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Updated to add: Jesse and I will both be tweeting the Florida debate tonight. Please tune in! To us, that is. If you don’t want to listen to Gingrich go off on a lecture about how 8-year-olds aren’t earning their keep, I can’t blame you. If this was a Tumblr,…

Activist removed for her own safety after Gingrich crowd turns angry

A former Lake Worth city commissioner was removed from an event featuring Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich in Coral Springs, Florida on Wednesday because authorities feared the candidate’s supporters might turn on her. “Do you work for the people or Freddie Mac?” Cara Jennings shouted, standing about 50 feet from…

Gingrich, Romney slam Havana to woo Cuban-Americans

MIAMI — Newt Gingrich was ahead in the rhetorical war among Republican presidential hopefuls on who could be toughest on Cuba’s communist regime, suggesting Wednesday he would bomb the island if there were a popular uprising. Both former House speaker Gingrich and his top rival, ex-Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, were…

Gingrich versus Romney: A study in contrasts

JACKSONVILLE, Florida — They hail from the same generation and the same Republican party, but Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney provide a stark study in contrasts ahead of next week’s make-or-break Florida primary. The two politicians — top contenders in the battle to become their party’s presidential candidate — offer…

Gingrich threatens to boycott debates without applause

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Tuesday warned that he might not participate in future debates if moderators didn’t allow his fans to cheer. NBC News had asked the audience at Monday night’s debate in Florida to hold their applause until the commercial breaks — and Gingrich was perceived to…

Jay Smooth: Gingrich, Romney fight keeps bloggers employed

Count hip-hop radio host and progressive figure Jay Smooth as a fan of the battle between Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich for the GOP presidential nomination. In his latest video commentary, Smooth found humor in the former Massachusetts governor’s inability to close the deal. “Mitt Romney is amazing at not…

Palin: Christie has his ‘panties in a wad’ over Gingrich

Not pleased over Chris Christie’s recent attack on Newt Gingrich, Sarah Palin scolded the New Jersey governor Monday evening. Appearing on the Fox Business Network’s Follow the Money, the former governor of Alaska felt like Christie played into a media trap in criticizing Gingrich for Mitt Romney. “Poor Chris, this…

Stewart: Newt Gingrich is Washington’s ‘prostate’

Just when he was settled on Mitt Romney being the GOP presidential nominee, Jon Stewart’s excitement level went up multiple notches Monday evening in analyzing Newt Gingrich’s win in South Carolina. Stewart was particularly intrigued at Gingrich’s excoriation of John King at the CNN debate, when he labeled the journalist’s…

Romney: Gingrich an ‘influence peddler,’ unfit for the White House

Mitt Romney painted rival Newt Gingrich as a Washington “influence peddler” and unfit for the White House, as falling poll numbers forced him onto the offensive in a fierce Republican debate. Romney began the maiden Florida primary debate late Monday swinging hard at Gingrich, as he scrambled to get his…

Clyburn: Gingrich using coded language ‘perfectly’

Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) believed Sunday morning that Newt Gingrich is using racially tinged language on the campaign trail. The congressman was asked by CNN’s Candy Crowley about Gingrich repeatedly calling President Obama a “food stamp president” and other comments that have drawn criticism as being racist. “It’s appealing to…

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