Dec 21, 2011 2:15PM ET
Newt Gingrich appears to have a split personality -- one half is a coolly rational, calculating pragmatist and the other is a maniac with a political messiah who is the only one who can oversee the radical transformations Western Civilization must undertake to survive.
Dec 21, 2011 12:23PM ET
Type in NewtGingrich.com and you'll be surprised with the results. Gingrich's campaign will be too!
Dec 21, 2011 9:27AM ET
House Republicans managed to turn President Obama into a tax cutter in an election year while getting blamed for opposing something they'll probably pass anyway, The Wall Street Journal complains in an editorial.
Dec 20, 2011 6:45PM ET
The payroll tax debate in Congress is violating Reagan's famous Eleventh Commandment: Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican.
Dec 20, 2011 2:52PM ET
Polls now show Romney tied with anti-Romney candidate Newt Gingrich -- and that Gingrich's fans are starting to think Romney's not so bad after all.
Dec 20, 2011 1:42PM ET
Pulitzer-winning factchecking operation Politifact shattered its rapport with the liberal media Tuesday after it crowned left-wing attacks on Paul Ryan's Medicare plan the "Lie of the Year" for 2011.
Dec 20, 2011 12:24PM ET
Rick Tyler, who quit Newt Gingrich's campaign when it was in the doldrums only to watch his old boss soar in the polls, is rejoining the Gingrich effort just as the candidate's lead in polls disappears.
Dec 20, 2011 11:44AM ET
Mitt Romney said voters ought to kick President Obama out of the White House because he's got too much experience in Washington now -- but way way back in the ancient history of four years ago, Romney was warning Americans of the dangers of not electing a lifelong politician.
Dec 20, 2011 10:18AM ET
Every other candidate who rose to challenge Mitt Romney as frontrunner of the Republican primary race has lost that spot by saying something stupid except poor Newt Gingrich, who was largely taken down by YouTube.
Dec 20, 2011 9:53AM ET
A developer who calls himself T Rizk doesn't have much faith in Congress making the right decision on anti-piracy legislation, so he's built a work around for the impending censorship measures being considered: DeSOPA.
Dec 20, 2011 7:43AM ET
The House and Senate are drawing lines in the sand on the contentious payroll tax cut, with both sides saying that will refuse to negotiate until their opponents give them what they want.
Dec 20, 2011 6:01AM ET
With two weeks to go before the Iowa caucus, Mitt Romney tried to shore up the crucial late night TV vote with a brief appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman.
Dec 19, 2011 8:00PM ET
Sarah Palin hinted she could get in the presidential race Monday, telling Fox Business, "It's not too late for folks to jump in... Who knows what will happen in the future."
Dec 19, 2011 5:56PM ET
Try your luck at guessing whether an outrageous idea came comic book supervillains or declining presidential frontrunner Newt Gingrich!
Dec 19, 2011 5:45PM ET
Rep. Darrell Issa, a Republican from California, is quickly becoming known as the most outspoken proponent of a free and open Internet, and according to a new Fast Company profile, his tech-savvy could reshape how Congress writes laws.
Dec 19, 2011 5:44PM ET
Barney Frank has never been known for looking put together, but his outfit for his speech on the House floor Monday is attracting a bit of internet attention for being notably ... frightening
Dec 19, 2011 3:56PM ET
The White House is making House Republicans feel its wrath the best way it knows how: Aggressive Photoshopping.
Dec 19, 2011 3:45PM ET
A group trying to draft Hillary Clinton to run for president started making pre-recorded "robocalls" to voters on Monday with a pitch that paints a ridiculously optimistic picture of the world in which Clinton won the 2008 election.
Dec 19, 2011 1:46PM ET
Another week, another Rick Perry gaffe, this time concerning the big news item of the day, the death of Kim Jong-Il.
Dec 19, 2011 1:18PM ET
Ron Paul won just 3 percent of the votes in the Tea Party Patriots' "tele-forum and straw poll" Sunday, a pretty poor showing for a guy routinely called "the godfather of the Tea Party."
Dec 19, 2011 12:18PM ET
House Speaker John Boehner says House Republicans are united against a Senate bill to extend the payroll tax holiday but that may be the only way the majority in Congress's lower chamber is unified.
Dec 19, 2011 11:51AM ET
After agreeing to hear legal challenges to health care reform back in November, the U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments in the case for March 26, 27, and 28.
Dec 19, 2011 9:32AM ET
Celebrities always die in threes, and today we have Vaclav Havel, Kim Jong Il, and the presidential aspirations of Newt Gingrich.
Dec 19, 2011 9:06AM ET
What had been a calm day for Rick Perry filled with church services and friendly audiences ended on a sour note as the governor found himself in two confrontations in his last town hall of the day over controversial natural gas extraction techniques and gays serving openly in the military.
Dec 19, 2011 8:05AM ET
Cartoonist Lisa Benson illustrates a giant Gingrich problem.
Dec 19, 2011 7:26AM ET
A new poll from Public Policy Polling shows that Ron Paul has taken the lead in the Iowa caucus race, while Newt Gingrich's support is fading fast.
Dec 18, 2011 6:07PM ET
The Republican presidential candidate "doubled down" Sunday on his insistence that Congress should be permitted to subpoena judges who issues rulings with which it disagrees.
Dec 18, 2011 4:30PM ET
A bipartisan Senate approved a two-month extension of the current payroll tax cut on Saturday, but House Speaker John Boehner says the House won't go along.
Dec 18, 2011 10:11AM ET
Nine years of war draw to a formal close as the final convoy of U.S. troops rolls into Kuwait on Sunday morning. Many U.S. security contractors will remain, however.
Dec 17, 2011 2:13PM ET
Candace Gingrich-Jones, the sister of the would-be president of the United States, is a lesbian and a longtime activist for equal rights for gay people. The siblings get along, but they also avoid debating some issues.