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Newt Gingrich

  1. the national interest
    Newt Gingrich Invented Donald Trump’s Lock-Them-Up PoliticsA one-man bridge from Reaganism to Trumpism.
  2. january 6
    Newt Gingrich Tries and Fails to Use Lincoln to Attack BidenThe former Speaker’s description of Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address as a “unity” speech suggests he hasn’t read it in a while.
  3. past is prologue
    Clinton and Biden Bookend the Era of the Swing VoterDifferences in how the two men approached campaigning and governing, despite their similar ideologies, reflect a massive shift in the U.S. electorate.
  4. 2022 midterms
    Why 2022 Won’t Be Another 1994 Republican Tidal WaveLindsey Graham’s prediction of an impending red wave ignores several key factors behind the GOP’s historic gains in Bill Clinton’s first midterm.
  5. 2022 midterms
    Trump Consulting Gingrich on Midterm ‘Contract’With one well-known snake-oil salesman helping a man allergic to actual thinking, we shouldn’t expect much in the way of a midterm message.
  6. extremism
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Is Trying to Impeach the Biden FamilyNobody drives the crazy train like Greene, who may represent where the MAGA movement is going.
  7. obits
    Conservative Megadonor Sheldon Adelson May Be the Last of His KindThe casino mogul, who has died at 87, typified the kingmaking role made possible by Citizens United.
  8. vision 2020
    Getting Hot Late Is Usually the Key to Winning IowaA good organization and momentum are both key to an Iowa caucus win, but this year there are signs of potential late shifts.
  9. racism
    A Non-Racist Conservatism Must Look to the Future, Not the PastRoss Douthat’s latest column paints a discouraging picture of non-racist conservatism.
  10. impeachment
    Did Impeachment Plans Damage Republicans in 1998?Sifting the evidence both ways provides no clear answer to the question – or clear guidance to Democrats today who don’t want to squander a 2020 win.
  11. mueller report
    Remembering the Starr Report As We Await the Mueller ReportIt’s unlikely Mueller’s report will have the seismic impact of the dirty book Ken Starr put together, which 20 million people read the first two days.
  12. health care
    Trump May Try to Kill Medicaid As We Know It by Executive FiatHaving failed for decades to pass legislation ending Medicaid as an entitlement program, Republicans may now try to get there by state waivers.
  13. government shutdown
    It’s Official: We’re in the Longest Government Shutdown EverThe only path to a reopened federal government right now seems to be a national emergency declaration loaded with legal and political pitfalls.
  14. the weekly standard
    The Weekly Standard Lived By the Partisan Sword – And Died By ItThe conservative magazine — always shameless in its GOP loyalty — is closing after breaking ranks with Trump.
  15. white house
    The Search for Trump’s Next Chief of Staff Is Getting AbsurdNewt Gingrich is visiting the White House and Jose Canseco has submitted his résumé.
  16. georgia
    Lucy McBath Declares Victory in Bid for Newt Gingrich’s Old Congressional SeatMcBath came to national prominence after her son, Jordan Davis, was shot and killed by a racist motorist in Florida in 2012.
  17. the national interest
    Newt: Forget the Law, the Supreme Court Will Keep Trump’s Tax Returns SecretNewt Gingrich thinks Brett Kavanaugh will do anything to protect Trump.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. donald trump
    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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. Newt: Callista Gingrich Could Be Ambassador to VaticanNewt couldn’t make it into the Trump administration but his wife may be able to.
  27. Donald Trump Is Reportedly Thinking About Going to MarsThe president-elect knows the value of a “moonshot.”
  28. 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.”
  29. Where Are the Latinos in Trump’s Cabinet?He is in danger of becoming first president since Jimmy Carter with no top Latino appointees.
  30. Actually, Trump Says, the Swamp Will Be DrainedOn the day another Trump loyalist downplays plans of swamp-draining, the president-elect reasserts his plan.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. Even Trump’s Closest Advisers Aren’t Quite Sure How He’ll GovernHe is “basically a blank slate that needs to be filled in.”
  35. 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.
  36. Trump Reportedly Lining Up Giuliani and Gingrich for CabinetWho’s ready for Secretary of State Gingrich and Attorney General Giuliani?
  37. 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.”
  38. Gingrich: Trump at Least As Stable As Notoriously Unstable Andrew JacksonOld Hickory might not have been well suited to the nuclear era.
  39. It’s Official: Donald Trump Names Mike Pence As His Running MateOn Twitter, Trump confirms that the Indiana governor will be joining his ticket.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. cable news news
    CNN Puts Crossfire Out of Its Misery (Again)Poor Newt.
  45. cable news news
    Newt Gingrich and CNN Are Undermining the Credibility of CrossfireYes, ‘Crossfire’ is back.
  46. eye of newt
    Is This the Most Gingrichian Moment Ever?Gingrich at petting a zoo while wearing Google Glass. 
  47. eye of newt
    Newt Gingrich Thinks We Should Call Cell Phones … Something Else For unclear reasons.
  48. eye of newt
    Newt Gingrich Was Emotionally Ravaged by Lady Sybil’s Death“We loved Sybil, and in some ways her loss was even deeper than Matthew’s.” 
  49. early and awkward
    Gingrich References Downton in Thatcher EulogyThe man is obsessed. 
  50. early and awkward
    Paul Ryan Is Also ‘Hooked’ on Downton Abbey“Best TV I have watched in a long time.”
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