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Romney goes after Gingrich

Romney goes after Gingrich

Wounded GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney went on the attack in the latest Republican debate Friday night, calling former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich an influence peddler who resigned from Congress in disgrace after his peers censured him and forced him to pay a $300,000 fine for ethics violations. Gingrich, surprisingly muted while under […]

Giffords leaving Congress

Giffords leaving Congress

Arizona Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, shot in the head in Tucson last year, is leaving Congress to concentrate full time on recovering from her injuries. “I have more work to do on my recovery, so to do what is best for Arizona I will step down this week,” Giffords posted simultaneously on Facebook, Twitter and […]

Romney will release tax returns

Romney will release tax returns

Former Massachussets Gov. Mitt Romney, humbled by an unset loss to Newt Gingrich in the South Carolina GOP Presidential primary, said Sunday he will release his tax returns for the last two years. Romney’s hesitation in releasing the returns led — many believe — to his loss in South Carolina and had become an continuing […]

What now for Republicans?

What now for Republicans?

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich‘s thumping of pre-determined frontrunner Mitt Romney in South Carolina’s GOP primary Saturday has party leaders expressing concerns in conference calls and huddling to figure out how to salvage what has become a disaster in the party’s efforts to find a credible candidate to challenge President Barack Obama. With […]

Derailing the Romney Express

Derailing the Romney Express

Are Republicans so determined to put a right-winger at the top of their Presidential ticket that they will nominate anyone — including a serial adulterer with serious ethics problems — rather than Mitt Romney? That seems to be the sentiment as South Carolina GOP voters head to the polls Saturday and appear ready to give […]

Protest stalls anti-piracy bill

Protest stalls anti-piracy bill

Internet companies gave Congress in lesson in real power this week when an unprecedented, web-based protest flooded House and Senate offices with emails and phone calls and brought two bills aimed at online piracy to a screeching halt. Both the House and Senate postponed action on bills. “I have heard from the critics and I […]

It is Gingrich who is despicable and appalling

It is Gingrich who is despicable and appalling

Newt Gingrich, the serial adulterer, the philandering ex-husband of two wives he dumped during affairs with other women, the unabashed liar who preaches “family values” while screwing around, claims anyone who questions him about his lifestyle is “despicable.” “The destructive, vicious, negative nature of much of the news media makes it harder to govern this […]

Ex-wife: Gingrich wanted an ‘open marriage’

Ex-wife: Gingrich wanted an ‘open marriage’

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, surging once again on the eve of the South Carolina primary, found his freewheeling personal life under scrutiny Thursday with explosive allegations from a former wife that he wanted an “open marriage” so he could sleep with other women. When John King, moderator of Thursday night’s CNN debate, […]