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Secret Service detains reporter who asked Gingrich about Fox News

The United States Secret Service detained a North Carolina reporter over the weekend after he asked Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich about recent comments that were critical of Fox News. During a private campaign event at Wesley College in Delaware last week, the former House Speaker had asserted that News…

Gingrich: ‘CNN is less biased than Fox’

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Wednesday blasted his former employer, Fox News, accusing them of being in the tank for rival Mitt Romney “all the way through.” During a private campaign event at Wesley College in Delaware, the former House Speaker asserted that News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch had…

Gingrich complains he ‘can’t afford teleprompters’ after bouncing $500 check

Struggling Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Wednesday joked that he couldn’t even buy a teleprompter after his campaign recently bounced a $500 check. Utah Elections Director Mark Thomas told The Salt Lake Tribune that Gingrich gave the state a $500 check in March to cover election filing fees, but…

Gingrich: Running for president is ‘much harder than I thought it would be’

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, lagging far behind his rivals and his campaign mired in debt, acknowledged Sunday that Mitt Romney was his party’s “most likely” nominee. But the former House speaker insisted he was staying in the race despite being far outpaced by frontrunner Romney and fellow…

Gingrich: Opponents ‘can’t comprehend’ my big ideas

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says his ideas are so big that the news media can’t cover them and his opponents can’t comprehend them. Speaking at the Northwest Suburban Republican Lincoln Day Dinner in Springfield, Illinois on Wednesday, the former House Speaker explained that he was staying in the race…

Gingrich: ‘Baloney’ that Obama’s Quran burning apology saved lives

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Sunday blasted President Barack Obama for apologizing after U.S. troops allegedly burned Muslim holy books in Afghanistan. The president told ABC News last week that the apology was necessary to “save lives” because protests over the Quran burnings have caused multiple deaths, including at…

Gingrich: You can’t put a dead deer on a Volt

After denying it earlier, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich admitted on Friday that a gun rack could be installed in Chevrolet’s electric Volt, but he insisted there would be no place to put a dead deer. At a campaign event in Savannah, Georgia, the former House Speaker told a crowd…

Gingrich: ‘Transvestite’ invited me to ‘exorcism of Jerry Falwell’

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich recently told a story about a “transvestite” he met to explain why he doesn’t agree with “San Francisco values.” Gingrich explained a 2006 fundraising pitch, in which had asked for donations so that conservative accomplishments were not “lost to the San Francisco values of would-be…

Gibbs zings Gingrich: We’ll call him for lunar colony advice

Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on Sunday dismissed foreign policy criticism from Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, quipping that his advice was only valuable “[i]f there’s a problem on a lunar colony.” Last week, Gingrich had blasted President Barack Obama for apologizing to Afghans after U.S. troops reportedly…

Man proves Gingrich wrong, puts gun rack in Chevy Volt

Despite what Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich claims, it is possible to put a gun rack in the 2012 Chevy Volt electric car. At a campaign event in Georgia over the weekend, the former House Speaker told supporters that he would bring back cheaper gas because “you can’t put a…

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