Newt Gingrich

  • August 27, 2012  

    Though it looks like Tampa, Fla., will miss the strongest parts of Tropical Storm Isaac, Republican leadership felt as though they had no choice but to delay the events of the Republican convention by one day. Despite the change, breakfasts, rallies, protests and more have continued. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading

  • May 2, 2012  

    In other news Wednesday, at least 11 people died and nearly 50 others were hurt as violent clashes erupted in Cairo, Egypt, three weeks before a presidential election. Also, a federal appeals court ruled that John Yoo, whose memos justified harsh treatment of U.S. terror suspects, has immunity against lawsuits by detainees. Continue reading

  • May 2, 2012  

    On the campaign trail, President Obama and Mitt Romney both stumped Wednesday in hotly contested Virginia. Gwen Ifill, USA Today’s Susan Page and NewsHour Political Editor Christina Bellantoni discuss the candidates’ efforts in battleground states ahead of their parties’ conventions and the November presidential election. Continue reading

  • April 27, 2012  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week’s top political news including Democrats and Republicans battling over student loans, Newt Gingrich’s legacy, how austerity efforts affect growth compared to spending and debt, and the Supreme Court taking up Arizona’s immigration law. Continue reading

  • April 25, 2012   BY Terence Burlij  

    Newt Gingrich’s only primary victories came in South Carolina and in his old home state of Georgia. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Former House speaker Newt Gingrich is expected to suspend his presidential campaign next Tuesday and throw his support … Continue reading

  • April 25, 2012  

    In other news Wednesday, News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch appeared before a British inquiry panel to refute charges he had too cozy a relationship with Britain’s top politicians, among them former Prime Minister Tony Blair. Also, the U.S. Senate voted to slow down service cuts to the ailing U.S. Postal Service. Continue reading

  • April 11, 2012  

    A day after Rick Santorum’s exit from the GOP race, Mitt Romney attacked President Obama on spending and big government, while the president ignored the blows and argued again for raising taxes on the rich, accusing Republicans of having the wrong priorities. Judy Woodruff reports on the campaigns’ general election strategies. Continue reading

  • April 10, 2012  

    “While this presidential race for us is over,” Rick Santorum said Tuesday in Gettysburg, Pa., announcing his campaign’s suspension, “we are not done fighting.” Judy Woodruff, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Jim O’Toole and USA Today’s Susan Page discuss his political future and what comes next in the race for the White House. Continue reading

  • April 5, 2012  

    As part of an ongoing series on how candidates and surrogates are using social media this election season, Margaret Warner and journalists Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz of the Daily Download discuss how Ann Romney and President Obama have used the virtual bulletin board Pinterest to reach out to voters, especially female ones. Continue reading

  • April 4, 2012  

    After sweeping three primaries Tuesday and inching closer to the GOP nomination, Mitt Romney railed against President Obama’s response to the economic crisis and accused him of running from his record. Judy Woodruff, Christina Bellantoni and Patchwork Nation’s Dante Chinni discuss the emerging general election politics. Continue reading

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