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Gingrich tries to hire ‘The Office’s Dwight Schrute to rehabilitate campaign

Facing continued fallout from Tiffany’s purchases and staff resignations, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich tried to generate some positive buzz Thursday by offering a job to fictional character Dwight Schrute. Actor Rainn Wilson, who plays Schrute on NBC’s popular comedy “The Office,” used Twitter to jokingly apply for a job…

Tens of thousands gather at Indiana’s statehouse to support workers’ rights

Facing down icy conditions, tens of thousands of union workers and supporters gathered outside Indiana’s statehouse Thursday to protest a bill that would strip all union workers of their bargaining rights. Like in Wisconsin, a number of the state’s elected Democrats have fled, preventing a vote from taking place. Also…