Post Politics: newt gingrich

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 03/15/2012

One Illinois Republican voter’s journey to a presidential pick

Richard Waddell, a retired engineer and salesman of industrial storage equipment, is a former Romney supporter, who considered switching to the Gingrich camp for a while before going with his son’s pick — Santorum.

By Paul Kane  |  06:30 AM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 03/07/2012

Newt Gingrich intensifies Deep South strategy, shifting resources to Alabama, Mississippi

Newt Gingrich is canceling campaign events scheduled for Kansas at the end of the week to shore up support in Alabama and Mississippi.

By Krissah Thompson  |  11:55 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Gingrich, at Space Camp in Huntsville: ‘America has a destiny in space’

Speaking at Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala., Gingrich says, “America has a destiny in space. That’s who we are.”

By Amy Gardner  |  03:39 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Gingrich super PAC spokesman: Santorum ‘might win if he could speak English’

Rick Tyler says Rick Santorum “might win if he could speak English.”

By Felicia Sonmez  |  01:45 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Ga. Gov. Nathan Deal, a Newt Gingrich supporter, kicks off college initiative following Santorum remarks

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal’s initiative in a Super Tuesday state comes days after Rick Santorum called the president a ‘snob’ for advocating college attendance.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  01:08 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Today on the trail: Arizona CNN Republican debate and Rick Santorum’s opportunity

The next 24 hours could be the most decisive of former senator Rick Santorum’s political career.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  09:06 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 02/18/2012

Herman Cain rallies Georgia crowd for Newt Gingrich

The former Godfather’s Pizza chief executive receives a standing ovation as he introduces the former House speaker.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  11:21 AM ET, 02/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Today on the trail: Newt Gingrich returns to Georgia; Idaho gets love from Mitt Romney, Ron Paul

Former House speaker Newt Gingrich makes a campaign-trail return to his home state today, holding two events this evening in the Peach State ahead of its Super Tuesday primary.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  09:53 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Florida GOP primary: What to watch for in the exit polls

The Post polling team has the details on what to keep your eye on tonight.

By Scott Clement  |  03:17 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:31 PM ET, 01/28/2012

Herman Cain endorses Newt Gingrich

Former presidential contender Herman Cain is throwing his support to Newt Gingrich.

By Amy Gardner and Karen Tumulty  |  09:31 PM ET, 01/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 01/27/2012

Newt Gingrich: I’m shocked by Mitt Romney’s ‘total dishonesty’

Newt Gingrich called Mitt Romney’s comments at last night’s debate “the most blatantly dishonest performance by a presidential candidate I’ve ever seen,”

By Amy Gardner  |  02:21 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 12/02/2011

Newt Gingrich, idea man: what do you think of #NewtIdeas?

By David A. Farenthold  |  12:37 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)