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Virginia Republican pleads guilty to dozens of counts of voter fraud

A Virginia Republican and supporter of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) pleaded guilty on Tuesday to perjury and 36 counts of voter fraud. Adam Ward, 28, claimed he collected more than 11,000 petition signatures for Gingrich during the Republican presidential primaries, in an effort to ensure the candidate’s embattled…

Report: Gingrich advised Freddie Mac on expanding home loans

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) claims he advised the government-sponsored Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, otherwise known as Freddie Mac, against home loan practices that led to the housing market’s collapse in 2008 — but sources within the company tell reporters at Bloomberg News a different story. In a…

Poll: Ron Paul claims frontrunner status, soaring past Gingrich, Romney

A surprising new poll out of Bloomberg News on Tuesday morning found that former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) is not the only Republican to benefit from the seeming demise of other prior frontrunners. Beating all the odds and the pundits’ expectations, Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) has emerged as one…

Romney to Gingrich: The individual mandate was your idea

Republican presidential candidates clearly came to Tuesday’s debate with the intentions of taking on former Gov. Mitt Romney. After accusing Romney of backtracking on his suggestion that the Massachusetts health care law should be available to the entire nation, former Sen. Rick Santorum did his best not to allow him…

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…

Top 5 signs Newt Gingrich is still running for president

While former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was one of the first Republicans to officially announce his candidacy for the White House and was certainly the first-to be glitter-bombed, the leader of the Republican Revolution doesn’t seem to be leading much, lately. He certainly isn’t leading the polls: According to the…

Despite sinking polls and fleeing staff, Gingrich clings to 2012 campaign

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is back on the campaign trail as of last weekend, clinging to his candidacy despite having no staff and a lack of widespread public support. At a speech to the Republican Jewish Coalition in Los Angeles Sunday night, a reporter asked Gingrich if he still…

GOP hopeful Herman Cain admits he refused pizza to black neighborhood

In a startling admission recently, Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain, the former CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, said that he would apply his experience in business to a potential job in the White House: specifically, his experience in denying pizza deliveries to a black neighborhood in Omaha, Nebraska. Cain, who is…

Report: Jim DeMint not running for president in 2012

WASHINGTON – Tea party hero and Republican Sen. Jim DeMint (SC) has privately ruled out a presidential run in 2012, according to the Washington Post‘s Chris Cillizza. Though he was never a top contender, DeMint carries significant weight with the tea party movement, which is expected to play an important…

New Rumsfeld documents highlight Gingrich’s involvement with Iraq War

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) might have been persona non grata in certain Republican circles early in the aughts after he resigned the Speakership, divorced his wife and married a much-younger aide, but he was more than welcome in the Pentagon under then-Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. Documents released…

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