Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich: We Can’t Allow ‘Hysteria’ To Destroy People By Those Who Solely Want to ‘Get Even’

In the midst of the tidal wave of sexual harassment allegations, <b>Newt Gingrich</b> warned that innocent individuals could be swept up and have their lives …

Sean Hannity

Newt Gingrich: Trump's historic impact on the federal court system will help our nation prosper for decades to come

As Congress and President Trump continue to work to pass the most significant tax cuts in more than 30 years, the president is also implementing another enormous conservative reform that will strengthen America for decades.<p>With the help of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., the …

Opinion

Newt Gingrich: House and Senate GOP must stay united to enact tax cuts

House Speaker Paul Ryan and Republican members deserve real acclaim for passing the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act last week. Now it’s up to the Senate to get tax cut legislation to President Trump for signing into law.<p>After enduring a painful first half of 2017, consumed primarily with the seemingly …

Opinion

The net neutrality farce

For the sixth time in the last decade, U.S. rules on "network neutrality" are set to flip.

Internet

Shribman: Just how revolutionary are these GOP rebels?

CLOSE<p>Republicans and Democrats shouted across each other in a heated Senate Finance committee hearing debating the tax bill overhaul. The Senate …

Milwaukee

What If Ken Starr Was Right?

In the longstanding liberal narrative about Bill Clinton and his scandals, the one pushed by Clinton courtiers and ratified in media coverage of his post-presidency, our 42nd president was only guilty of being a horndog, his affairs were nobody’s business but his family’s, and oral sex with Monica …

Opinion

Wall Street and Trump are about to kill the CFPB, the only government agency that effectively polices bank scams, crimes and frauds

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (previously) is practically the only US regulator we can be proud of -- founded by Elizabeth Warren before …

Richard Cordray

The Great Available Panel - The Colbert Report

The Colbert Report<p>The Great Available Panel<p>Clip1/26/2012<p>John Harwood, Katrina vanden Heuvel and David Cassidy share their thoughts on Newt Gingrich's …

Comedy Central

The Interview: John King

The Interview: John King on CNN, Elections, and Donald Trump’s Tweets<p>He grew up delivering the <i>Herald</i> in Dorchester. Now he’s one of the nation’s most …

Boston

Forget alternative facts. We’re now in an alternate reality.

In the beginning, there were alternative facts. Now we are being governed in an alternate reality.<p>Heading toward approval of their tax bill this week, House Republicans had a teensy problem: Their vaunted tax “cut” actually was a tax hike for millions of Americans. It lowered taxes by hundreds of …

Opinion

The U.S. has more climate skeptics than anywhere else on earth. Blame the GOP.

In most of the world, climate change is settled science.<p>Not so in the United States. President Trump has called human-made climate change a “hoax perpetuated by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing noncompetitive.” Former House speaker Newt Gingrich has suggested that climate …

Climate

White House: Trump is troubled by the accusations against Moore but believes Alabama voters should decide

This is Hannity’s position exactly (surprise) and it couldn’t have been any other way. Hannity follows the laws of populist talk radio and so, …

Conservative View

Why Isn’t There More Republican Opposition to the G.O.P. Tax Plan?

On Wednesday night, Reuters held a panel discussion at its Times Square headquarters about the Republican tax plan. It turned out to be one-sided. None of the three economists up on the dais had anything positive to say about the bills being considered on Capitol Hill. Neither did the fourth panel …

Business

Wall Street Journal: Bannon 'obvious loser' in Roy Moore controversy

The Wall Street Journal in a new editorial calls former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon an "obvious loser" in the controversy surrounding …

Wall Street Journal

Congress Has Its Own Creep Protection System

The sexual harassers in Washington rarely face consequences—and stick taxpayers with the bill when they do.<p>We are seeing how an informal protection …

U.S. Politics

Online Gambling -- None Of Washington's Business (But Its Enemies Don't Care)

