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Newt Gingrich

  1. These Trends Suggest the Democratic Midterm Wave Will Get BiggerIn the past, the party controlling the White House found itself with a lot more vulnerable House seats than expected late in the cycle.
  2. Trump Endorses GOPer Who Vowed to ‘Round Up Criminal Illegals’ in His PickupIn a surprise endorsement at the last minute, Trump is at odds with popular Georgia GOP governor Nathan Deal.
  3. Joe Manchin Is Right: Washington SucksAs Washington descends into tribal warfare over the president’s struggle against independent investigation, Congress is becoming a bad joke.
  4. spouse school
    Newt Gingrich Forced to Go to ‘Spouse School’His wife, Callista, is going to be the U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican.
  5. Trump Doesn’t Know What a Medicaid Cut IsLike Newt Gingrich back in the 1990s, Trump is claiming increased Medicaid funding means the program is not being “cut.” That’s, at best, ignorance.
  6. Georgia’s Extra-Special Election Enters the Final StretchIn a race that’s too close to call, both parties are seeing a potential harbinger for what will happen in the 2018 midterms.
  7. Callista Gingrich an Odd Vatican Ambassador for an Odd PresidentHer identification with two adulterous pols whose policies are deplored in the Vatican won’t make life easy for America’s new representative.
  8. How the GOP Might Fudge the Numbers to Make Trumpcare Seem Less IrresponsibleOn the brink of what many fear will be a terrible-looking “score” of its health-care bill, congressional Republicans may just get a new scorekeeper.
  9. R.I.P. Bob Michel, the Last House GOP Leader Before Anger Took OverMichel’s displacement by Newt Gingrich is widely seen as a landmark on the road to partisan polarization. The path continues ever downward today.
  10. Newt: Callista Gingrich Could Be Ambassador to VaticanNewt couldn’t make it into the Trump administration but his wife may be able to.
  11. Donald Trump Is Reportedly Thinking About Going to MarsThe president-elect knows the value of a “moonshot.”
  12. Gingrich Calls for Killing CBO So Trump Can Cook America’s Books“It is a left-wing, corrupt, bureaucratic defender of big government and liberalism.”
  13. Where Are the Latinos in Trump’s Cabinet?He is in danger of becoming first president since Jimmy Carter with no top Latino appointees.
  14. Actually, Trump Says, the Swamp Will Be DrainedOn the day another Trump loyalist downplays plans of swamp-draining, the president-elect reasserts his plan.
  15. Gingrich: Trump Doesn’t Want to ‘Drain the Swamp’ AnymoreThe president-elect thought the phrase was “cute” but doesn’t want to use it anymore.
  16. Newt to Cash In on Trump ConnectionThe former Speaker will avoid the hard work and danger of serving in the next administration, opting instead to stuff his pockets.
  17. early and often
    Gingrich Thinks Trump Shouldn’t ‘Randomly Tweet’ — or Hold Press ConferencesHe thinks the president should answer handpicked questions from the public instead.
  18. Even Trump’s Closest Advisers Aren’t Quite Sure How He’ll GovernHe is “basically a blank slate that needs to be filled in.”
  19. The Trump Cabinet Is Shaping Up to Be a Total SausagefestSpeculation over who will serve in the Trump administration involves a whole lot of old dudes.
  20. The Trump Cabinet Is Shaping Up to Be a Total SausagefestSpeculation over who will serve in the Trump administration involves a whole lot of old dudes.
  21. Trump Reportedly Lining Up Giuliani and Gingrich for CabinetWho’s ready for Secretary of State Gingrich and Attorney General Giuliani?
  22. birds and bees and consent
    Watch Stephen Colbert Give Newt Gingrich ‘the Talk’ About Sexual Assault“You’re old enough to finally learn about the birds and the bees and consent.”
  23. cable news news
    Newt Gingrich Accuses Megyn Kelly of Being ‘Fascinated With Sex’He lost it when Kelly noted that women have accused Trump of being a “sexual predator.”
