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  • (2012)Actor Jon Voight Endorses Romney, Says Newt Gingrich 'Falls Short

    03/09/2016 5:57:18 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 10 replies
    ABC News ^ | 1/2/2012 | EMILY FRIEDMAN
    Academy Award winning actor Jon Voight threw his support behind Mitt Romney today, telling a crowd of hundreds at a local restaurant that Newt Gingrich "falls short" of having the characteristics needed to run the White House. "Governor Romney is a man of faith, honor, love, and truth," said Voight. "These are the first very important qualities a president must have. He is strong, honest, and wants to bring the country back to its exceptional place, where we have been for hundreds and hundreds of years, until President Obama decided to follow his father's footsteps and take us to socialism."...
  • Newt May Score Upset Win in Delaware

    04/24/2012 3:15:03 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    Newser ^ | April 24, 2012 | Rob Quinn
    (Newser) – Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, and Delaware hold their Republican primaries today and while many observers have already heard the fat lady sing for Newt Gingrich, there may still be a twist or two left in the race. Gingrich has been spending a lot of time in Delware and he may be able to rally conservatives and jolt Mitt Romney by snatching a surprise primary win like the one Christine O'Donnell scored in 2010, Politico finds. Gingrich—who has had more penguin bites than primary wins since taking Georgia seven weeks ago—needs five wins to get on the...
  • Newt Gingrich Web Address: Vote To Protect Marriage in North Carolina

    04/24/2012 3:09:26 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 2 replies
    ElectAd -- YouTube ^ | April 23, 2012 | Newt Gingrich
    4:38 video -- Newt Gingrich Web Address: Vote To Protect Marriage in North Carolina
  • Newt and Callista to pay homage to Billy Graham and Richard Petty [a very full week in NC]

    04/23/2012 11:57:59 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 7 replies
    News Observer ^ | April 23, 2012 | robchristensen
    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich plans a heavy campaign schedule in North Carolina this week, puncturing talk that he was suspending his campaign here. Gingrich, accompanied by his wife Callista for the first time here, plans to hit the Republican-rich Piedmont area of the state this week, as he campaigns for the May 8 primary. They are paying homage to several iconic Tar Heel figures -- Billy Graham and Richard Petty. And as a big fan of zoos, Gingrich has also set a aside two hours to visit the N.C. Zoo in Asheboro. The schedule suggests that Gingrich is doubling...
  • Romney camp [Guy Molinari] is taking nothing for granted on Staten Island or in NY [they can't]

    04/23/2012 6:07:36 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    SI News - Staten Island News ^ | April 23, 2012 | Tom Wrobleski
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Mitt Romney may be the presumptive GOP nominee against Democratic President Barack Obama, but Republican primaries will still be held in New York and elsewhere tomorrow. Guy Molinari, Romney's state campaign director, said the Romney forces are taking nothing for granted, looking to battle Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich across the Empire State, where 95 delegates are at stake. "We have to redouble our efforts and go for a clean sweep," said Molinari. "We want to win every congressional district." And that includes Staten Island. Even though Molinari said informal tracking shows Romney is "very strong"...
  • Adelsons give Gingrich super PAC another $5 million

    04/23/2012 5:58:34 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | April 23, 2012 | Aaron Blake
    .....many assumed the Adelsons had stopped funding the former House speaker’s campaign. The super PAC spent just $1.5 million in March, even though the month featured several Southern primaries in which Gingrich ostensibly could have performed well. But the fresh infusion of Adelson money came in after Super Tuesday on March 6, after primaries a week later in Alabama and Mississippi (where Gingrich placed a respectable second and the super PAC spent about $1 million combined) and just a few days before Louisiana, where the super PAC did spend some money. Because of the late nature of the donation, Winning...
  • Newt Not Taking ‘No’ in North Texas

    04/23/2012 3:43:31 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 7 replies
    PolitiJim's Rants ^ | April 22, 2012 | Jim
    This is only 5 days late but necessary to get out. Newt Gingrich invaded the Dallas area last Monday to meet with grassroots leaders and media. Want to know what he said BEHIND closed doors? It ain’t over - is what happened. First, I owe an apology to Santorum supporter and long time Twitter friend @Malvenue for being particularly harsh in the face of his defeatist attitude that “it’s all over” and Romney is the nominee. That is both FACTUALLY wrong and wrong as an attitude for any true patriotic conservative. It is FAR from over. No one has reached...
  • Newt defiantly hangs tough in GOP race

