Newt Gingrich emerges from the Republican ashes

    Just when you thought it was safe to read news about Congress and politics, we find the re-emergence of the Darth Vader of Republican Conservatism — Newt Gingrich.

    Newt. Again.Defeated at the polls, divided over issues and outflanked by the Democrats, Republicans in Congress turn their lonely eyes to … the former speaker of the House?