Stories tagged with Newt Gingrich

Callista Gingrich tapped for Holy See ambassadorship

By Muckety   |   May 20, 2017 at 11:43am   |   0 Comments

Callista Gingrich, wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, has been nominated to be U.S. ambassador to the Vatican.

Newt Gingrich’s use of racial code

By Laurie Bennett   |   January 26, 2012 at 6:48pm   |   1 Comments

MSNBC’s Chris Matthews suggests that Newt Gingrich’s recent reference to Saul Alinsky was intended to stir old Commie fears.

Sheldon Adelson: Big spender and micromanager

By Laurie Bennett   |   January 26, 2012 at 11:20am   |   2 Comments

Anyone trying to figure out how long Sheldon Adelson will continue to finance Newt Gingrich might well look at his spending in the 2008 campaign.

Adelsons put more millions into Gingrich campaign

By Laurie Bennett   |   January 24, 2012 at 8:38am   |   2 Comments

Can a single household finance a presidential run?

The rise of the Washington not-lobbyist

By Laurie Bennett   |   November 18, 2011 at 2:36pm   |   0 Comments

When is a Washington lobbyist not a lobbyist?

The Coca-Cola power network

By Laurie Bennett   |   August 12, 2011 at 8:29am   |   0 Comments

They are the Coca-Cola kings - billionaires and multi-millionaires who sit on the beverage company board and hold millions of dollars in company stock, with millions more invested elsewhere.

Sonny Perdue jumps ship

By Laurie Bennett   |   June 10, 2011 at 10:25am   |   0 Comments

Newt Gingrich suffered losses on all fronts yesterday.

Newt Gingrich’s well-funded network

By Laurie Bennett   |   May 9, 2011 at 9:45am   |   1 Comments

It’s been more than two decades since Newt Gingrich has run a real campaign.

Gingrich slammed politicians ‘beholden’ to Freddie Mac, while working as a pitchman

By Carol Eisenberg   |   December 9, 2008 at 11:16am   |   0 Comments

Back in September, when Congress was debating the financial bailout, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich went on Fox News to decry how Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac had so “many politicians beholden to them” that no one would step up to protect American taxpayers.

Newt Gingrich’s stock rises as GOP scrambles

By Carol Eisenberg   |   November 20, 2008 at 9:35am   |   1 Comments

Out of the ashes of the Republican Party, an old GOP warrior may be rising.

Polar opposites join forces to promote awareness of climate change

By John Decker   |   May 19, 2008 at 2:02pm   |   2 Comments

So, the Rev. Pat Roberson and the Rev. Al Sharpton are sitting on a couch…

It sounds like the setup line of a joke, but in reality the two are actually having a serious discussion about one topic they can agree upon - global climate change.

How Democrats can lose the presidency

By Laurie Bennett   |   February 6, 2008 at 7:16am   |   1 Comments

Lawrence Haas isn’t the first to suggest that Democrats might blow a sure thing.

Yet Haas, vice president of the U.S.-based Committee on the Present Danger, offers a theory that goes well beyond the Democrats-always-shoot-themselves-in-the-foot school of thought.

He suggests that the party may lose the White House in 2008 because of its stance on national security.

Sheldon Adelson betting big

By Laurie Bennett   |   January 17, 2008 at 10:33am   |   0 Comments

Sheldon Adelson, the New York Times writes today, “may well be the richest American that most people have never heard of.”

But Republicans certainly know the name. Adelson, who personally cleared $500 million when he sold the Comdex trade show to Softbank and has since made millions more in the casino & convention industry, is a major donor to GOP causes.

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