In the Loop: Newt Gingrich


Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Newt Gingrich’s goodbye video: flouting U.S. flag law

Newt Gingrich gave an early farewell to his supporters Tuesday. But our colleague Karen Tumulty noticed something. . . something . . . didn’t seem right about the video.

By Al Kamen  |  12:07 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Newt Gingrich, U.S. Flag, Callista, Sheldon Adelson, Gingrich video, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Obama, Biden and Snooki: Poets at heart

A new “modern poetry” anthology puts the oft-bizarre utterances by politicians and celebrities in poetry form. A fun read.

By Al Kamen  |  05:02 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Charles Schumer, John Boehner, poetry, Anthology of Really Important Modern Poetry, Israel, Harry Reid, Kathryn Petras, Ross Petras, Silvio Berlusconi, Donald Trump, Newt Gingrich, Hugo Chavez, Ann Coulter, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 03/28/2012

Mitt Romney? Etch-a-what?

A new poll finds that, despite all the media hoopla, most people have never heard about the Romney Etch a Sketch flap and even fewer say it will effect their votes.

By Al Kamen  |  02:36 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Etch A Sketch, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Pew Research Center, Pew, President Obama, Hillary Clinton, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Mitt Romney aide’s ‘Etch A Sketch’ moment

Democrats quickly pounced on Romney campaign aide’s explanation of how the candidate would tack to the center after the primaries to appeal to moderates.

By Al Kamen  |  12:06 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Republican primaries, GOP primary, Eric Fehrnstrom, Etch A Sketch, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 03/13/2012

Has Mitt Romney put Arizona in play for 2012?

GOP candidate Mitt Romney’s anti-immigrant rhetoric may put Arizona’s 11 electoral votes in play in a state where Latinos are about 20 percent of eligible voters.

By Al Kamen  |  12:03 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Rush Limbaugh, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, John McCain, President Bush, Latinos, Arizona, Latino voters, Fox News, Pete Wilson, Kris Kobach, Richard Carmona, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop, Dream Act, Arizona battleground, Obama campaign

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Forbes to Santorum: Stop talking about Satan

Publisher Steve Forbes, during a phone interview, reflects on the GOP candidates.

By Al Kamen  |  04:35 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Steve Forbes, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul, GOP, Republican primary