Newt on Newt: ‘I’m going to be the nominee’

Newt on Newt: ‘I’m going to be the nominee’

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich continues to surge in polls and his rise is hurting presumed front-runner Mitt Romney. Gingrich’s entry to the top tier of the GOP Presidential field turns the up-and-down political road to the nomination into a two-man race with backbenchers Ron Paul and Jon Huntsman jockeying for  distant third […]

Herman Cain: Dead man walking

Herman Cain: Dead man walking

Scandal-scarred Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain may not admit it publicly yet but his hobbled campaign for the GOP nomination is over. That’s the consensus of Republican campaign operatives and political professionals contacted by Capitol Hill Blue and other news organizations. Comments from those who run and advise campaigns for a living range from “he’s […]

Cain considers dropping Presidential bid

Cain considers dropping Presidential bid

Beleaguered, scandal-tinged GOP Presidential candidate Herman Cain is “reassessing” his campaign and may drop out of the crowded Republican field, Capitol Hill Blue has learned. While top campaign aides deny the “reassessment” may result in withdrawal, sources close to the Cain campaign say paid staff are already on the phone seeking jobs elsewhere. “There’s a […]

Woman claims 13-year affair with Cain

Woman claims 13-year affair with Cain

Herman Cain says he did not have sex with that woman…Ginger White. Wait a second: This scenario has a familiar ring. Some years back, President Bill Clinton says he didn’t have “sexual relations with that woman…Ms. Lewinsky.” Turns out he was having some some of relations with the White House intern. Now GOP presidential contender […]

Gingrichs gains key endorsement, surges in polls

Gingrichs gains key endorsement, surges in polls

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich‘s political star continued to rise over the weekend with an endorsement from the powerful Manchester Union Leader and new polls showing him surpassing Ron Paul for second place in the key primary state. “Newt’s on the rise, there’s no doubt about that,” a veteran GOP political operative told […]

Ohmigod! Obama, Romney, Gingrich and Santorum forget God on Thanksgiving

Ohmigod!  Obama, Romney, Gingrich and Santorum forget God on Thanksgiving

Memo to President Barack Obama:  When offering gratitude for Thanksgiving, don’t forget a Supreme Being. The President forgot to thank God for Thanksgiving and he’s catching hell for the oversight. Religious conservatives, right-wing talk show hosts and God-knows-who else are sounding off on the issue. But while the rabid right is pounding Obama for leaving […]

Gingrich rolls the dice in latest GOP gabfest

Gingrich rolls the dice in latest GOP gabfest

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich took his shoot-from-the-lip political nature into the latest GOP presidential debate Tuesday and wandered into dangerous and uncharted territory on immigration and Social Security. It was vintage Gingrich, unleashing the riverboat gambler style that served him during is contentious days in Congress. Instead of playing it safe, Gingrich […]