy agenda for the 114th Congress. President Obama has pledged to work with GOP leaders to find common ground, while the pundits predict two more years of gridlock. Show More Summary

Newt Gingrich and Jay Z Came Together on Sentencing Reform. Maybe There's a Lesson for Congress?

Fresh off their sweeping victory in last week's election, Republicans have begun mapping out a policy agenda for the 114th Congress. President Obama has pledged to work with GOP leaders to find common ground, while the pundits predict two more years of gridlock. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Cauldron of Rum and Eye of Newt Gingrich FRIDAY!

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

Michele Bachmann Wants to Be the ‘Next’ Newt Gingrich; Newt Not So Sure About It

last monthNews : Mediaite

Come next year, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) will be out of Congress and figuring out how to be the next Newt Gingrich.

Battling Polarization in Politics: Why Van Jones, Newt Gingrich, Ralph Nader and the Tea Party Are Working Together

In the San Francisco Bay Area, where trans-everything is popular, a new political movement is taking form: transpartisanship. From Van Jones, Ralph Nader, and Joan Blades on the left, to Newt Gingrich, Grover Norquist and George Shultz...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 […]

Peggy Noonan Calls Leon Panetts's New Book 'Obnoxiously Partisan'

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

On Monday’s Radio Show…

• 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.

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.

How to Resuscitate CNN’s Crossfire, Again

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

It looks like CNN’s Crossfire reboot is receiving the kind of slow death that would be considered cruel and unusual by humanities groups if the show were an actual person (or if Newt Gingrich weren’t one of the casualties).

Bachmann trying to position herself as the anti-Hillary. To be fair, she is nothing like Hillary.

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

Ebola Case In Texas

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Washington Post is reporting that a case of Ebola has been detected in Texas. Newt Gingrich will feel vindicated... and then all the facts will come out and it'll most likely turn out to have nothing to do with illegal immigration or ISIS. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

C-SPAN Transcript Causes Gingrich to Slam Obama for Something He Didn’t Even Say

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

On Tuesday, Newt Gingrich proved why you should always watch someone make a speech before criticizing what they said in that speech.

Rove Warns of ‘Democratic Cash Advantage’ over GOP in Midterms

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

It's a nice life, when on one political show Newt Gingrich can tout the RNC's fundraising victory over the DNC while GOP strategist Karl Rove can fret on another network about the Democrats' "cash advantage" heading into the midterm...

When the Republicans went insane: Newt Gingrich, Fox News, Grover Norquist and the roots of today’s shameful intransigence

Understanding the GOP revolution means studying the mid-'90s, when Fox and Drudge began, and tax pledges meant all

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