Newt Gingrich

  • December 12, 2011  

    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich remained the front-runner in the Republican presidential race Monday, with three weeks to go until Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses. Judy Woodruff discusses the 2012 GOP campaign with Susan Page of USA Today and Stuart Rothenberg of The Rothenberg Political Report. Continue reading

  • December 9, 2011  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the week’s top political news, including President Obama’s re-election strategy, Newt Gingrich’s poll surge in swing states and the Republican-led effort to block Consumer Financial Protection Bureau nominee Richard Cordray from confirmation. Continue reading

  • December 8, 2011    

    Newt Gingrich speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition 2012 Presidential Candidates Forum Wednesday in Washington. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images. The Newt Gingrich surge has spread beyond Iowa and South Carolina, and now extends to Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, according … Continue reading

  • December 8, 2011  

    President Obama is still waiting for Republicans to pick a nominee to challenge him in next year’s election, but that hasn’t stopped him from entering the campaign fray. Judy Woodruff discusses the state of Mr. Obama’s re-election campaign with The Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut and The New York Times’ Jeff Zeleny. Continue reading

  • December 8, 2011  

    In other news Thursday, European leaders gathered in Brussels to discuss how to save the euro from collapse. The German and French leaders went to Marseille to press European conservatives to agree to closer economic ties. Also, former Sen. and Gov. Jon Corzine testified before Congress over his role in MF Global’s downfall. Continue reading

  • December 6, 2011   BY  

    Newt Gingrich speaks to reporters Monday following his meeting with Donald Trump, left, in New York City. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images. Another day, and two more polls affirming Newt Gingrich’s position as the new front-runner for the Republican presidential … Continue reading

  • December 5, 2011   BY  

    Former House speaker Newt Gingrich attends a forum on manufacturing in Pella, Iowa, last month. Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images. One month out, there is a clear front-runner for the Iowa Republican caucuses: Newt Gingrich. The former House speaker claimed … Continue reading

  • December 5, 2011  

    A month away from the Iowa caucuses, two new polls show that the race for the Republican presidential nomination has a new frontrunner: Newt Gingrich. Judy Woodruff takes a look at the latest poll results with The Washington Post’s Dan Balz and J. Ann Selzer, president of Selzer & Company, which conducted one of the Iowa polls. Continue reading

  • December 2, 2011    

    Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks in Bluffton, S.C., as part of a three-day swing through the state. Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images. Newt Gingrich is looking to bring some certainty to a Republican presidential race that has been anything but … Continue reading

  • November 28, 2011    

    Republican presidential hopeful and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista sign books Friday after speaking at a Hilton Hotel in Naples, Fla. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images. By picking up a coveted newspaper endorsement over the weekend … Continue reading

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