    04/23/2012 3:18:16 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 18 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 22, 2012 | Jennifer Harper
    With 21 campaign events scheduled this week, persistent Republican hopeful Newt Gingrich does not appear willing to appease those who want him out of the presidential race. With wife Callista, Mr. Gingrich embarks on intensely local appearances in Delaware and North Carolina: he’ll frequent regional GOP luncheons, visit a library, an azalea festival and elementary schools. He’ll throw out the first pitch at a Gardner-Webb University baseball game and brave an appearance at the North Carolina Zoo — which has puffins but no penguins. The candidate was nipped by the latter last week during a zoo appearance; but that is...
  • Was Newt Gingrich’s campaign the worst in history? [joyful-spittle from the Establishment]

    04/23/2012 3:03:55 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 37 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 22, 2012 | Joseph Curl, covered the White House and politics for a decade for The Washington Times
    You know you’re running a lousy presidential campaign when you get bitten by a penguin. Newt Gingrich, still in the race only because a deep-pocket casino magnate is funding his pathetic run, was campaigning last week for the zoo-animal vote in St. Louis — on a private tour, of course — and got nipped by a Magellanic penguin. Oh, if only he’d taken a jaunt through Big Cat Country or fed the crocodiles in the Herpetarium: Perhaps we’d all be out of our misery now. The Newt’s presidential campaign has got to be one of the worst ever run in...
  • Romney expected to dominate in Delaware but Gingrich "keeping the heat on"

    04/22/2012 6:48:51 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 26 replies
    UPI ^ | April 22, 2012 | NICOLE DEBEVEC
    Mitt Romney is dominating in northeastern states conducting primaries Tuesday, particularly since Rick Santorum has left the race, observers note. Santorum, who announced he was suspending his campaign two weeks ago, had seen his once-huge lead in Pennsylvania shrink steadily and had said winning the Keystone State was key to his campaign continuing. That said, Romney was expected to claim a huge number of delegates from Delaware, Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island, even with Santorum in the race. Nothing's happened to change that expectation, except to possibly solidify it. RealClearPolitics.com's delegate count showed Romney with 656, Santorum with 272,...
  • Santorum's Ala. delegates will unite with nominee IF..... Ala. GOP Chair warns Newt against division

    04/21/2012 3:20:10 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 108 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | April 20, 2012 | Phillip Rawls
    Rick Santorum, the winner of Alabama's Republican presidential primary, hasn't released his 22 Alabama delegates to support another candidate, but delegates said they expect to unite behind Mitt Romney if he locks up the GOP nomination. ....Santorum won Alabama's GOP primary March 13, picking up 22 delegates, compared with 13 for Newt Gingrich and 12 for Romney. Even though Santorum has suspended his campaign, the rules of the Alabama Republican Party bind his delegates to him until he releases them. Dean participated in a conference call with Santorum on Monday, during which the former Pennsylvania senator told delegates he has...
  • Newt Gingrich slams Mitt Romney over limiting mortgage deductions

    04/18/2012 7:15:00 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 47 replies
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | April 18, 2012 | jJim Galloway
    “Conservatives believe in the classical American definition of fairness – that every American be treated equally under the law… “Governor Romney’s tax proposal violates that principle by giving politicians the power to carve out exceptions in the law for people of certain incomes. Furthermore, it sets the stage for future tax increases, as politicians will continually try to decrease the income threshold where citizens will no longer be able to avail themselves of the deductions.”
  • Romney and Gingrich stump at GOP dinner in Lancaster

    04/18/2012 5:34:17 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 24 replies
    WFMZ ^ | April 17, 2012 | Will Lewis
    The political spotlight has shifted to Pennsylvania. To Lancaster County, specifically. The stars have come out for the Republican party -- at least, some of the stars. Presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich addressed a big GOP fundraiser, one week before primary election day. Many of the 1,200 attendees of the dinner are still undecided about who will get their vote. They heard two different speeches, and one political analyst says one person missing could have made huge gains for Mitt Romney. The anticipation was high for many Republicans in the Lancaster Convention Center. They knew each candidate would...
  • Presidential hopeful plans county campaign stop

