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FEC warns Gingrich for paying himself with campaign funds

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has sent a second letter to Newt Gingrich’s campaign asking them to explain why almost $1 million dollars was paid to a small group of people including the presidential candidate. The Washington Times reported on Wednesday that Gingrich, members of his staff and several consultants…

The money men shaping the election campaign

WASHINGTON — A quarter of the money that has fuelled a bitter nomination battle among Republican White House hopefuls, from which no settled favorite has yet emerged, has come from just five super-rich Americans. The sway that wealthy donors have been able to exert has come about due to them…

Gingrich: I’ll make Callista ‘quite happy’ on Valentine’s Day

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Tuesday may have given supporters too much information about his sexy Valentine’s Day plan to “reconnect” with his wife, Callista. “All I can promise is that I believe she will be quite happy,” the former House Speaker told an audience in El Monte, California.…

Romney wins Maine caucuses

Mitt Romney has broken his recent streak of losses by winning the Maine caucus, according to a report on MSNBC.com. The former Massachusetts governor won 39% of the vote, closely followed by Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul, who was three percentage points behind Romney at 36%. Rick Santorum took third…

Romney wins Nevada with 50 percent: full results

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Republican Mitt Romney won the Nevada presidential caucus with 50 percent of the vote, more than twice his nearest rival Newt Gingrich on 21.1 percent, full results showed Monday. Texas Representative Ron Paul was a couple of points behind Gingrich at 18.7 percent, followed by religious…

Gingrich calls Egyptian trial ‘the Obama hostage crisis’

At a campaign event in Golden, Colorado on Monday, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich likened the planned trial of 19 Americans in Egypt to the 1979 hostage crisis in Iran, calling it “the Obama hostage crisis.” “This reminds me exactly of Jimmy Carter and the Iranian hostages. You now have…

SNL parodies Gingrich as ‘moon president’

Saturday Night Live joined in on the “Newt Gingrich loves the moon” fun in its latest episode. With his bid of becoming President of the United States no longer possible, SNL’s Gingrich is now president of the lunar world in 2014, providing him sweet redemption for those who ridiculed his…

Armey: Gingrich has a ‘first-rate vendetta’ on Romney

Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R) slammed Newt Gingrich Sunday morning for his continued attack on GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney. The chairman of the conservative group Freedom Works appeared on CNN’s State of the Union and felt that Gingrich was holding a vendetta now with the nomination seemingly in…

Moyers: Saul Alinsky ‘was a good American’

Bill Moyers decided Friday evening to defend community activist figure Saul Alinsky from Newt Gingrich’s constant attacks on him on the campaign trail. Going a little more in depth than Bill Maher’s colorful portrayal last weekend, Moyers expressed how Republicans such as former House Majority Leader Dick Armey and even…

Colbert launches ‘vicious personal attack’ Twitter meme to ‘help’ GOP

In his victory speech in Florida Tuesday night, Mitt Romney said that while some may say that a long, bloody primary battle weakens the Republican Party, he believes that it prepares them for the general election battle to come. On Wednesday’s The Colbert Report, host Stephen Colbert agreed, and presented…

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