Newt Gingrich Newt Gingrich en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:09:53 MST Newspapers GOP divided over using budget process on health care law Republicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama's health... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:50:21 MST Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: What's Utah's role in GOP search for a champion in 2016? With the ascension of Utah’s congressional delegation to high-profile positions, and with one of our favorite (adopted)... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 23:13:13 MST Mitt Romney talking to supporters about 3rd White House bid Mitt Romney and his wife reached out to former staff and supporters in key states over the weekend, making contact just hours... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:20:35 MST Maybe 'The Interview' wasn't such a good idea It is possible to condemn acts of cyberterrorism without celebrating a vulgar comedy that probably shouldn’t have... Thu, 01 Jan 2015 15:10:00 MST 10 people to watch in 2015 who may shift the 2016 campaign In the year that will pass before the 2016 campaign for president formally kicks off with the votes in the Iowa Caucus, any... Wed, 31 Dec 2014 16:12:10 MST Cyber warfare provides ominous welcome to 2015 You may want to tweet your mother that you’ll look for her when the war is over, a mouse click or two from now. Mon, 29 Dec 2014 19:47:00 MST Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Ruminating on the current angst plaguing the GOP Last week, former Gov. Mitt Romney hosted a swank Deer Valley retreat for prominent Republicans. We weren’t nearly... Sun, 22 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT A third Mitt Romney run seen as 'far-fetched' A new "Draft Mitt" movement being organized in Utah to recruit the former GOP nominee into making a third run for president... Mon, 05 May 2014 18:35:00 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Why are some big controversies a non-issue in election year? Big controversies sometimes capture the attention of the public but, to everyone’s surprise, fizzle as election year... Sun, 27 Apr 2014 14:00:00 MDT Christie, Walker court GOP donors in Las Vegas Two of the nation's highest-profile Republican governors on Saturday called for more aggressive leadership on America's... Sun, 30 Mar 2014 09:28:47 MDT Christie, Walker court GOP donors in Las Vegas Two of the nation's highest-profile Republican governors on Saturday called for more aggressive leadership on America's... Sat, 29 Mar 2014 18:15:14 MDT GOP targets Clinton, courts women as summit ends Hillary Rodham Clinton "has a lot to explain" should she run for president, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann told the nation's... Sat, 08 Mar 2014 15:10:01 MST Analysis: Post-shutdown, pragmatism is in Electability and pragmatism won. Ideology and rigidity lost. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 00:00:00 MST Michael Gerson: House has no functional majority with which to govern It is now clear that there is no functional majority in the House of Representatives. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Most of what you hear about the shutdown is wrong Practically everything the chattering classes have told you about the government shutdown is nonsense. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Letter: Different Republicans What Sen. Lee is doing virtually assures that Republicans will not be taken seriously in the next election. And, ironically,... Sun, 06 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Lawmakers feeling heat from government shutdown Lawmakers locked in a political stare-down Wednesday were buffeted by rising anger from across the nation about a partial... Wed, 02 Oct 2013 10:25:52 MDT Gov't shutdown: No progress on ending stalemate The political stare-down on Capitol Hill shows no signs of easing, leaving federal government functions — from... Wed, 02 Oct 2013 08:57:36 MDT Government powers down; Obama to address country Congress plunged the nation into a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a protracted dispute over President Barack Obama's... Tue, 01 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT With no weekend talks, 1st U.S. shutdown in 17 years seen as unavoidable The U.S. government stands poised for its first partial shutdown in 17 years at midnight Monday after a weekend with no signs... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 10:27:12 MDT Republican fight on U.S. shutdown shows simmering civil war The Republican war with President Obama over funding the government and the new health-care law will play out in the coming... