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Perry drops out of presidential race, endorses Gingrich

Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) announced on Thursday that he was suspending his campaign for the Republican nomination to the presidency and endorsing his rival, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA). “I have come to the conclusion that there is no viable path forward for me in this 2012 campaign,”…

Gingrich begins crying while speaking to Iowa moms

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) broke down and cried during a campaign stop in Des Moines, Iowa on Friday after he was asked a question about his mother. Appearing at a forum in the state’s capital city, Gingrich took questions before an audience from Republican messaging strategist Frank Luntz,…

Gingrich: Ron Paul’s key base is ‘people who want to legalize drugs’

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Thursday took a few rhetorical shots at his rival Ron Paul and his unorthodox libertarian message, according to CBS News. “This is a guy who basically says, if the United States were only nice, it wouldn’t have had 9/11,” he told conservative commentator John…

Poll: Ron Paul becomes new frontrunner in Iowa

The continually evolving GOP presidential race has taken another twist, as Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) has become the new frontrunner in Iowa. According to a new poll release from Public Policy Poll, Paul has surged ahead at 23 percent, with Mitt Romney now in second place at 20 percent. Former…

GOP debate audience cheers child labor

The audience at Saturday night’s Republican presidential debate gave their loud seal of approval to the idea of removing restrictions on child labor. For over a week, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R) has been suggesting that poor children should be in the workforce. He has said that janitorial jobs…

Pastor’s viral rant: Gingrich is ‘the GOP’s Kim Kardashian’

In perhaps one of the most breathless condemnations of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich to come from America’s right in years, Pastor Cary Gordon of Sioux City, Iowa has published a video that labels the presidential candidate as “the GOP’s Kim Kardashian.” Kardashian, the daughter of an attorney for athlete…

Gingrich may miss key Ohio filing deadline

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) may be the Republican Party’s leading candidate for their presidential nomination, but that doesn’t mean his campaign has the organization it needs to win. In perhaps a sign of things to come, Gingrich is on track to miss today’s 4 p.m. filing deadline for…

Surprise: Gingrich ethics files are public info

A trove of documents detailing the shady dealings of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) are actually public domain, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Monday night after Gingrich threatened to have her brought up on charges if she disclosed information related to his House ethics violation in the…

Gingrich: Children of poor families are lazy, should be put to work

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA), now seemingly the Republican party’s new frontrunner for their presidential nomination, took rhetorical aim on Thursday at an all new threat to America’s economy, one that’s been with us all along: lazy children of poor families. Speaking to a crowd in Iowa yesterday, Gingrich…

Oklahoma argues for Sharia law ban in courts

Earlier this week in a federal court of appeals, lawyers representing the state of Oklahoma argued in favor of the reinstatement of a state law that would expressly ban Islamic Sharia Law from being recognized in court, Reuters reported. The “Save Our State” amendment was supported by 70 percent of…

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