  24. cable news news
    Newt Gingrich Accuses Megyn Kelly of Being ‘Fascinated With Sex’He lost it when Kelly noted that women have accused Trump of being a “sexual predator.”
  25. casual sexism
    Newt Gingrich Says ‘You’re Not Supposed to Gain 60 Pounds’ While Miss UniverseNewt … thank you.
  26. Gingrich: Trump at Least As Stable As Notoriously Unstable Andrew JacksonOld Hickory might not have been well suited to the nuclear era.
  27. everyday sexism
    Newt Gingrich Calls Melania Trump ‘Attractive’The thirst is strong with this one.
  28. It’s Official: Donald Trump Names Mike Pence As His Running MateOn Twitter, Trump confirms that the Indiana governor will be joining his ticket.
  29. the national interest
    Donald Trump’s Brain Trust Has Some Ideas About How to Fight TerrorismLet’s consider these proposals with all the seriousness they deserve.
  30. On VP Choice, Trump Torn Between Mr. Right and a Pair of Bad BoysTrump’s advisers see Indiana governor Mike Pence as the best, safest choice. But the mogul wants a “fighter skilled in hand-to-hand combat” — like Gingrich or Christie.
  31. Trump Attack on Trade Is Peril for Running MateTo all of the other hazards of being Trump’s running mate you can add alienating business supporters and donors for the rest of your career by demonizing international trade and investment agreements.
  32. A Trump-Gingrich Ticket: So Crazy It Just Might Make Sense?If the Donald wants a mirror-image veep with a long résumé but compatible views, Newt is ready to deploy his motor of a mouth.
  33. cable news news
    CNN Puts Crossfire Out of Its Misery (Again)Poor Newt.
  34. good wives
    Political Scandals: Basically Always the Wife’s Fault?When “good wives” have great taste.
  35. cable news news
    Newt Gingrich and CNN Are Undermining the Credibility of CrossfireYes, ‘Crossfire’ is back.
  36. eye of newt
    Is This the Most Gingrichian Moment Ever?Gingrich at petting a zoo while wearing Google Glass. 
  37. eye of newt
    Newt Gingrich Thinks We Should Call Cell Phones ... Something Else For unclear reasons.
  38. eye of newt
    Newt Gingrich Was Emotionally Ravaged by Lady Sybil’s DeathWe loved Sybil, and in some ways her loss was even deeper than Matthew’s.” 
  39. early and awkward
    Gingrich References Downton in Thatcher EulogyThe man is obsessed. 
  40. early and awkward
    Paul Ryan Is Also ‘Hooked’ on Downton AbbeyBest TV I have watched in a long time.”
  41. eye of newt
    Newt Gingrich Stays Up Late Into the Night Watching Downton AbbeyOne night last week we were up until two in the morning.”
  42. hillary 2016?
    Gingrich to Republicans: Leave Hillary Alone!Advice on winning 2016.
  43. the national interest
    Santorum, Gingrich Nearly Ruled AmericaA political union that could have changed the world, or at least embarrassed a party even more.
  44. video
    The Many Cameos of Politicians in TV and MoviesPlus a few first ladies!
  45. guest stars
    Newt Gingrich Is Parks and Recreation’s Next Political Guest StarCompletely by coincidence.
  46. eye of newt
    GOP’s All-White, All-Male House Leadership Bothers Newt Gingrich TooHe’s been having so many epiphanies lately!
  47. stuck in the mittle
    Republicans Really Wish That Mitt Romney Would Shut Up NowLast week’s “gifts” comment isn’t doing the party any favors.
  48. Newt Gingrich Received One Vote for Speaker of the House TodayFun fact: Basically anyone could be speaker.
  49. eye of newt
    Newt Gingrich Laments Lack of Billionaire Buddies on the Colbert ReportHaving one absurdly wealthy friend isn’t enough these days.
  50. legitimate rape
    GOP Heavyweights and Their Money Trickling Back to Todd Akin [Updated]Rick Santorum and Jim DeMint both pledge to help.
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