January 23, 2012 He made the case today that those who have been out of work for extended periods should have to sign up for job training programs in order to receive unemployment benefits. Tonight, he and other GOP presidential contenders debate again.
January 21, 2012 Newt Gingrich's decisive win in South Carolina ensures that the GOP primary season will remain competitive for weeks to come. He has all the momentum heading into Florida — but Mitt Romney's money and resources may yet turn that state into a firewall.
January 21, 2012 Newt Gingrich has beaten Mitt Romney in South Carolina. The question now becomes whether he can pull off that trick enough times in enough states to deny Romney the Republican presidential nomination.
January 19, 2012 He's got momentum in the polls and backing from a former rival. But will a TV interview with Newt Gingrich's second ex-wife derail his chances in South Carolina?
January 19, 2012 Declaring a virtual tie in the Iowa caucuses might not help Rick Santorum, but it could hurt Mitt Romney. Still, his closest rival in South Carolina — Newt Gingrich — faces new troubles of his own.
January 17, 2012 All of the Republican presidential hopefuls take on President Obama in their stump speeches, attacking his health care plan, his jobs record and more. But the shorthand former House Speaker Newt Gingrich uses, calling the nation's first black president the "food stamp president," triggers questions about race.
January 13, 2012 Barely a day has gone by without Newt Gingrich complaining about the inaccuracy of ads run against him by a superPAC supporting Mitt Romney. Now that an anti-Mitt Romney film bought by a pro-Gingrich superPAC has been criticized for inaccuracies, Gingrich asked that they be fixed or taken down entirely.
January 12, 2012 As the race heads to socially conservative South Carolina, the Republican presidential candidates are accusing each other of being less than pure on the issue.
January 10, 2012 The pro-Gingrich Winning Our Future received the contribution from Sheldon Adelson. He'd already given the legal limit to Gingrich's campaign, but under the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, and other recent changes in the law, he can give as much as he wants to a SuperPAC like Winning Our Future.
January 3, 2012 In a last-minute pitch he hoped would make inroads with voters concerned about electability, Gingrich waxed nostalgic about Ronald Reagan and derided Washington as "cloud cuckoo land."
January 2, 2012 GOP hopeful Newt Gingrich, trying to reverse a slide in the polls, complained about a Supreme Court decision that allows wide-open spending on negative campaign ads.
December 29, 2011 At every stop in Iowa, former House speaker Newt Gingrich touts his experience. He calls himself a "supply-side conservative" who worked with Ronald Reagan in the 80's and again as House speaker in the 90's to revive the economy. But poll numbers show his strategy may not be working.
December 28, 2011 Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich renewed his pledge not to run any negative ads. But campaigning in Mason City, Gingrich said that won't stop him from personally attacking the record of his opponents.