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Newt Gingrich

  • Calendar

    September 19, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Santorum's low-turnout, symbolic Minnesota victory signals Republican dissatisfaction

    ​Well, with Romney finishing a distant third, T-Paw is looking less influential than ever, isn't he?Rick Santorum crushed his Republican presidential competitors during yesterday's Minnesota GOP caucus, but the victory is only as significant as the momentum it generates for his campaign in states ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Ron Paul glitterbombed at Minneapolis Convention Center [VIDEO]

    There's something in the air the night before the caucus. ​As Republican candidates descended on our fair state for today's caucus, the glitter was inevitably not far behind. At a campaign rally in downtown Minneapolis last night, Congressman Ron Paul became the latest conservative presidential c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Santorum splatters Romney, Gingrich in new Minnesota ad [VIDEO]

    ​After months of playing relatively nice with his fellow GOP presidential contenders, Rick Santorum's new Minnesota ad splatters Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich.With a shit-eating smirk on his face, Romney is shown standing in front of a sinister Gingrich. Obama is in front of both of the GOP frontr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    MNGOP leadership throws support behind Romney

    ​Minnesota's Republican vanguard is throwing its weight behind Mitt Romney's bid to be the 2012 Republican presidential nominee.Later today, House Speaker Kurt Zellers and House Majority Leader Matt Dean will reportedly headline a list of Romney's legislative backers. Last week's polling indicates ... More >>

  • Arts

    February 1, 2012
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    January 27, 2012

    Poll: Obama crushes all GOP candidates in Minnesota [GRAPHIC]

    ​All signs point toward a blue November in Minnesota, at least as far as the presidential race is concerned.A new Public Policy Polling poll indicates that Barack Obama is on track to cruise to a comfortable win here no matter which Republican contender ultimately emerges as the GOP candidate.In a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Poll: Minnesota is Gingrich territory

    Somehow, Newt is more popular than Romney even with MN women.​Minnesota is Newt Gingrich territory. That's the conclusion emerging from a new Public Policy Polling poll of likely Republican voters in the state.The poll, conducted last weekend, just over two weeks ahead of the February 7 Minnesota ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Bachmann not pulling punches as Iowa Caucus nears

    ​With the Iowa Caucuses less than a week away, the 2012 Presidential campaign's preseason is not for long, and Michele Bachmann is far behind Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry and Ron Paul in the polls. Republican candidates will begin to drop like punch-drunk boxers as the primary process moves from Iowa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    Lizz Winstead discusses dumb politicians, upcoming projects

    ​Minnesota native Lizz Winstead will be back for the holidays for what has become an annual homecoming show in which she puts her wry spin on the last year in American politics. The writer, comedian, and Daily Show creator spends all year performing topical material in an ever-changing lineup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    Michele Bachmann assails conservative opponents in new ad

    Michele Bachmann: Consistently crazy. ​Michele Bachmann's campaign ads have continued to be a mind-boggling facet of this presidential race. A couple months ago, she released four minutes of what looked like a bad Power Point presentation that made us think her campaign was running on fumes. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Bachmann a hit at first-ever Twitter debate, asks "4 ur vote"

    Bachmann has mastered the hashtag.​Michele Bachmann did well at the first-ever Twitter debate, using a bit of Twitter savvy to outshine several second-tier candidates.The debate, sponsored by conservative site Townhall.com, saw Bachmann swimming in the shallow end of the Republican pool against Ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Bachmann & Associates glitter-bombed [PHOTOS]

    Gay barbarians, at it again!​It appears Bachmann & Associates, Marcus Bachmann's "pray the gay away" clinic, has become the latest victim of a glitter-bomb. In pictures released by Nick Espinosa, the same gay rights activist who glitter-bombed Newt Gingrich in May, protesters in barbarian cost ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Bachmann surges into second place

    ​Michele Bachmann left Tim Pawlenty in the dust in the wake of the New Hampshire Republican debate on Monday, not among Republicans in the Granite State, but also nationally, if you believe the polls. She's vaulted into second place behind Mitt Romney in both cases.

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty gets glittered in San Francisco [VIDEO]

    Screen shot from Politico Reporters snapped the aftermath of the glitter attack on T-Paw​First Newt Gingrich, now T-Paw: the glitter rainbow is everywhere. Our former governor and current GOP presidential contender was signing books in San Francisco today at a conference on health care. That' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann will debate in New Hampshire

    So friendly looking.​Will he call her a "pain in the ass" and threaten to "rip her lungs out" in person? Will she remember to look into the right camera and get her Revolutionary War history straight? Those questions and more may be answered when Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty show up fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Leno needles Gingrich over glitter shower in Minneapolis

    The Gingrich glitter shower in Minneapolis earns rave reviews.​That humiliating Newt Gingrich glitter shower at the hands of local left-wing activist Nick Espinoza rated a mention on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Leno aired video of the prank, captured during a book signing for the Minnesota F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Five reasons to welcome The Rapture

    ​As the world cowers in fear of the Great Retribution "about" to befall us, we have to wonder what we're so afraid of. Firstly: if everything is reduced to nothingness tomorrow, then our unexistence probably won't bother us too much. I mean, gnomes and unicorns don't seem too upset about their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Watch Newt Gingrich get punk'd with a glitter shower in Minneapolis [VIDEO]

