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Say What? Gingrich Says Removing Donor Limits Will ‘Equalize The Middle Class And The Rich’

Gingrich: Remove Campaign Donor Limits To ‘Equalize The Middle Class And The Rich’ (via http://crooksandliars.com) By David April 6, 2014 12:10 pm – Comments Former Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich argued on Sunday that allowing unlimited campaign contributions was a necessary step to “equalize” the middle class with the rich. Former Republican presidential… Now read […]

Newt Gingrich complaining about the influence of wealthy donors would be like Sarah Palin complaining about elected officials who quit their elected posts for fame, money and glory. Former House speaker Newt Gingrich (R), whose 2012 presidential bid was boosted by $15 million spent by casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife, on Friday decried […]

In recent weeks, Republican notables Paul Ryan, Newt Gingrich, and even Rand Paul, have talked about the need to reduce poverty.  Josh Barro explains why we shouldn’t buy any of it: Broadly there are two poverty problems in the United States. One is a cyclical trend: The labor market has been slack for the last […]

Many conservatives had only negative things to say about Nelson Mandela upon his passing, calling him a terrorist, a communist and other not-s0-bon-mots. Newt Gingrich has a message for his fellow conservatives who couldn’t be gracious to Mandiba. Mandela was faced with a vicious apartheid regime that eliminated all rights for blacks and gave them […]

by Sandi Behrns One thing can certainly be said for the Republican Party: they don’t ever let a little thing like irony get in their way. In this case, we see former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, who appears to be preparing for a presidential campaign in 2012, coming out as the first top […]