One of the things that gives capitalism a bad name is the way those who’ve been successful in it sometimes turn to the government to keep out competition that could reduce their profits or even put them out of business. It’s deplorable when people who have used their entrepreneurial talents to …

Opinion

Axios Liberals Claim Politics 'Went Insane' Starting With Rise of Gingrich and Fox News

Mike Allen, the former <i>New York Times</i> political reporter and Politico guru, sent a “Special Report” to his Axios.com email subscribers headlined <b>“How</b> …

Conservative View

Slouching Towards Birmingham

A couple of my writer friends have weighed in today on the Roy Moore affair. While I generally agree with them, I want to make a couple of …

Conservative View

Sessions: Obama Marijuana Policy Remains In Effect

Obama-era guidance that allows states to legalize marijuana without federal interference remains in effect, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday during a congressional hearing. He also conceded that cannabis is not as dangerous as heroin and that a current budget rider prevents the …

Cannabis

Gingrich: Hillary Clinton Has a 40-Year History of Breaking the Law, Enriching Herself & Lying About It Insider

<b>Tom Fitton: Mueller Probe Is 'Fruit of the Poison Tree,' Should Be Shut Down</b><p><b>Judge Nap: 'There's More Than Meets the Eye' in Carter Page-Russia Story</b><p>A number of Republican lawmakers are calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appoint a special counsel to investigate Hillary Clinton, Fusion GPS, …

Hillary Clinton

Newt Gingrich Slams 'Phony News' WaPo for Bombshell Roy Moore Report

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said Monday it was surprising to him how quickly a “lynch mob” formed after allegations of sexual assault …

Elections

On The Sean Hannity Show, Newt Gingrich says a "lynch mob" is after Roy Moore

Gingrich compared Moore to Clarence Thomas's phrase "modern day lynching"<p>From the November 13 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' <i>The Sean Hannity …

Liberal View

Fox's Ed Rollins bemoans "the morality police" for calling on Roy Moore to exit AL Senate race

ED ROLLINS: The qualification to be a U.S. senator are to be 30 years of age and have lived in the state and be a citizen for five years. There's …

Liberal View

Roy Moore: An Acid Test For The Self-Righteous Right

Whenever a politician insists too fervently on his own pious morality — and his duty to impose that particular brand of morality on everyone else — …

Roy Moore

I Never Liked Mitt Romney, But Now I’m Desperate for His Comeback

He might run for Senate. Si se puede, Mittser! He’s a decent, honorable man. That’s all we can ask for these days.<p>I was never much of a Mitt Romney …

Elections

Newt Gingrich: The veterans who have shaped my life

Last Saturday night, Callista and I had the great privilege of attending the Marine Corps Ball in Rome, Italy. The event commemorated the 242nd birthday of the United States Marine Corps, and we were lucky to have arrived in Rome in time to attend.<p>Former Private First Class Harold Blunk was the …

Opinion

Virginia may foretell a brighter future for Dems

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dispirited Democrats received an early Christmas gift Tuesday with the election of Ralph Northam as governor of Virginia. In an American political ritual, the same Democrats who were prepared to treat a loss as irrelevant are now portraying their win as earth-shattering. Meanwhile, …

Opinion

Newt Gingrich: Hillary Clinton's been getting away with unethical, illegal behavior for 40 years

The never-ending saga of Clinton corruption continues to unfold, with the latest chapter being written by former Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile.<p>In an excerpt from her new book, Brazile finally begins to reveal to the American people what <i>actually</i> happened behind closed doors …

Hillary Clinton

Newt Gingrich: Tax reform is never easy, but GOP majorities hang in the balance

House Republicans under the leadership of Speaker Paul RyanPaul RyanBudget vote raises red flag for GOP on tax reform Dems yearn for days of GOP …

Congressional Committees

Retirements shine spotlight on GOP term limits for chairs

The surprise retirements of several veteran Republicans are reigniting debate about the GOP's self-imposed term limits for committee chairs.

U.S. Congress