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Newt Gingrich

  • House Democrats best GOP rival in fundraising Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 7:12 AM ET

    The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raised $10.9 million from donors in June and has $50.9 million in its bank accounts, officials said. At the same time, the National Republican Congressional Committee said donors gave another $9.6 million to the committee tasked with keeping House Republicans in the majority.

  • WASHINGTON, March 3 (Reuters)- President Barack Obama will strike a firmly populist tone in his 2015 budget plan on Tuesday, proposing to pay for an expansion of a popular tax credit for the working poor by eliminating tax breaks claimed by wealthy Americans.

  • The party must come to grips with the 'demographic realities' reshaping the US electorate and devise new strategies for connecting with growing populations of minorities, single women, and youth, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • FACTBOX-The wealthy behind U.S. presidential race Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 9:48 PM ET

    Oct 26- Individual donors to U.S. presidential candidates can contribute up to $2,500 for the state-by-state party nominating contests and another $2,500 for the general election.

  • Gingrich: Obama Facing Huge Problems     Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | 7:31 PM ET

    According to former Speaker Newt Gingrich, expect the Obama campaign to break down in the weeks ahead.

  • Lehrer's philosophy on moderator's role tested Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 9:14 AM ET

    NEW YORK-- Former PBS anchor Jim Lehrer says a debate moderator should be like a baseball umpire _ get out of the way and let the candidates play.

  • US President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event at Eden Park September 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Obama said Monday he liked to 'walk the walk, not just talk the talk' on combating China trade abuses, in a sharp jab at his Republican foe Mitt Romney.

    President Obama appears to be faring well despite obvious economic problems that persist on his watch, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Facebook

    More than 61 million Facebook users unknowingly participated in the study, which sought to measure the ability of online social networks to catalyze actions in the real world, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Are You Better Off Than You Were Four Years Ago? Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 12:20 PM ET

    The race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, the Republican nominee, is showing some similarities to the 1980 contest between President Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.

  • The GOP Convention: What They're Doing Right and Wrong Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 10:42 AM ET

    At this point in the convention, you’d expect the delegates to be hoarse from screaming too much. That much is not surprising. But there have been a few unexpected moments and the press has missed a few things and overreacted at others.

  • New GDP Numbers Do Obama No Favors Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 5:03 AM ET

    The U.S. economy grew at a tepid 1.7 percent annual rate in the April-June quarter, suggesting growth will stay weak in the second half of the year, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • 2016 Obama's America

    August may be the laziest month for Hollywood blockbusters, but it has become open season for little-films-that-can. And this year is no exception, with the political documentary “2016: Obama’s America,” pulling in more than $9 million to become the top grossing non-nature documentary of the year.

  • A year after the S&P downgrade, the debt is still growing, the economy may be even shakier than last year, and Congress faces another wave of policy paralysis.

  • Presidential Campaigns Stiff Small Businesses Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 1:32 PM ET
    Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) addresses the Blackhawk County Republican annual Lincoln Day Dinner in Waterloo, Iowa.

    Despite pro-Main Street rhetoric, presidential candidates take a long time to settle up with businesses. See whose burning small business.

  • Gingrich’s VP Candidate Choices for Romney Friday, 27 Jul 2012 | 10:27 PM ET
    Former U.S. Speaker of the House and Republican candidate for president Newt Gingrich speaks during the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference on June 16, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Asked on Friday who he’d prefer to see as Mitt Romney’s running mate, three-time Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich offered an entire roster of would-be veep choices.

  • Obama Bracing to Be Outspent by Romney Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 1:38 PM ET
    Barack Obama

    President Obama was once the fundraiser-in-chief. Now, he faces the very real threat of being the first president to be outspent by a challenger.

  • Gingrich Rips Obama Over Eric Holder Probe Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 11:01 PM ET
    Attorney General Eric Holder

    By invoking executive privilege over questions about the Justice Department’s “Fast and Furious” operation, the Obama administration is making a mistake of historic proportions, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Wednesday.

  • Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, discusses the Holder case, President Obama's administration and job creation, with Radio Show Host Lars Larson and CNBC's Joe Kernen.

  • American healthcare reform

    If health care reform is not thrown out entirely, House GOP leaders plan to force an immediate vote to repeal President Obama's signature law, The New York Times reports.

  • Campaign Aid Is Now Surging Into 8 Figures Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 9:41 AM ET
    Chairman of Las Vegas Sands, Sheldon Adelson offers a toast during a pre-show reception on the opening night of "Phantom - The Las Vegas Spectacular" at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Sheldon Adelson and his wife have given  $10 million to a super PAC backing Mitt Romney, making them by far the nation's biggest campaign donors,  The New York Times reports.