Newt Gingrich en Gingrich: Some 'Brand New Players' Might Emerge At GOP Convention Saying that Mitt Romney may not be able to "grind his way toward the nomination" despite a huge fundraising advantage, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich told NPR today that he sees no reason to exit the Republican presidential race and that there's a chance of a new contender emerging at the party's convention in August.<p>"I'm not so sure you wouldn't get a series of brand new players" stepping forward during a brokered convention, he told <em>Morning Edition</em> co-host Steve Inskeep.<p>Or, he said, he might emerge as the convention's choice. Wed, 21 Mar 2012 17:45:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 2702 at Gingrich: Some 'Brand New Players' Might Emerge At GOP Convention Energy Fuels Newt Gingrich's Comeback Plan <p></p> Sun, 26 Feb 2012 21:29:00 +0000 NPR Staff 2164 at Energy Fuels Newt Gingrich's Comeback Plan Georgia On His Mind, Gingrich Faces Key Primary Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is facing his most important challenge yet — winning Georgia on Super Tuesday. Georgia is considered Gingrich's home because he represented parts of the state in Congress for 20 years, but he hasn't lived there for more than a decade.<p>Over the weekend, Gingrich held several rallies, including one in Peachtree City, south of Atlanta, where he stressed that this area has long supported him.<p>"It is great to be home," Gingrich told the crowd. Tue, 21 Feb 2012 08:44:00 +0000 Kathy Lohr 2022 at Georgia On His Mind, Gingrich Faces Key Primary Gaming for the Presidency <p>We take a look at the rising influence of gaming culture in politics.</p> Mon, 23 Jan 2012 16:44:23 +0000 Virginia Prescott 1504 at Gaming for the Presidency South Carolina: Gingrich's Last Stand? <p></p> Wed, 18 Jan 2012 14:54:30 +0000 Tamara Keith 1449 at South Carolina: Gingrich's Last Stand? 'Food Stamp President': Race Code, Or Just Politics? All of the Republican presidential hopefuls take on President Obama in their stump speeches, attacking his health care plan, his jobs record and more.<p>But the shorthand former House Speaker Newt Gingrich uses, calling the nation's first black president the "food stamp president," is raising questions.<p>It's a theme Gingrich has used since Iowa, and he returned to it during a forum in Charleston, S.C., over the weekend.<p>"Over here you have a policy which, with Reagan and me as speaker, created millions of jobs — it's called paychecks. Tue, 17 Jan 2012 05:01:00 +0000 Debbie Elliott 1430 at Santorum and Gingrich Campaigns Head to South Carolina <p>Neither of them finished in the top three in New Hampshire, but Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum both say their campaigns will continue.</p><p>The two of them battled for fourth place behind Mitt Romney, Ron Paul and Jon Huntsman.</p><p>Gingrich says he&rsquo;ll campaign tomorrow in South Carolina.</p><p>&ldquo;I&rsquo;m asking each of you not to slow down, in the next couple of days, make a list of every person you know in South Carolina and every person you know in Florida cause those are the next two great contests.&rdquo;</p> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 06:01:25 +0000 Amy Quinton 1351 at Santorum and Gingrich Campaigns Head to South Carolina Republican Presidential Candidates Make Last Push <p>&nbsp;</p><p>Mitt Romney spent his Monday focusing vote-rich southern New Hampshire. He started at a chamber of commerce breakfast Nashua, where a comment he made about choice in health care,</p><p>&ldquo;I like being able to fire people who provide services to me,&rdquo;</p><p>became a late-breaking flashpoint. &nbsp;Democrats and republicans rivals Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry and Jon Huntsman all piled on. So much so that at Romney&rsquo;s next stop in Hudson he called a press conference, his first since the Iowa caucuses, to defuse the matter.</p> Mon, 09 Jan 2012 22:20:46 +0000 Sam Evans-Brown, , Amy Quinton, Josh Rogers & Jon Greenberg 1290 at Republican Presidential Candidates Make Last Push Gingrich Takes Aim at Romney and Paul <p>Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is drawing sharp distinctions between himself and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney in the final days of the New Hampshire primary.&nbsp;&nbsp; Gingrich presents himself as a consistent conservative.</p><p>Speaking to reporters in Concord, Newt Gingrich said Mitt Romney&rsquo;s record puts him at odds with the bulk of the Republican party.&nbsp; Gingrich underscored two features of the Massachusetts health insurance plan enacted under Romney.</p> Wed, 04 Jan 2012 21:13:41 +0000 Jon Greenberg 1227 at Gingrich Takes Aim at Romney and Paul To Win Over Iowans, Gingrich Aims At Judges In the final leg of the campaign in Iowa, the Republican presidential candidates are talking about judges. No one has made them a bigger issue than Newt Gingrich.<p>Overhauling the judiciary has become one of his key proposals on the stump.<p>Conservatives have used "activist judges" as a battle cry for many election cycles now. But in Iowa, the issue has special resonance since the judiciary became a potent political issue two years ago.<p>In 2009, the state Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage. And conservative activist Bob Vander Plaats decided the people responsible needed to go. Mon, 19 Dec 2011 16:38:45 +0000 Ari Shapiro 1013 at Politifact NH Checks up on Newt <p>NHPR's Jon Greenberg finds out if what Newt recently said about community banks is true..or...not so much.</p> Mon, 21 Nov 2011 20:30:41 +0000 Virginia Prescott 548 at Politifact NH Checks up on Newt Gingrich Gets Going <p>Former House speaker Newt Gingrich&rsquo;s surge to the top tier of the GOP presidential field has been sudden. Its also come without the benefit of a traditional campaign structure in early voting states. NHPR&rsquo;s Josh Rogers reports.</p><p>&nbsp;Newt Gingrich predicted victory when he opened his state campaign headquarters in Manchester last week. But Gingrich also told supporters winning wouldn&rsquo;t be easy.</p> Wed, 16 Nov 2011 22:05:17 +0000 Josh Rogers 482 at Gingrich Gets Going Gingrich Files For Primary <div class="transcript"><p>Former House Speaker joins race and signs pledge to cut taxes, spending and the size of government. NHPR&#39;s Josh Rogers reports.</p></div><p>Republican Newt Gingrich has added his name to the list of NH primary The former house speaker described vying for the presidency here as an awesome experience.</p><p>&quot;From my perspective this is a place that is one of the great centers of American self-government. People have been made and broken in this state and it&rsquo;s the center of real conversation.&quot;</p> Tue, 25 Oct 2011 21:51:44 +0000 Josh Rogers 122 at Gingrich Files For Primary