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Why you should care about latest govt budget fight

...president came out of it with the same approval rating as before the crisis, 47 percent, and Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich emerged with the same disapproval rating as before, 57 percent.There's no guarantee, of course, that public...
Outside editorial: Self-interest trumps democracy

...surely Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire gambling magnate who has given a fortune to GOP candidates (particularly Newt Gingrich), as he and his company are under federal investigation on possible illegal influence charges in connection with...
Foreign policy a hurdle for Romney

...reminiscent of how Romney acted and the strategy he employed last winter during the primary season after former House Speaker Newt Gingrich soundly beat him in South Carolina.Romney responded by sharpening his attacks in next-up Florida, and he benefited...
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Debates a shot at finding that 'defining moment'

...a new one into voters' minds.Brett O'Donnell is the debate coach credited with teaching Romney how to deflate Newt Gingrich during the Florida primaries. He says that on Wednesday the GOP nominee needs to confront his video-recorded setback...
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New rules for Medicaid

...the Heritage Foundation and the Center for Health Transformation, founded three years ago by former House speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga. "If you look particularly at the states like Florida that are emphasizing more individual responsibility...
The dangers of an imperial presidency

...will put President Obama on the defensive. But that would be a mistake. House Republicans may repeat then-Speaker Newt Gingrich's blunder and shut down the government, but their other weapons are distinctly small-bore. The new congressional...
A bankrupt idea

...notions that's been floated by Republicans, including former House Speaker (and possible presidential candidate) Newt Gingrich, is bankruptcy for individual states. The practice is forbidden now, and overcoming the legal barriers to it would...
Love, politics in a cynical age

...Teddy Kennedy (remember Chappaquiddick?), Rudy Giuliani (whose ex-wife accused him of "notorious adultery"), Newt Gingrich (married to wife No. 3). And closer to home, Gavin Newsom, the former San Francisco mayor whom Californians elected...
This Day in History

...Industrial Organizations merged to form the AFL-CIO under its first president, George Meany. In 1994, Republicans chose Newt Gingrich to be the first GOP speaker of the House in four decades. In 1995, in the first hint of movement at budget talks...
This Day in History Republican budget-balancing plan. The House Ethics Committee sent a highly critical letter to House Speaker Newt Gingrich, saying he had committed three ethics violations. In 2004, Ohio certified President Bush's 119,000-vote victory...


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