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Romney Enlists Gingrich on Welfare-Bashing Kick

Romney Enlists Gingrich on Welfare-Bashing Kick

by Seth Freed Wessler on August 8 2012, 5:25PM

Romney has positioned welfare as his newest line of attack, bringing his former primary rival on to serve as head assault dog.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Adele Impersonator Serenades Newt Gingrich at Grammys [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on February 14 2012, 4:54PM

An Adele impersonator re-works “Someone Like You” for Newt Gingrich.

Topics: Newt Gingrich, /NOW

Gingrich's Rick Tyler Says Democrats

Gingrich’s Rick Tyler Says Democrats “Abort Black Babies” [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on February 1 2012, 11:05AM

Rick Tyler, Newt Gingrich’s former communications director who now runs his Sheldon Adelson-funded SuperPac, was a guest on “The Rachel Maddow Show” yesterday and claimed Democrats “abort black babies” and said that African Americans children need the movie “Red Tails” because they don’t have any positive role models in their lives.

Topics: Newt Gingrich, /NOW, Politics

New Yorker Cover Shows Obama Enjoying Super Bowl of Romney vs. Gingrich

New Yorker Cover Shows Obama Enjoying Super Bowl of Romney vs. Gingrich

by Jorge Rivas on January 30 2012, 1:44PM

On newsstands today is the latest “New Yorker” magazine with a cover depicting Obama enjoying a Super Bowl of epic proportions with Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich battling out.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Romney's 'Self-Deportation' Plans Already in Place in Arizona, Alabama

Romney’s ‘Self-Deportation’ Plans Already in Place in Arizona, Alabama

by Jorge Rivas on January 24 2012, 12:55PM

They’ve driven immigrants from those states, but at a steep political and economic cost

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Politics

For the Record: George W. Bush is the Real 'Food Stamp President'

For the Record: George W. Bush is the Real ‘Food Stamp President’

by Jorge Rivas on January 23 2012, 10:53AM

Newt Gingrich claims that “more people have been put on food stamps by Barack Obama than any president in American history.” He’s wrong.

Topics: Newt Gingrich, /NOW

Will Racist 'Food Stamp' Rhetoric Get Gingrich the Presidency? [Reader Forum]

Will Racist ‘Food Stamp’ Rhetoric Get Gingrich the Presidency? [Reader Forum]

by Channing Kennedy on January 23 2012, 9:05AM

Newt’s been extra loud with the racist dogwhistle lately. Will it get him elected? Or is it just free advertising for his anti-poor agenda?

Topics: GOP Primary, Newt Gingrich, Politics

Rick Perry, GOP's Most Viable Candidate for Latino Vote Drops Out of Race

Rick Perry, GOP’s Most Viable Candidate for Latino Vote Drops Out of Race

by Jorge Rivas on January 19 2012, 12:55PM

Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry announced his withdrawal from the presidential race on Thursday.

Topics: GOP Primary, /NOW

Gingrich Still Thinks Obama is 'Food Stamps President'

Gingrich Still Thinks Obama is ‘Food Stamps President’

by Jorge Rivas on January 17 2012, 10:22AM

At Sunday’s Fox News/Wall Street Journal debate, Newt Gingrich got a standing ovation from the audience after he challenged moderator Juan Williams by saying he stood by his racially loaded statements about the president and “really poor children in really poor neighborhoods.”

Topics: GOP Primary, /NOW, Politics

¿Como se dice? Gingrinch Launches Spanish-Language Website

¿Como se dice? Gingrinch Launches Spanish-Language Website

by Jorge Rivas on December 14 2011, 4:19PM

Newt Gingrich is the first GOP candidate to launch a Spanish-language website targeting the fastest-growing group of voters in the United States.

Topics: Immigration, Newt Gingrich, /NOW, Politics

Newt Gingrich's Decades-Old Policy Attack on Communities of Color

Newt Gingrich’s Decades-Old Policy Attack on Communities of Color

by Shani O. Hilton on December 5 2011, 9:30AM

From welfare reform to the expansion of the nation’s prisons, the GOP frontrunner was the face of an onslaught of policies that disproportionately impacted black Americans.

Topics: GOP Primary, Politics

Gingrich Sees Immigrants as Humans (But Not Citizens); Risks Backlash

Gingrich Sees Immigrants as Humans (But Not Citizens); Risks Backlash

by Julianne Hing on November 28 2011, 9:55AM

And considering the remarkable rightward shift the GOP’s taken in recent years, that backlash could be huge.

Topics: GOP Primary, Newt Gingrich, Politics

NAACP and Newt Gingrich Agree: Too Much Money for Prisons

NAACP and Newt Gingrich Agree: Too Much Money for Prisons

by Asraa Mustufa on April 7 2011, 4:58PM

A bevy of conservative politicos line up alongside the NAACP to talk about criminal justice reform.

Topics: Criminal Justice

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