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 08:31:11 MDT Robert Bennett: I've seen this movie before There's been lots of talk about "shutting down the government" if the Republicans don't get their way on Obamacare. Some say... Mon, 30 Sep 2013 00:00:00 MDT GOP pushes rising stars amid skepticism The Republican Party launched its latest effort Thursday to sell itself to a more diverse segment of the population,... Thu, 15 Aug 2013 19:43:58 MDT New book: Mitt Romney had second thoughts about 2012 run for president Mitt Romney had second thoughts about making another run for president in the spring of 2011 because of what he believed... Sat, 10 Aug 2013 15:25:00 MDT Tricky obstacles ahead to averting shutdown in Sept., but D.C. may be on track Despite pressure from some liberal Democrats for a September showdown in hopes of ending huge automatic, government-shrinking... Fri, 26 Jul 2013 12:54:50 MDT William Rice: IRS collection of health tax reinforces personal responsibility For a law whose admirable goal is to ensure better health care at lower cost for all Americans, the Affordable Care Act has... Sun, 21 Jul 2013 00:00:00 MDT Texas Gov. Perry won't seek re-election in 2014 Rick Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history who famously muttered "oops" after forgetting during a 2011... Mon, 08 Jul 2013 14:27:00 MDT Political passions take summer break Four years after the summer of rage that fueled the tea party movement, the political circuit is much quieter — even in... Fri, 31 May 2013 23:52:38 MDT Game on: Early GOP auditions for 2016 election Only months after President Barack Obama's re-election, an annual gathering of conservatives served as an audition for... Sat, 16 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Too early? Republicans audition for 2016 election Florida Sen. Marco Rubio implored fellow Republicans to reconnect with middle-class voters. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul basked in... Sat, 16 Mar 2013 00:00:00 MDT Sen. Portman stirs mixed reaction with same-sex marriage stance Republican Sen. Rob Portman recently announced a change of heart about gay marriage, saying that it should be allowed. Other... Fri, 15 Mar 2013 09:04:15 MDT Keeping kids out of jail: new report shows progress on alternatives While the U.S. continues to lead the world in juvenile incarceration, enormous progress has been made in recent years,... Wed, 27 Feb 2013 00:00:00 MST Richard Davis: Campaign finance reforms — the time is now The Federal Election Commission announced last week that it estimates the 2012 presidential election cost about $7 billion,... Wed, 06 Feb 2013 00:00:00 MST Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal: GOP should change 'just about everything' Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is calling on the Republican Party to "recalibrate the compass of conservatism" as the GOP... Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:11:17 MST GOP gathers for some soul-searching Republican soul-searching begins in earnest this week as GOP officials from every state in the nation come together for the... Wed, 23 Jan 2013 21:36:55 MST Big crowd, high spirits for 2nd Obama swearing-in Declaring "our work begins today", President Barack Obama vowed to "finished what we started" four years ago as hundreds of... Mon, 21 Jan 2013 00:00:00 MST Columnist: Post-election criticisms have turned Mitt Romney into something he's not In a National Review piece published Wednesday, writer Jay Nordlinger argued that Mitt Romney was one of the "brightest, most... Fri, 04 Jan 2013 12:42:53 MST Secretary of State Hillary Clinton admitted to hospital with blood clot following concussion (+video) Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was admitted to a New York hospital Sunday after the discovery of a blood clot... Mon, 31 Dec 2012 14:58:16 MST Ross Douthat: The Mitt Romney presidential candidacy in retrospect Tue, 13 Nov 2012 17:20:45 MST After defeat, cloudy future ahead for Mitt Romney (+video) Mitt Romney spent the past six years running for president. After his loss to President Barack Obama on Tuesday, he'll have... Wed, 07 Nov 2012 13:47:53 MST Mystery of Benghazi mess deepens After the 9/11 attack in Benghazi that left four Americans dead, initial questions focused on the White House story and the... Thu, 01 Nov 2012 23:59:28 MDT Billionaires, shadowy groups fuel pricey election Billionaires, anonymous donors and shadowy outside groups funneled enormous amounts of money into this year's federal... Wed, 31 Oct 2012 13:34:10 MDT In debates and life, Romney likes the rules When it comes to debates, Mitt Romney loves the rules. Mon, 22 Oct 2012 02:30:51 MDT President Obama trying to hold off Mitt Romney with women voters President Barack Obama has been wearing a pink wristband in recognition of breast cancer awareness month and his challenger,... Mon, 22 Oct 2012 02:16:49 MDT