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#Newt Gingrich

# newt-gingrich - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Explainer: Why has the US government shutdown and what does it mean?

How did this happen, what does it mean and what’s going to happen next? TheJournal.ie explains all.

# newt-gingrich - Monday 14 May, 2012

Ron Paul effectively ends presidential campaign

The move leaves Mitt Romney without serious rivals in the contest for the Republican nomination.

# newt-gingrich - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Newt Gingrich bows out of US presidential campaign

Former House speaker called on Republican Party members to back Mitt Romney instead of “radical” Obama.

# newt-gingrich - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Explainer: The ‘Super PAC’ and how it’s changing US elections forever

We explain the origin of the ‘Super PAC’ – and how their unlimited clout threatens to rewrite the political rule book.

# newt-gingrich - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Santorum suspends campaign for Republicans' Presidential nomination

The former Pennsylvania senator’s move all but guarantees that Mitt Romney will be the man to face Barack Obama in November.

# newt-gingrich - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Airport security investigated over video of man being dragged face-down Oklahoma This post contains videos

Airport security investigated over video of man being dragged face-down

Oklahoma officers were videoed pulling the man by his legs as he lay face-down on the floor.

# newt-gingrich - Friday 23 March, 2012

Is Ron Paul quietly winning the Missouri caucuses?

Missouri has nearly as many delegates as Illinois – and Ron Paul may be doing enough to take the majority of them.

# newt-gingrich - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Romney extends Republican lead with strong Illinois win

Romney’s 46.7 per cent in Illinois – the home state of Barack Obama – is enough to extend his lead over Rick Santorum.

# newt-gingrich - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Santorum maintains Republican challenge with two more primary wins

The former Pennsylvania senator wins in Alabama and Mississippi – meaning Mitt Romney is still without a win in the south.

# newt-gingrich - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Mitt Romney prevails - just about - in not-so-Super Tuesday

Romney tops the poll in six states, but Rick Santorum’s showing – particularly in the key battleground of Ohio – is a strong one.

As it happened: Santorum runs Romney close on dramatic ‘Super Tuesday’

A dramatic night in the race for the Republican Party nomination, and we followed it all the way…

# newt-gingrich - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Romney and Santorum prepare to square off in Super Tuesday battles

Voters in 10 US states will today decide on who should be the Republican presidential nominee, with everything to play for.

# newt-gingrich - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Romney extends lead with victory in Washington state

The frontrunner left his opponents scrambling for second place last night in the race for the Republican US presidential nomination.

# newt-gingrich - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Romney scores major wins in Michigan and Arizona primaries US 2012 This post contains videos

Romney scores major wins in Michigan and Arizona primaries

Mitt Romney overcomes a strong showing from Rick Santorum to top polls in Michigan – the state where his father was governor.

# newt-gingrich - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Rick Santorum under fire at Republican debate

Yep, another debate.

# newt-gingrich - Saturday 18 February, 2012

Rick Santorum's surge in polls forces Obama campaign to shift target

With Rick Santorum surging back in Republican polls, Barack Obama is readying an attack on an opponent it hadn’t expected.

# newt-gingrich - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Romney back on track after narrow win in Maine caucuses

Mitt Romney scores a victory in Maine’s non-binding caucuses, but Ron Paul is a close second just 200 or so votes behind.

# newt-gingrich - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Romney win in Nevada leaves opponents out of options

As Mitt Romney romps home, with over 42 per cent of the vote, opponents are left to wonder: how can we win now?

# newt-gingrich - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Gingrich admits defeat in Republicans' Nevada caucuses

Newt Gingrich says he’s simply hoping for a good second place, but admits that Ron Paul could push him close there too.

# newt-gingrich - Friday 3 February, 2012

Donald Trump endorses Romney’s bid for Republican nod

The backing of the celebrity magnate may mean millions more in Mitt Romney’s coffers – but Trump won’t rule himself out yet.

# newt-gingrich - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Romney takes Florida as women ditch Gingrich

Mitt Romney routed the other candidates in the winner-takes-all primary and took the opportunity to get digs in at both Obama and Europe.

# newt-gingrich - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In tonight’s Fix: Latest on ‘SOPA Ireland’; radical changes for taxis; and who’s in trouble over Eye Of The Tiger?

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From The Daily Edge Newt Gingrich is getting sued for using 'Eye of the Tiger' during rallies Newt Gingrich This post contains videos

Newt Gingrich is getting sued for using 'Eye of the Tiger' during rallies

But he’s not the first politician to face the wrath of the music industry for his choice of song during campaign rallies.

Romney holds advantage over Gingrich as Florida votes in Republican primary

The battle to face Barack Obama in the autumn presidential election steps up a gear as the sunshine state holds its primary today.

# newt-gingrich - Friday 27 January, 2012

Aggressive Romney slams Gingrich in final pre-Florida debate US 2012 This post contains videos

Aggressive Romney slams Gingrich in final pre-Florida debate

Romney called on Gingrich to apologise for a controversial ad on immigration and mocked his desire to put a human colony on the moon.

# newt-gingrich - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Disclosures reveal Mitt Romney pays lower taxes than the average American The Taxman This post contains videos

Disclosures reveal Mitt Romney pays lower taxes than the average American

One of the frontrunners for the Republican nomination for the US presidency has released his tax returns and they make for interesting reading…

# newt-gingrich - Sunday 22 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Newt Gingrich comeback seals victory in latest US primary

In an upset victory, Gingrich won 40 per cent of the vote in last night’s South Carolina primary, well ahead of second-placed Mitt Romney.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…

# newt-gingrich - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Explainer: What happens now in the US Republican primaries?

So we’ve been through Iowa and New Hampshire, with three dropouts. So what’s next on the road to the Road to the White House?

# newt-gingrich - Friday 20 January, 2012

As polls narrow Gingrich launches attack on media ahead of Carolina vote US 2012 This post contains videos

As polls narrow Gingrich launches attack on media ahead of Carolina vote

The final debate ahead of the South Carolina primary vote on Saturday took place last night with polls showing frontrunner Mitt Romney is under pressure.

# newt-gingrich - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Rick Perry drops out of presidential race ahead of Carolina primary

The Texas governor is the latest to drop out of the race for the White House, giving his backing to Newt Gingrich.

# newt-gingrich - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

US 2012: Did Rick Santorum actually beat Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus?

The pair were separated by just eight votes after an initial count earlier this month.

# newt-gingrich - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Romney comes under attack at pre-South Carolina Republican debate US 2012 This post contains videos

Romney comes under attack at pre-South Carolina Republican debate

The battle to be the Republican nominee reaches the conservative state of South Carolina where the first of two pre-primary debates took place overnight.

# newt-gingrich - Monday 16 January, 2012

Jon Huntsman backs Romney for Republican nod after suspending campaign

The former diplomat blames in-party mudslinging as he backs Romney – less than a week after calling him “unelectable”.

# newt-gingrich - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

First votes of New Hampshire primary see Romney under pressure

Voters are heading to the polls in the first presidential primary of the campaign to win the Republican nomination.

# newt-gingrich - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Romney wins Iowa (just), what now in race to be the Republican nominee?

Neck-and-neck with Rick Santorum in Iowa, what now for the former governor of Massachusetts and the other candidates hoping to face Barack Obama in the autumn?

In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off Caucus This post contains images

In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off

Mitt Romney won in Iowa after a long night for candidates and supporters. Here’s how it looked…

# newt-gingrich - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president US 2012 This post contains videos

5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president

Our quick-and-easy guide to the six men and one woman hoping to be the candidate to face Barack Obama in the autumn…

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