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By Brahma Chellaney
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Rick Tyler
The Newt's presidential campaign has got to be one of the worst ever run in American history. So let's roll it all up in a ball, shall we, and take a look.
Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign has received a second warning from the Federal Election Commission for widespread financial irregularities, saying it must disclose why nearly $1 million was paid to Gingrich, the staff and a small group of fundraising consultants for questionable reimbursements.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign has a history of near-death experiences, and he insists another resurrection is on its way.
He's an ardent supporter of Israel. A megabillionaire casino mogul whose Las Vegas Sands Corp. is under federal investigation. And the self-proclaimed "richest Jew in the world."
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum won endorsement on the third ballot on Saturday at an invitation-only meeting of evangelicals held at the Brenham, Texas, ranch of Nancy and Paul Pressler, an evangelical leader told The Washington Times on condition of anonymity.
Claims by a pro-Newt Gingrich "super PAC" that it made $3.4 million in ad buys in South Carolina are not borne out in Federal Election Commission records, The Washington Times has found.
A Las Vegas billionaire has contributed $5 million to an independent group backing Newt Gingrich, breathing new life into the former House speaker's struggling campaign for the GOP presidential nomination and casting renewed attention on the role of such groups in the 2012 contest.
His campaign already reeling from self-inflicted blows, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich found his 2012 White House hopes hit by yet another devastating setback Thursday when several senior campaign staffers abruptly quit following a long-brewing dispute over scheduling and fundraising.
Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich's campaign manager, senior strategists and key aides in early delegate-selection states all resigned on Thursday, a mass exodus that leaves his hopes of winning the Republican nomination in tatters.
Newt Gingrich, regarded as the Republicans' best strategist when he was in Congress and still seen as one of its best planners, announced in Atlanta on Thursday that he has created a website asking people to donate to "Newt Explore 2012."
Newt Gingrich may be running for the Republican presidential nomination. Or maybe he is just running all the way to the bank.
campaign adviser Rick Tyler claimed that McCaskill's ads were intended to redirect the campaign's focus from an Associated Press report on Tuesday that businesses affiliated with her husband, Joseph Shepard, had received $39 million in federal housing subsidies during McCaskill's first five years in office.
"This is simply a tactic to divert our attention away — and divert voters' attention away — from the fact she has been caught in a Washington insider game," Tyler said.