    Robert EricksonNewt Gingrich gets a glitter shower.​Newt Gingrich is having a seriously crappy week. First he goes off the Republican rails on Sunday by insisting that privatizing Medicare is a really bad idea. Next he has to bat down a scandal about running a $500,000 tab at Tiffany and Co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Tim Pawlenty calls out GOP presidential poseurs

    Tim Pawlenty faces the also-rans.​Tim Pawlenty wanted to look like bona fide presidential material tonight on Fox News, facing down the likes of Mitt Romney, Mike Huckabee and Newt Gingrich in a GOP debate from South Carolina. But those folks are not showing up. Neither is Michele Bachmann, n ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 4, 2011
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    April 11, 2011

    Newt Gingrich, adulterer, will raise cash for Minnesota Family Council

    Do as Newt says, not as he does.​Newt Gingrich, currently enjoying his third sanctity of marriage, is coming to Minnesota in May to headline a fundraiser for the values voters folks at the Minnesota Family Council. For $100 a pop, the guy who cheated on one cancer-stricken wife, and then che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Pawlenty will run for president or get off the pot in two weeks [UPDATE]

    It's make-your-mind-up time.​Tim Pawlenty says he will decide once and for all in the next two or three weeks whether he'll make a 2012 run for the White House. After three epic campaign commercials, a national book tour, frequent-flyer excursions to New Hampshire and Iowa, and incessant sucking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Newt Gingrich will enlighten you for $5,000 a pop

    It's Gingrich time.​Newt Gingrich says a lot of crazy stuff, but deep down, he's just a tortured intellectual working through the trials of being misunderstood by lesser lights. And if you've got $5,000 to spare, he'll tell you all about it later this month.

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2010

    Washington Post rates Tim Pawlenty a "most influential" Republican

    T-Paw recently raised cash and his profile in Tennessee​He dropped one position, from 4th to 5th, but Tim Pawlenty is still ranked by the Washington Post as one of the Top 10 most influential Republicans. And among GOPers jockeying for 2012, the Post says he and Mitt Romney lead the pack, "dol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Jon Stewart fact checks Michele Bachmann

    ​ ... And Newt Gingrich, Sarah Palin, Sean Hannity and Fox News in general, bullshitters all. The gleeful evisceration of Bachmann and Palin comes five minutes into the video clip below, as they invoke the name of Ronald Reagan during their Minneapolis love-fest to smear Obama for being a pie- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Pawlenty's road show heads to Florida

    If it's Friday it must be Florida: Gov. Tim Pawlenty will continue racking up the frequent flyer miles when he puts in an appearance Nov. 13 at The Forum Club of Southwest Florida in Palm Beach, north of Miami.

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Ouch: Pawlenty takes last in latest GOP 2012 poll

    There's a new poll out from Rasmussen Reports on 2012 GOP candidates and Gov. Tim Pawlenty came in at a depressingly low 4 percent of the vote.

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Newt gives Pawlenty thumbs-up for 2012 presidential run

    He basically stopped short of full-out endorsing him three years before the election. That's some passion for another man.

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    Pawlenty makes it to Elite 8, battling DeMint for Final 4

    Gov. Tim Pawlenty managed to squeeze out a win against Newt Gingrich in National Public Radio's March Madness GOP 2012 bracket. Can he make it to the Final Four?

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Pawlenty doesn't care about the 2012 GOP bracket

    While we would love to trust our wonderful governor, we kind of suspect he's already filled one out himself and sees T-Paw making it to the finals. It's an embarrassing thing to admit, we know.

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Pawlenty makes Sweet 16, aiming to win it all in 2012

    In conjunction with more exciting NCAA March Madness, National Public Radio has a 2012 GOP bracket poll running on their site for the next Republican candidate.

  • Feature

    May 28, 2008

    Annette Meeks

    The True Believer

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2008
  • Blogs

    April 13, 2007

    4/13 Morning Communiqué

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    The University of Vermont Republicans Club closes thanks to Newt Gingrich, scientists at Oxford uncover a new suspect in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2006

    11/29 Morning Communiqué

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    MRIs reveal sitting up straight not good for your back, free pizza for Lois Lane residents, Gingrich wants to limit freedom of s ... More >>

  • Music

    October 14, 1998
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    July 15, 1998
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    August 6, 1997

    Trickle-Up Economics

    The budget deal is chock-full of outrageous considerations for corporations bought with campaign cash.

  • Feature

    July 23, 1997

    Cleaning House

    In their plodding way the Thompson hearings have elicited much new info illustrating the Democratic Party's orgy of greed for campaign cash.

  • Feature

    January 8, 1997

    The Least and the Slightest

    Eye of Newt, Clinton's toes; Beltway whores have ethics woes!

  • Feature

    January 8, 1997
  • News

    July 24, 1996
  • Feature

    December 13, 1995

    Bill of Wrongs

    The terrors of counterterrorism.

  • Arts

    December 6, 1995
  • News

    November 29, 1995
  • News

    November 15, 1995

    The Lord's Own Safety Net

    As social programs fall away, fundamentalist groups like Teen Challenge are rushing to take their place.

  • Feature

    November 8, 1995

    Powellmania

    The general and his suitors

  • Feature

    November 1, 1995

    Vanishing Point

    The dirty secret of education reform.

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