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Gingrich launches 30-minute energy spot in Super Tuesday states

February 22, 2012 Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, who has recently shifted his focus from the economy to gas prices and energy policy, is set to air a 30-minute speech on those issues in several states that vote early in March. As prices at the pump continue to inch upward, the former House ...

Gingrich: Obama 'most dangerous president' in modern history

February 21, 2012 TULSA, Oklahoma – Barack Obama is “the most dangerous president in modern American history” and the nation's safety can't be assured until he's gone, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said Monday. Speaking to a large and enthusiastic crowd at a basketball arena on the Oral Roberts University campus, the former ...

Gingrich wants U.S. base on the moon

January 26, 2012 COCOA, Fla.--Appealing to residents of the state's economically struggling "Space Coast," Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich promised to have a permanent U.S. base on the moon by the end of his second term as president. To cheers and applause in an area that has suffered major job losses since the ...

Gingrich: Super committee collapse ‘good for America’

November 21, 2011 NASHUA, N.H. -- Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said on Monday that he thinks the collapse of the congressional super committee "is good for America," and that the country's debt problem can be solved through the regular work of Congress. The once-polarizing former speaker of the House also maintained that ...

Cain re-embraces electric fence

October 18, 2011 PHOENIX - After first apologizing for suggesting an electric fence along the border, Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain told reporters here Monday that he still thinks it's a good idea for controlling illegal immigration. "I'm not walking away from that," he said. Cain has spent the last several days explaining ...

Bachmann speaks on border agent controversy

October 4, 2011 COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - Rep. Michelle Bachmann, R-Iowa, on friendly turf among fellow conservatives, promised Monday that she would work on releasing from prison a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of using excessive force on a drug smuggler. "Yes I would, yes I would," the GOP presidential candidate said at ...