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# newt-gingrich - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 1st 2013, 9:57 AM 20,787 Views 91 Comments

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
# US 2012
# US 2012

Ron Paul effectively ends presidential campaign

May 14th 2012, 9:49 PM 3,328 Views 39 Comments

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
# Newt Gingrich
# Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich bows out of US presidential campaign

May 3rd 2012, 8:11 AM 963 Views 9 Comments

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
# US2012
# US2012

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

Apr 15th 2012, 9:15 AM 2,983 Views 14 Comments

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
# US2012
# US2012

Santorum suspends campaign for Republicans' Presidential nomination

Apr 10th 2012, 8:24 PM 3,500 Views 22 Comments

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
# Oklahoma

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

Mar 25th 2012, 4:04 PM 10,328 Views 25 Comments

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?
# US 2012
# US 2012

Is Ron Paul quietly winning the Missouri caucuses?

Mar 23rd 2012, 7:49 AM 1,825 Views 17 Comments

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
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney extends Republican lead with strong Illinois win

Mar 21st 2012, 8:03 AM 753 Views 9 Comments

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
# US 2012
# US 2012

Santorum maintains Republican challenge with two more primary wins

Mar 14th 2012, 8:33 AM 31 Views 0 Comments

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
# US 2012
# US 2012

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

Mar 7th 2012, 7:29 AM 1,713 Views 9 Comments

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’
# US 2012
# US 2012

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

Mar 7th 2012, 4:00 AM 4,105 Views 14 Comments

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
# Super Tuesday
# Super Tuesday

Romney and Santorum prepare to square off in Super Tuesday battles

Mar 6th 2012, 8:03 AM 1,030 Views 13 Comments

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
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney extends lead with victory in Washington state

Mar 4th 2012, 9:57 AM 956 Views 2 Comments

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
# US 2012

Romney scores major wins in Michigan and Arizona primaries

Feb 29th 2012, 7:32 AM 738 Views 3 Comments

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
# US 2012
# US 2012

Rick Santorum under fire at Republican debate

Feb 23rd 2012, 9:33 AM 1,551 Views 14 Comments

Yep, another debate.

# newt-gingrich - Saturday 18 February, 2012

Rick Santorum's surge in polls forces Obama campaign to shift target
# US 2012
# US 2012

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

Feb 18th 2012, 7:31 PM 4,344 Views 28 Comments

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
# Maine Man
# Maine Man

Romney back on track after narrow win in Maine caucuses

Feb 12th 2012, 11:14 AM 1,334 Views 4 Comments

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
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney win in Nevada leaves opponents out of options

Feb 5th 2012, 11:31 AM 1,688 Views 1 Comment

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
# US 2012
# US 2012

Gingrich admits defeat in Republicans' Nevada caucuses

Feb 4th 2012, 3:23 PM 1,499 Views 0 Comments

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
# US 2012
# US 2012

Donald Trump endorses Romney's bid for Republican nod

Feb 3rd 2012, 12:46 PM 1,365 Views 14 Comments

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
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney takes Florida as women ditch Gingrich

Feb 1st 2012, 7:27 AM 1,517 Views 13 Comments

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
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jan 31st 2012, 7:49 PM 3,428 Views 1 Comment

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
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Jan 31st 2012, 4:42 PM 3,906 Views 4 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Newt Gingrich is getting sued for using 'Eye of the Tiger' during rallies
# Newt Gingrich
From The Daily Edge
# Newt Gingrich

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

Jan 31st 2012, 3:57 PM 2,083 Views 6 Comments

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
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney holds advantage over Gingrich as Florida votes in Republican primary

Jan 31st 2012, 9:51 AM 886 Views 2 Comments

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
# US 2012

Aggressive Romney slams Gingrich in final pre-Florida debate

Jan 27th 2012, 10:51 AM 1,383 Views 5 Comments

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
# The Taxman

Disclosures reveal Mitt Romney pays lower taxes than the average American

Jan 24th 2012, 9:30 AM 1,781 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 22nd 2012, 11:00 AM 59 Views 2 Comments

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

Newt Gingrich comeback seals victory in latest US primary
# Usa 2012
# Usa 2012

Newt Gingrich comeback seals victory in latest US primary

Jan 22nd 2012, 9:52 AM 1,909 Views 16 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Jan 22nd 2012, 9:00 AM 6,447 Views 10 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# newt-gingrich - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Explainer: What happens now in the US Republican primaries?
# US 2012
# US 2012

Explainer: What happens now in the US Republican primaries?

Jan 21st 2012, 8:15 AM 2,452 Views 13 Comments

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
# US 2012

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

Jan 20th 2012, 10:47 AM 1,105 Views 11 Comments

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
# US 2012
# US 2012

Rick Perry drops out of presidential race ahead of Carolina primary

Jan 19th 2012, 4:28 PM 2,184 Views 10 Comments

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?
# Santorum Surge
# Santorum Surge

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

Jan 18th 2012, 2:37 PM 2,638 Views 4 Comments

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
# US 2012

Romney comes under attack at pre-South Carolina Republican debate

Jan 17th 2012, 11:21 AM 1,047 Views 2 Comments

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
# US 2012
# US 2012

Jon Huntsman backs Romney for Republican nod after suspending campaign

Jan 16th 2012, 4:57 PM 1,164 Views 2 Comments

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
# US 2012
# US 2012

First votes of New Hampshire primary see Romney under pressure

Jan 10th 2012, 8:47 AM 1,058 Views 9 Comments

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?
# US 2012
# US 2012

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

Jan 4th 2012, 3:33 PM 1,432 Views 7 Comments

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
# Caucus

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

Jan 4th 2012, 9:34 AM 998 Views 2 Comments

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
# US 2012

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

Jan 3rd 2012, 2:23 PM 3,783 Views 44 Comments

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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