Newt Gingrich's departure from the presidential campaign trail "was treated as news," says writer Benno Nelson. But why do we make news items out of things that aren't interesting or surprising at all? "His campaign has been dead for months," Nelson says, "yet he emerges...as a leading story by saying precisely the thing that has the least impact on anyone's life."
A top Illinois Republican says the state's primary could play a significant role in the GOP presidential race after Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich all claimed victories in the Super Tuesday primaries.Speaking before the results trickled in Tuesday night, Illinois Republican Party Chair
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed against him for allegedly violating copyrights by playing "Eye of the Tiger" at campaign events.A defense filing in U.S.
Yesterday should have been Rick Santorum’s day. The Iowa Republican Party, though desperate to make his rival, Mitt Romney, the official certified winner of its caucuses had to cough up that, in fact, it looked like Santorum had won.“One thing that is ir
Attacked as a lifelong Washington insider, newly minted Republican front-runner Newt Gingrich parried criticism from Mitt Romney in campaign debate Saturday night, telling the former Massachusetts governor, "The only reason you didn't become a career politician is because you lost to Teddy Kennedy i