Showing posts with label Newt Gingrich. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Newt Gingrich. Show all posts

Monday, December 12, 2011

Gingrich’s sister supports Obama

Candace Gingrich-Jones (above, from a recent appearance on the Rachel Maddow Show), the openly gay half-sister of former House Speaker and leading GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, says she will back President Barack Obama’s re-election bid. Gingrich-Jones, a director at the Human Rights Campaign, said that she and her half-brother are "mutually respectful" but hold different views on gay rights issues.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Barney Frank wants to debate Newt Gingrich on marriage

Oh, snap! Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., said he'd like to debate former House Speaker and scandalous adulterer Newt Gingrich on the issue of marriage. 

"I look forward to debating, to take one important example, the Defense of Marriage Act with Mr. Gingrich. I think he is an ideal opponent for us, when we talk about just who it is, is threatening the sanctity of marriage," Frank told reporters assembled last week to hear his announcement that he would not seek re-election.

Please let this happen!

Monday, March 7, 2011

Gingrich raised $200,000 to oust Iowa judges who legalized same-sex marriage

Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich helped bring in $200,000 to support a 2010 campaign to remove three Iowa Supreme Court judges from office because of their votes to allow marriage for same-sex couples. Gingrich, who has been married three times and has admitted to infidelity in the past, is currying favor with conservative religious groups ahead of a possible run for president, according to this article in the Los Angeles Times.

Monday, February 28, 2011

Gingrich called on the carpet over affairs, hypocrisy

A University of Pennsylvania student at a campus event this week asked former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (pictured) to reconcile his views on gay rights with his personal conduct, which the student said included infidelity to a former wife

Gingrich, who has been married three times, responded that if he ran for president his candidacy will be about the country's future, not his past.