Newt Gingrich Articles

A Conversation With Newt Gingrich

9:04 AM, Oct 01, 2015

The latest epside of Converstions With Bill Kristol, featuring Newt Gingrich:

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Newt: Trump Offers Americans Way to Win; Carson 'Fascinating'

1:34 PM, Sep 11, 2015

Newt Gingrich spoke with Bill Kristol about the 2016 presidential race, Donald Trump, and Ben Carson:

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Gingrich: Elite In Both Parties 'Unwilling to Tell the Truth'

9:23 PM, Jan 24, 2015

"The United States is losing the war with radical Islamists," Newt Gingrich told a group of conservatives at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines. 

And while Gingrich skewered President Obama and his foreign policy, he said part of the problem resides with Republicans as well. "We have an elite, frankly in both parties, unwilling to tell the truth."

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Conversations with Tip O'Neill

8:37 AM, Jan 13, 2015

As the new Congress settles in under Republican control, it can be easy to forget that Republican control of the House of Representatives is a relatively novel concept. Until Newt Gingrich's revolution swept the party into power in 1994, the GOP was accustomed to permanent-minority status.

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A Conversation With Newt Gingrich

1:10 PM, Jan 05, 2015

Former House speaker Newt Gingrich appears on the latest episode of Conversations With Bill Kristol:

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Gingrich: Obama Greatest Threat to Freedom Since George III

7:03 AM, Dec 04, 2014

Newt Gingrich, the former speaker of the House, warned that President Obama is the greatest threat fo freedom since George III. Gingrich, also a former history professor, made the comparison on Twitter.

"Our entire constitutional structure is at stake," wrote Gingrich. "This new Obama power grab is the greatest threat to freedom since King George third."


Our entire constitutional structure is at stake. This new Obama power grab is the greatest threat to freedom since King George third.

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Helping Veterans Through Their Smartphones

3:44 PM, Aug 13, 2014

Former House speaker Newt Gingrich recently spoke at the American Enterprise Institute about a new way to think about caring for America's veterans. Gingrich argues the federal bureaucracy that has failed in the case of the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital scandal can be replaced with technology-driven reforms.

You can watch the full speech below:

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Newt: Obama's Lawlessness Should Be GOP's 'Number One' Campaign Issue

6:39 AM, Aug 06, 2014

Former House speaker Newt Gingrich told radio host Laura Ingraham Tuesday that if President Barack Obama proceeds to amnesty thousands of illegal immigrants through executive order, Republicans should make the case against such a move the party's "number one" campaign issue for the 2014 midterm elections.

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Gingrich: 'If Gun Control Works, Chicago Ought to Be Safe'

Former House speaker urges Congress to hold hearings on guns in Chicago.
9:29 AM, Jan 15, 2013

Former House speaker Newt Gingrich talked about gun control this morning on CBS:

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Republicans Tee Off on Libya

10:59 AM, Oct 28, 2012

On Sunday's political talk shows, several Republicans criticized the Obama administration's response to the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya. Here's Senator John McCain of Arizona on CBS's Face the Nation:

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Gingrich: Obama Cancels Events for Sandy But Not for Benghazi

9:26 AM, Oct 28, 2012

On ABC News's This Week, former House speaker Newt Gingrich suggested the White House's response to the Benghazi terrorist attack will continue to hurt Barack Obama's reelection campaign.

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Newt's Advice for Mitt

6:41 AM, Oct 02, 2012

Maggie Haberman relates Newt Gingrich's advice for Mitt Romney:


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Newt and Callista Gingrich to Pay Tribute to Reagan

6:00 PM, Aug 30, 2012

Here are the prepared remarks of Newt and Callista Gingrich, which will be delivered together after the Ronald Reagan tribute at the Republican convention: 

CALLISTA: Thank you for that warm welcome. What a wonderful tribute to President Reagan, and the spirit of the American people.

