| Jan 1, 2012
Political committees unfettered by donation limits are dominating the last weeks of the presidential nominating contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, funding aggressive attack campaigns that are swamping the efforts of the candidates themselves.
| May 19, 2011
| 6:57 AM
Newt Gingrich’s misstep this week was actually a double fault in Sarah Palin's eyes. Not only did he attack his own party's proposal to reshape Medicare, but he did so while appearing on the oh-so-dreaded "lamestream media."
Palin offered her...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 6:49 PM
So Newt Gingrich is borrowing from the Democrats' oppo-reserach book with his attacks on Mitt Romney's legacy as a leveraged buyout artist. Suddenly leveraged buyouts are "predatory" and "paper shuffling," Gingrich says, according to the NYT. Financed...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 2:00 AM
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.
• From the school of truly stupid...
| May 20, 2011
| 5:42 PM
In case you missed it yesterday, the campaign of Newt Gingrich sent out what's likely the most epic political press statement of all time. Gingrich press secretary Rick Tyler, clearly frustrated with media criticism of his candidate, sent to the...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Who won last night's Republican presidential debate on CNN?
It's a question a lot of pundits have been asking -- and there seems to be some consensus forming among the analysts: Former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney and Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann....
| May 16, 2011
| 12:01 AM
GOP candidate Newt Gingrich announced last week he was running for president and, hours later, he was accused of being a racist -- or at least of using coded racist slurs due to his calling President Barack Obama "the food stamp president." (See Joan...
| May 15, 2011
| 11:24 PM
Two GOP presidential candidates appeared on the Sunday morning talk shows yesterday: Newt Gingrich was on "Meet the Press" and Ron Paul appeared on "Fox News Sunday."
While NBC's David Gregory basically accused Gingrich of being a racist, Paul...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 6:53 PM
On Monday night, CNN, the New Hampshire Union Leader and other sponsors will hold a debate in New Hampshire -- and Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Herman Cain, Tim Pawlenty, Michele Bachmann and Rick Santorum will all be attending.
| May 24, 2011
| 9:04 AM
The disastrous start to Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign is serving up plenty of fodder for late night comedians.
After flip-flopping on Paul Ryan's budget proposal (and then claiming anyone who quoted him directly was spreading falsehoods, which...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 12:05 PM
Debates are a tricky thing to judge. Everyone has an opinion and people view the candidates' performances through a political lense. Pro-war viewers likely identify with Rick Santorum or Tim Pawlenty. Those who think we need to pull out of overseas wars...