Newt Gingrich http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Newt Gingrich en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:01 MDT Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:47:19 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Ruminating on the current angst plaguing the GOP http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605592/Ruminating-on-the-current-angst-plaguing-the-GOP.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605592/Ruminating-on-the-current-angst-plaguing-the-GOP.html 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' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602496/A-third-Mitt-Romney-run-seen-as-far-fetched.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602496/A-third-Mitt-Romney-run-seen-as-far-fetched.html 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? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601875/Why-are-some-big-controversies-a-non-issue-in-election-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601875/Why-are-some-big-controversies-a-non-issue-in-election-year.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650867/Christie-Walker-court-GOP-donors-in-Las-Vegas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650867/Christie-Walker-court-GOP-donors-in-Las-Vegas.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650808/Christie-Walker-court-GOP-donors-in-Las-Vegas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650808/Christie-Walker-court-GOP-donors-in-Las-Vegas.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649287/GOP-targets-Clinton-courts-women-as-summit-ends.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649287/GOP-targets-Clinton-courts-women-as-summit-ends.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641220/Analysis-Post-shutdown-pragmatism-is-in.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641220/Analysis-Post-shutdown-pragmatism-is-in.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588588/House-has-no-functional-majority-with-which-to-govern.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588588/House-has-no-functional-majority-with-which-to-govern.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588115/Most-of-what-you-hear-about-the-shutdown-is-wrong.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588115/Most-of-what-you-hear-about-the-shutdown-is-wrong.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587802/Letter-Different-Republicans.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587802/Letter-Different-Republicans.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639059/Lawmakers-feeling-heat-from-government-shutdown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639059/Lawmakers-feeling-heat-from-government-shutdown.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639042/Govt-shutdown-No-progress-on-ending-stalemate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639042/Govt-shutdown-No-progress-on-ending-stalemate.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638925/Government-powers-down-Obama-to-address-country.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638925/Government-powers-down-Obama-to-address-country.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638857/With-no-weekend-talks-1st-US-shutdown-in-17-years-seen-as-unavoidable.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638857/With-no-weekend-talks-1st-US-shutdown-in-17-years-seen-as-unavoidable.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638851/Republican-fight-on-US-shutdown-shows-simmering-civil-war.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638851/Republican-fight-on-US-shutdown-shows-simmering-civil-war.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638811/Ive-seen-this-movie-before.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765638811/Ive-seen-this-movie-before.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636009/GOP-pushes-rising-stars-amid-skepticism.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636009/GOP-pushes-rising-stars-amid-skepticism.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584467/New-book-Mitt-Romney-had-second-thoughts-about-2012-run-for-president.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584467/New-book-Mitt-Romney-had-second-thoughts-about-2012-run-for-president.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634765/Tricky-obstacles-ahead-to-averting-shutdown-in-Sept-but-DC-may-be-on-track.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634765/Tricky-obstacles-ahead-to-averting-shutdown-in-Sept-but-DC-may-be-on-track.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634344/IRS-collection-of-health-tax-reinforces-personal-responsibility.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765634344/IRS-collection-of-health-tax-reinforces-personal-responsibility.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633641/Texas-Gov-Perry-wont-seek-re-election-in-2014.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765633641/Texas-Gov-Perry-wont-seek-re-election-in-2014.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631097/Political-passions-take-summer-break.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631097/Political-passions-take-summer-break.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624771/Game-on-Early-GOP-auditions-for-2016-election.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624771/Game-on-Early-GOP-auditions-for-2016-election.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624727/Too-early-Republicans-audition-for-2016-election.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624727/Too-early-Republicans-audition-for-2016-election.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624658/Sen-Portman-stirs-mixed-reaction-with-same-sex-marriage-stance.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765624658/Sen-Portman-stirs-mixed-reaction-with-same-sex-marriage-stance.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623451/Keeping-kids-out-of-jail-new-report-shows-progress-on-alternatives.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765623451/Keeping-kids-out-of-jail-new-report-shows-progress-on-alternatives.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572306/Campaign-finance-reforms-2-the-time-is-now.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865572306/Campaign-finance-reforms-2-the-time-is-now.html 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' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620988/Louisiana-Gov-Bobby-Jindal-GOP-should-change-just-about-everything.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620988/Louisiana-Gov-Bobby-Jindal-GOP-should-change-just-about-everything.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620940/GOP-gathers-for-some-soul-searching.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620940/GOP-gathers-for-some-soul-searching.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620723/Big-crowd-high-spirits-for-2nd-Obama-swearing-in.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765620723/Big-crowd-high-spirits-for-2nd-Obama-swearing-in.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569867/Columnist-Post-election-criticisms-have-turned-Mitt-Romney-into-something-hes-not.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865569867/Columnist-Post-election-criticisms-have-turned-Mitt-Romney-into-something-hes-not.html 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) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619022/Secretary-of-State-Hillary-Clinton-admitted-to-hospital-with-blood-clot-following-concussion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619022/Secretary-of-State-Hillary-Clinton-admitted-to-hospital-with-blood-clot-following-concussion.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615504/Ross-Douthat-The-Mitt-Romney-presidential-candidacy-in-retrospect.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615504/Ross-Douthat-The-Mitt-Romney-presidential-candidacy-in-retrospect.html Tue, 13 Nov 2012 17:20:45 MST After defeat, cloudy future ahead for Mitt Romney (+video) http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615009/After-defeat-cloudy-future-ahead-for-Mitt-Romney-video.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615009/After-defeat-cloudy-future-ahead-for-Mitt-Romney-video.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565754/Mystery-of-Benghazi-mess-deepens.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865565754/Mystery-of-Benghazi-mess-deepens.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614334/Billionaires-shadowy-groups-fuel-pricey-election.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765614334/Billionaires-shadowy-groups-fuel-pricey-election.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765613310/In-debates-and-life-Romney-likes-the-rules.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765613310/In-debates-and-life-Romney-likes-the-rules.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765613304/President-Obama-trying-to-hold-off-Mitt-Romney-with-women-voters.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765613304/President-Obama-trying-to-hold-off-Mitt-Romney-with-women-voters.html 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 Voter ticket-splitting could determine next Senate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765611336/Voter-ticket-splitting-could-determine-next-Senate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765611336/Voter-ticket-splitting-could-determine-next-Senate.html The close race for majority control of the Senate may come down to this: Sat, 13 Oct 2012 08:00:55 MDT President Obama trying to avoid miscue in first debate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765608365/President-Obama-trying-to-avoid-miscue-in-first-debate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765608365/President-Obama-trying-to-avoid-miscue-in-first-debate.html Less than five weeks from Election Day, Obama has political momentum and an edge in polls of the battleground states that... Mon, 01 Oct 2012 13:15:23 MDT Hours of preparation for Mitt Romney ahead of debate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765608358/Hours-of-preparation-for-Mitt-Romney-ahead-of-debate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765608358/Hours-of-preparation-for-Mitt-Romney-ahead-of-debate.html If Republican Mitt Romney stumbles during Wednesday's presidential debate, it won't be for a lack of preparation. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 12:45:10 MDT