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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Newt Gingrich
While Russia beefed up its forces in Ukraine and the U.S. unemployment rate ticked up slightly, President Obama was criticized for spending the weekend on vacation with his family at an ultra-exclusive private community in the Florida Keys.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Thursday pitched a forward-looking Republican Party that harnesses emerging technologies and can deride former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as the "leading prison guard of the past" if she runs for president in 2016.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich used his Twitter account Tuesday to call on Secretary of State John Kerry to resign, citing the former senator's recent comments on climate change.
Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton said Sunday that the gay-rights cause made "incredible progress" on political and legal fronts in 2013, but progress should not be mistaken for success.
Two conservative groups are going to host an inaugural "Freedom Summit" in New Hampshire in April to exchange ideas on the nation's economy, featuring Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, former House speaker Newt Gingrich, real estate mogul Donald Trump, and others.
Mike Huckabee will need a lot more than a wealthy financial backer for his 2016 GOP presidential-nomination run, he told The Washington Times on Thursday.
This is a book for political animals, especially those who enjoy a fun read. Researchers looking for carved-in-stone political history, however, might want to look elsewhere for the story of last year's presidential campaign
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers:
With the new budget agreement making its way through the House and Wednesday through the Senate, centrists from both parties are acting vindicated ("Ryan pleads with conservatives as budget deal heads to Senate," Web, Dec. 15).
There was no way the Atlanta Braves were going to stay in downtown without city taxpayers spending hundreds of millions of dollars, Mayor Kasim Reed says.
Turner Field had a signature moment right at the start _ a trembling Muhammad Ali emerging from the shadows to ignite the flame that opened the 1996 Summer Olympics. In the years that followed, the Atlanta Braves hosted many memorable events of their own, from the World Series and All-Star game to the farewells of Bobby Cox and Chipper Jones.
Bucking the trend of teams pushing for stadiums and arenas closer to the city center, the Braves are moving from a site just south of downtown that has been their home since the team moved to Atlanta from Milwaukee in 1966.
Hope and change has been replaced by presto change-o. While Obamacare creaks toward commercial viability, its patron saint is busy with fast patter and some appealing parlor tricks. President Obama is talking about many things besides health care and flying around on Air Force One this week — a tried and true method to distract the public during difficult moments.
The historic welfare reform law of 1996 was widely praised for encouraging Americans to go back to work and not stay on the dole. But after nearly two decades of experience with the law, analysts are finding it created unintended side effects such as a perverse incentive for some employers to pay skimpy wages.
Finger waggling and earnest talk: It's time for Republican soul-searching and a GOP gut check, say observers who found little nobility in the extended effort by some conservative Republican lawmakers to defund the Affordable Care Act at all costs. There's a price to pay, warns Grover Norquist, founder of Americans for Tax Reform, and it starts in 2014.
Mr. Gingrich, 67, told the Associated Press that he would focus on helping Republican candidates through the midterm elections in November, then decide in February or March whether to seek the GOP nomination.
"You couldn't be the first Republican speaker in a generation and engage in a contest with Bill Clinton for setting the direction of the country and run for president," Mr. Gingrich said. "It wasn't physically doable."