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Christina Jeffrey’s Son Writes Letter To The Editor Criticizing Newt

Last week, I discussed what I consider to be both a revealing and embarrassing episode from Newt Gingrich’s tenure as Speaker in the House, which resulted in the House going without an official historian for a decade. In short, Gingrich … Continue reading

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Historian Newt Gingrich Responsible For Decade Long Lack Of Official House Historian

As pretty much everyone knows, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich likes to cast himself as an expert on just about everything thanks to his long ago PhD in history. He’s even claimed that he was hired by Freddie Mac to … Continue reading

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Dr. Keith Ablow: Gingrich’s Infidelity Is A Reason He Should Be President, But Anthony Weiner Needed To Resign

Media Matters and New York’s Dan Amira are highlighting an op-ed published on Fox News.com yesterday by Glenn Beck co-author Dr. Keith Ablow, which argues that Newt Gingrich’s two broken marriages shouldn’t concern potential voters. In fact, Ablow argues that Gingrich’s … Continue reading

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Obama’s Claim Of Historic Success Has Some Factual Support

In Playbook today, Mike Allen flagged an unaired excerpt of President Obama’s recent 60 Minutes interview in which POTUS suggested that the “legislative and foreign policy accomplishments” of his first two years in office were better than or equal to … Continue reading

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Disclosure Needed For Closer To Politico’s ‘Bad Newt’ Article

On Twitter, Josh Marshall calls Alexander Burns and Maggie Haberman’s new article on “the return of Bad Newt” a “good piece.” And indeed it is, filled with juicy on-and-off-the-record quotes we’ve all come to expect from Politico. But it’s also … Continue reading

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The Candidate GOP Voters Trust Most With Nukes Wants To Develop Deployable Nukes

On Wednesday, Fox News released its latest poll, finding that in a head-to-head match President Obama and Mitt Romney are essentially tied (nominally, Romney bests Obama 44 to 42, but that is within the poll’s margin of error) in the … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln Wants To Rename The EPA The Environmental Solutions Agency

Last night, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich previewed yet again another Contract With America, promising that it “will be 10 times deeper and more comprehensive than 1994.” But that’s not the bit of campaign trail exaggeration that’s got me excited. … Continue reading

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