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Author: James Q. Lynch | July 5, 2011 | No comments

Iowa Republican operative Craig Schoenfeld has been named executive director of Americans for Rick Perry’s Iowa organization. The group is encouraging the Texas governor to seek the 2012 GOP presidential nomination. Schoenfeld was until recently executive director of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich’s Iowa campaign. Schoenfeld, ...

Author: Associated Press | June 9, 2011 | 4 comments

The entire top echelon of New Gingrich's presidential campaign resigned on Thursday, a stunning mass exodus that left his bid for the Republican nomination in tatters. Rick Tyler, the former U.S. House speaker's spokesman, said that he, campaign manager Rob Johnson and senior strategists had all ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | March 22, 2011 | No comments

Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the U.S. House and a likely contender for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, will be the guest on the next Iowa Press. The program will be broadcast at 7:30 p.m. March 25 and 11:30 a.m. ...

Author: Associated Press | February 27, 2011 | 3 comments

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich intends to take a formal step toward entering the 2012 presidential race within the next two weeks, Republican officials said Sunday, after months spent traveling to important primary and caucus states. These officials declined to say precisely ...

Author: Gazette Staff/SourceMedia | February 17, 2011 | No comments

WASHINGTON - Dallas businesswoman Dawn Rizos received the unexpected invitation by fax: Come to a "private dinner" with Newt Gingrich in Washington, where you will be named an "entrepreneur of the year." The catch: Rizos had to pay a $5,000 membership fee ...

Author: Gazette Staff/SourceMedia | February 14, 2011 | No comments

FRUITLAND - Rep. Tom Sands, R-Wapello, has called this era in American history a "trying time," up there with the Revolutionary War, Civil War and Great Depression. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich echoed Sands during a fundraiser for the latter Saturday, by ...

Author: Gazette Staff/SourceMedia | February 10, 2011 | No comments

WASHINGTON — Here's how wide open the 2012 race for the Republican presidential nomination is as the games begin: When Donald Trump showed up Thursday as a last-minute speaker at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference, he got a standing ovation. Many ...

Author: Gazette Staff/SourceMedia | February 10, 2011 | No comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — This is not John McCain's Republican Party. Three years and one tea party revolution after the self-described maverick won the GOP presidential nomination— but lost the White House — conservatives now rule. This week's gathering of the Conservative Political ...

Author: Gazette Staff/SourceMedia | February 8, 2011 | 1 comment

WASHINGTON — To run, or not to run, for president. That's the question facing a horde of Republicans who are weighing whether to seek their party's 2012 presidential nomination and the chance to take on President Barack Obama in the general ...

Author: Gazette Staff/SourceMedia | February 3, 2011 | No comments

URBANDALE — Every other week for the past two years, the Westside Conservative Club has met over breakfast at the Machine Shed restaurant to do what Tea Party groups do: share worries about President Barack Obama, federal spending and government overreach. Unlike many of those other ...

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