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Iowa man to Gingrich: ‘You’re a f*cking a**hole’

A man clad in camouflage gave Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich some unconstructive criticism on Tuesday. While shaking Gingrich’s hand at a grocery store in Iowa, the man told Gingrich he was “a fucking asshole.” The former House Speaker responded by saying, “luckily it is a free country.” Watch video,…

Gingrich gets unwanted backing of adultery website

Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich trumpeted theendorsement of an influential archconservative leader on Tuesday, but he also scored the backing of a pro-adultery website. The site — www.ashleymadison.com, which dubs itself “the most recognized name in infidelity” — announced its support for the thrice-married former House speaker on a billboard. A picture of…

Gingrich: I’ll send a ‘U.S. Marshall’ to arrest any judge

Continuing his crusade on the judicial system, GOP presidential frontrunner Newt Gingrich said Sunday morning that he wouldn’t mind arresting any judge who he disagreed with. When asked by CBS’ Face The Nation host Bob Schieffer him if he would “send capital police down” to make any arrest, Gingrich specified…

Gingrich: Abolish ‘anti-American’ Ninth Circuit judges

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich declared Thursday that he would work to abolish federal judges if he didn’t agree with their “anti-American” or “dictatorial” rulings. At a GOP debate in Sioux City, Iowa, Fox News moderator Megyn Kelly noted that at least two conservative former attorneys general had blasted Gingrich’s…

Poll: Ron Paul only 1 point behind Gingrich in Iowa

WASHINGTON — Former House speaker Newt Gingrich’s commanding lead among Republican presidential hopefuls in Iowa has eroded dramatically in the past week, a poll in the key state out Tuesday shows. Gingrich tops the survey with 22 percent support, just slightly ahead of Congressman Ron Paul who has 21 percent,…

Colbert: Gingrich is like a James Bond villain

In another edition of his “Tip of the Hat” segment Tuesday evening, Stephen Colbert compared new GOP presidential frontrunner Newt Gingrich to the James Bond movies. Colbert came to his conclusion over the several times of Gingrich bringing up fears of an electromagnetic pulse striking America, something agent 007 and…

Stewart: ‘Gingrich is a life support for bad ideas’

Jon Stewart couldn’t believe Mitt Romney missed a chance to hammer Newt Gingrich at the last GOP debate. On Monday night, The Daily Show host thought Romney had many answers to choose from on what he disagreed with the former House Speaker over, listing some of them to his audience.…

Ron Paul accuses Gingrich of ‘selling access’ to D.C. in new ad

The presidential campaign of Texas Rep. Ron Paul (R) released a new web ad on Monday that accuses rival Newt Gingrich of enriching himself with lobbyist money as a member of Congress. The nearly two-minute ad, which will be promoted on conservative web sites, highlights the fact that Gingrich faced…

Gary Johnson: Gingrich ‘proposed the death penalty for marijuana’

Over the weekend, struggling Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson reminded MSNBC viewers that GOP frontrunner Newt Gingrich had once to called to punish some drug offenders with death. “Newt Gingrich, in 1997, proposed the death penalty for marijuana — for possession of marijuana above a certain quantity of marijuana,” Johnson…

Gingrich stands by ‘invented’ Palestinians jab

Leading Republican White House contender Newt Gingrich has stood by remarks that Palestinians are an “invented” people, which have sparked outrage as he seemed to call into question long-held US policy on statehood. “Is what I said factually correct? Yes. Is it historically true? Yes,” Gingrich said during a thorny…

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