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Newt Gingrich Dodges Questions About Campaign

Newt Gingrich Dodges Questions About Campaign

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — At an event at Georgetown University, GOP contender Newt Gingrich avoided all talk of his troubled campaign, including recent announcements that he would shed a third of his staff.Instead, Gingrich gave a che…

Pro-Gingrich Super PAC Might Be Ray of Hope for Campaign

Pro-Gingrich Super PAC Might Be Ray of Hope for Campaign

Richard Ellis/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign is facing drastic budget cuts, but the super PAC supporting him, Winning Our Future, is still going strong, purchasing radio and email advertising time in several upc…

Gingrich, Strapped for Cash, Lays Off Third of Staff

Gingrich, Strapped for Cash, Lays Off Third of Staff

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Running low on cash and falling further behind in the delegate count, Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich will slash about a third of his campaign staff in an effort to stay in the race for as…

Obama’s Russian Comments ‘Destructive of American Interests,’ Gingrich Says

Obama’s Russian Comments ‘Destructive of American Interests,’ Gingrich Says

Richard Ellis/Getty Images(WILMINGTON, Del.) — Newt Gingrich, the first candidate to campaign in Delaware, on Monday night pushed his $2.50-per-gallon-of-gas energy plan and jabbed President Obama about comments caught on an open microphone with outgo…

David Plouffe: Newt Gingrich’s Comments ‘Reprehensible’

David Plouffe: Newt Gingrich’s Comments ‘Reprehensible’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Obama senior adviser David Plouffe eviscerated former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on “This Week” after the GOP presidential candidate lashed out at the president for his comments on the death of Florida teenager Tray…

Gingrich Calls Obama’s Trayvon Martin Remarks ‘Disgraceful’

Gingrich Calls Obama’s Trayvon Martin Remarks ‘Disgraceful’

Peter Foley/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Obama’s remarks on Friday about the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin drew scowls from GOP presidential contender Newt Gingrich, who called them “disgraceful” and divisive.“…

Gingrich: It Should ‘Bother’ Obama That People Think He’s Muslim

Gingrich: It Should ‘Bother’ Obama That People Think He’s Muslim

Richard Ellis/Getty Images(FOURCHON, La.) — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is amping up his language on President Obama’s faith and his relationship with Muslims.  Gingrich told ABC News Friday that he takes the president a…

Gingrich Throws Romney Campaign Gaffe to the Alligators

Gingrich Throws Romney Campaign Gaffe to the Alligators

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(HOUMA, La.) — Mitt Romney’s Etch-A-Sketch problem came up against a toy alligator in the hands of Newt Gingrich at a campaign stop Thursday.The Republican presidential candidate was horsing around with a to…

Gingrich Late to Respond to Voter Calling Obama a Muslim

Gingrich Late to Respond to Voter Calling Obama a Muslim

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(LAKE CHARLES, La.) — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, asked to explain Wednesday why he did not correct a voter who called President Obama a Muslim during a question and answer session, said that it’s…

GOP Rule Won’t Block Gingrich’s Chances

GOP Rule Won’t Block Gingrich’s Chances

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — If Newt Gingrich fails to win five states, he might not be eligible in the first round of voting at the Republican National Convention.That doesn’t mean he can’t be the nominee, and it may not eve…

Etch-A-Sketch Comment Takes Hold of Campaign Conversation

Etch-A-Sketch Comment Takes Hold of Campaign Conversation

ABC News (ARBUTUS, Md.) — Rick Santorum’s campaign spokeswoman Alice Stewart was dispatched to Toys R Us Wednesday morning to buy 20 Etch-A-Sketchs. She handed them out at a town hall for Santorum’s chief rival, Mitt Romney, in Arbutus, Md…

Gingrich Says De Niro’s ‘White First Lady’ Crack Is ‘Inexcusable’

Gingrich Says De Niro’s ‘White First Lady’ Crack Is ‘Inexcusable’

Peter Foley/Getty Images(SHREVEPORT, La.) – Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich called on President Obama to apologize for comments made by actor Robert De Niro at a fundraiser supporting the president.“What De Niro said last ni…

Poll: GOP Favors Santorum over Romney but Both Score Low Broadly

Poll: GOP Favors Santorum over Romney but Both Score Low Broadly

AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Rick Santorum reached a new high in favorable ratings from Republicans in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, numerically outpointing Mitt Romney among party regulars.But both remain underwater more broadly, a sign o…

Buddy Roemer Beats Gingrich, Paul in Puerto Rican Primary

Buddy Roemer Beats Gingrich, Paul in Puerto Rican Primary

BuddyRoemer.com(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Sunday’s primary in Puerto Rico was bad for any GOP candidate not named Mitt Romney.  However, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul had particularly dismal performances on the island.The votes are still being …

Newt Gingrich Says JFK, Big Ideas Inspire Campaign

Newt Gingrich Says JFK, Big Ideas Inspire Campaign

Richard Ellis/Getty Images(BARRINGTON, Ill.) — Speaking to high school students in Illinois Thursday, Newt Gingrich said he looked to Democratic President John F. Kennedy as an example of how to inspire Americans to do great things.“I think ther…

Newt Gingrich Says Illinois Primary ‘Largely Will Be Romney, Santorum’

Newt Gingrich Says Illinois Primary ‘Largely Will Be Romney, Santorum’

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(ELGIN, Ill.) — After two days of campaigning in Illinois, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich told reporters that he believes the race in Illinois “largely will be Romney and Santorum.”A poll last w…

Santorum’s Best Shot May Be Gingrich Remaining in the Race

Santorum’s Best Shot May Be Gingrich Remaining in the Race

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Rick Santorum’s wins in Mississippi and Alabama has renewed calls from supporters and pundits for Newt Gingrich to drop out of the Republican presidential primary and allow Santorum a proper one-on-one …

Why Gingrich Isn’t Getting Out of GOP Race

Why Gingrich Isn’t Getting Out of GOP Race

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Newt Gingrich has won only two of the 25 states to vote so far, but he’s not getting out of the race any time soon.Gingrich firmly believes that staying in the race is the best way to prevent Mitt Romne…

Newt Gingrich Says Romney’s Inevitability ‘Collapsed’

Newt Gingrich Says Romney’s Inevitability ‘Collapsed’

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich lost both Alabama and Mississippi to Rick Santorum on Tuesday.  But while Gingrich campaign advisers had called the two states “must-…

ANALYSIS: Doubts on Romney’s Conservatism Help Santorum in the South

ANALYSIS: Doubts on Romney’s Conservatism Help Santorum in the South

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Voters unimpressed with Mitt Romney’s conservative credentials split between Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich in Alabama and Mississippi, leaning enough toward Santorum to give him a pair of wins — but l…

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