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Suspicious Florida Mailer

7:39 AM, Aug 22, 2012

The Miami Herald reports on a suspicious mailer that seems to be tied to Marco Rubio ally David Rivera:

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Newt Gingrich on D.C. Weather: 'Mild Taste of What an EMP (Electromagnetic Pulse) Attack Would Do'

10:44 AM, Jul 02, 2012

Newt Gingrich issued a warning, based on the destructive storms that hit the Washington, D.C. area over the weekend, on Twitter: 

Friend and coauthor bill forstchen notes washington-baltimore blackout mild taste of what an emp (electromagnetic pulse) attack would do

— Newt Gingrich (@newtgingrich) July 2, 2012

And, later, the former Republican presidential candidate added:

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Special Report Panel on Newt Gingrich

6:28 AM, May 03, 2012

Steve Hayes, with Mara Liasson and Charles Krauthammer, last night on Fox News: 

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Gingrich on Gingrich: 'Last Conservative Standing'

2:55 PM, Apr 10, 2012

Newt Gingrich is using Rick Santorum's announcement that the former Pennsylvania senator is suspending his presidential campaign to make a last ditch effort at becoming the Republican nominee--by drawing a contrast with front runner Mitt Romney.

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Pennsylvania Poll: Santorum 41, Romney 35, Gingrich 10, Paul 7

6:17 AM, Apr 03, 2012

Rick Santorum is leading in his home state of Pennsylvania, according to a new Quinnipiac poll:

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Happy Hour Links

5:50 PM, Mar 26, 2012

Bret Stephens: "Peter Beinart’s False Prophecy: The Crisis of Zionism, his book arguing that the Israeli occupation alienates young American Jews, is sloppy with facts and emotionally contrived."

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Gingrich Staying In

11:15 AM, Mar 16, 2012

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is committed to staying in the race, the former speaker of the House told CBS this morning:

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Romney needs a good second half.
7:01 AM, Mar 14, 2012

With the Alabama and Mississippi primaries now complete, and with the Hawaii caucuses counted, more than half of the states (accounting for 41 percent of the delegates) are now in the books in the Republican presidential race. Through these first 26 states, Mitt Romney has won 52.7 percent (496 of 942) of the available delegates, a shade over the 50 percent rate he must eclipse in order to secure a majority of the delegates (1,144 of 2,286) before the GOP convention.

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Romney Wins Hawaii

6:21 AM, Mar 14, 2012

With 45 of 45 precincts reporting, Mitt Romney has won the Republican caucuses in Hawaii. Romney received 45 percent of the vote, Rick Santorum 25 percent, Ron Paul 18 percent, and Newt Gingrich 11 percent.

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Morning Jay: Santorum's Wins Come at Gingrich's Expense

12:01 AM, Mar 14, 2012

Rick Santorum won two surprise victories last night in the Alabama and Mississippi primaries, and he did so by poaching voters from Newt Gingrich’s coalition. To appreciate this, let’s take a look at some data.

First, the topline numbers in the four Deep Southern states that have voted so far.

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A Preview of Today's Southern Super Tuesday

10:03 AM, Mar 13, 2012

Today is a relatively big day in the GOP nomination battle -- with caucuses in American Samoa and Hawaii and primaries in Alabama and Mississippi. The main story is in the South, though. And although this Southern Super Tuesday has relatively few delegates at stake – just 84 are up for grabs between the Alabama and Mississippi primaries – it will likely attract a good deal of attention. It will also offer something we have not yet seen: a roughly equal three-way battle between Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, and Rick Santorum.

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Romney and Santorum Are Tied Nationally; Gingrich Far Behind

10:28 AM, Mar 12, 2012

Two new post-Super Tuesday polls show Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum running neck-and-neck for the lead in the Republican presidential race.

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Mississippi Poll: Gingrich 33, Romney 31, Santorum 27, Paul 7

8:07 AM, Mar 12, 2012

PPP reports on its latest poll of Republican voters in Mississippi:

In Mississippi Newt Gingrich is holding on to a slight lead with 33% to 31% for Mitt Romney, 27% for Rick Santorum, and 7% for Ron Paul...


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Is Mitt Still Worried About Rick?

9:55 AM, Mar 10, 2012

On Super Tuesday, Mitt Romney won six of the ten contests, a majority of delegates allocated, and more security in his march to victory at the Republican convention in Tampa.

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Alabama Poll: Gingrich 30, Santorum 29, Romney 28, Paul 7

11:11 AM, Mar 09, 2012

Rasmussen reports on its latest Alabama presidential primary poll of likely Republican voters:

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Poll of Grassroots Conservatives: United Around . . . Santorum

5:31 PM, Mar 08, 2012

Are conservatives ready to coalesce around a presidential candidate? A new poll commissioned by the Committee for Work Families PAC finds that a vast majority of grassroots conservatives want the Republican party to unite around one particular candidate: Rick Santorum.

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