    04/17/2012 12:44:24 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 8 replies
    Shelby Star ^ | September 17, 2012 | Corey Friedman
    KINGS MOUNTAIN — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich will bring his plans for economic recovery to the proving ground next week. The former House speaker is visiting the 238 Cherokee Street Tavern in downtown Kings Mountain to meet Robert Bolin, the restaurant’s owner and an entrepreneur who employs a combined 45 people in four business ventures. Bolin says high business taxes are hobbling the economy. “It costs me 35 percent of the profits every year,” Bolin said. “As a business owner, it’s one of the biggest problems we’re constantly facing. If we could control more of that money and I...
  • Romney, Gingrich appear together at GOP event in Lancaster

    04/17/2012 12:17:16 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 33 replies
    WFMZ ^ | April 17, 2012
    LANCASTER, Pa. - Two of the Republican candidates for president are in Pennsylvania a week ahead of the state's primary election. Mitt Romney, the GOP's all-but-certain presidential nominee, and Newt Gingrich, are scheduled to speak at the Republican Committee of Lancaster County’s spring event in Lancaster on Tuesday evening. Rick Santorum, who suspended his campaign last week, has canceled his appearance. Santorum, a former Pennsylvania U.S. senator, hasn't hinted whether he'll eventually endorse Romney, but said he'll say soon how he'll continue to press for conservatism in politics.
  • [Since they booted Newt out] Republicans Gone Missin’

    04/17/2012 11:29:56 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 8 replies
    Red State ^ | April 17, 2012 | littletboca Diary
    Republicans gone missin’ again – in 2010 they received an injection of new blood energetic men and women ready to “take back our Country. But, the Old Republican Establishment gave them a grand welcome and shot them in the foot every time they stepped forward with a substantial idea that would strengthen our Nation’s foundation. What the freshmen didn’t know is the Old Republican Establishment has been around for a long time and they’re happy basking in the sun, playing golf and living high on the hog off of taxpayer’s money. They actually black balled the freshman stars like Paul...
  • Gingrich In North Texas, Insists Republican Primary Not Over Yet

    04/17/2012 1:57:06 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 42 replies
    CBS-DFW ^ | April 16, 2012 | Jack Fink interview with Newt Gingrich
    RICHARDSON (CBSDFW) – Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich says he’s not leaving the Presidential race anytime soon. “I’m the tortoise in this race,” Gingrich says. “I’ll just keep coming forward and I’m still here.” Before 75 supporters in a packed Richardson restaurant along Central Expressway Monday afternoon, Gingrich sounded upbeat. He told the town hall meeting, “I certainly felt a lot more encouraged by donors than discouraged by the elite media.” But he’s facing an uphill climb. Jack Fink: “Mitt Romney is on his way to the nomination, mathematically you can’t win, so what’s your rationale for staying in...
  • Fred Grandy Interviews Newt Gingrich [Secure Freedom Radio]

    04/15/2012 2:29:16 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 5 replies
    Secure Freedom Radio ^ | April 15, 2012 | Fred Grandy interview of Newt Gingrich
    Presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich shares his foreign policy strategy for Middle East. Gingrich touches on every country of the region from Iran to Saudi Arabia to Turkey and finally Afghanistan and speaks about the policies that would be implemented in a Gingrich Presidency. Newt discusses radical Islam, Middle East, Israel, energy independence .
  • Gingrich still fighting

    04/15/2012 8:51:14 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 68 replies
    Wilson Times - North Carolina ^ | April 15, 2012 | Janet Conner-Knox
    Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich came to Wilson on Saturday to ask Wilson Republican voters for their support and to let them know although he is the underdog he isn’t giving up his fight for the presidency. “I want you to know that I am the last conservative standing in this race, and that I intend to be the last conservative campaigning in this race,” Gingrich said. The Wilson County Republican Party held a kick off for the election Saturday afternoon at the Wilson County Fairgrounds. Other candidates also stood before the crowd of about 400 people and...
  • Texas is Rising for Newt Gingrich (Fox News 11:05 Sunday morning)

    04/15/2012 6:29:32 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 38 replies
    GOP The Wall ^ | April 15, 2012 | Susan Petrey
    Susan Petrey will be on @FoxNews at 11:05am this morning with great lady @jehmu. Join us if u can !