Former Speaker of The House of Representative Newt Gingrich and his wife Calista Gingrich speak to the media upon arriving at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington DC, April 27, 2013.
There's something culturally sick if the American government says, 'Boy, you put that word constitution in your name, we're going to come after you.'
He also owes every tea party [group] in America, every group called 'patriot,' every group that wants to study the constitution, an apologyMore quotes »
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Don’t focus only on scandal
But history would suggest that a sole focus on scandal could be a loser politically for the GOP. In 1998, then-Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) boldly predicted to the House GOP that they would gain 50 seats if they could successfully prosecute Bill Clinton in 5/20/13 from The Hill Read more »
CNBC’s Harwood: Republicans Might ‘Impede’ Efforts to Change Party If They Are Too Hard on Obama
their shortcomings rather than the White House’s failings. Hill brought up the fact that some senior Republicans, such as Newt Gingrich, have cautioned the party about not going after Obama too aggressively over the scandals. Harwood agreed, adding that the 5/20/13 from Newsbusters Read more »
The GOP should listen to Newt Gingrich
to Newt. He knows that of which he speaks. Over the weekend, the former House speaker took to the airwaves of, well, NPR (a station most GOP leaders were probably not listening to at the time) to caution his congressional successors against "appearing too 5/20/13 from The Week Read more »
Obama and Nixon: A Historical Perspective
to Nixon's Watergate. This, despite caveats from its own sages not to overplay Republican good fortune. "We overreached in 1998," Newt Gingrich admitted recently. He counseled restraint to the Tea Party jihadists he helped spawn. Gingrich recalled how the from The Huffington Post Read more »
House GOP: No Free Lunch for 200,000 Poor Kids
was bad enough that Republicans from Newt Gingrich on down derided Barack Obama as the “food stamp President” during the last campaign. Now they’re trying to take food stamps out of the hands of the hungry. On Wednesday, the House Ag Committee voted to cut from Humanitarian News Read more »