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Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich

Newt Gingrich, a Republican, served as House speaker from 1995 to 1999 and ran as a presidential candidate in 2012. He is an adviser to the Center for Union Facts.

Columns by Newt Gingrich

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., stands on the floor after he failed to get enough votes to become the new House Speaker during the opening day of the 118th Congress at the U.S. Capitol, Tuesday, Jan 3, 2023, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Republican demoralization

I turn to the sad, frustrating, unsettling business of thinking about the Republican Party, the conservative movement, and the challenges we face. Published January 4, 2023

Republican U.S. Senate nominee Herschel Walker, a former University of Georgia football star, greets Georgia football fans Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 before the Bulldogs' SEC Championship victory over the LSU Tigers in Atlanta. Walker faces Sen. Raphael Warnock, a Democrat, in a Tuesday runoff. Walker and Georgia Republicans, especially, have tried to capitalize on sports and college loyalties to connect with voters. (AP Photo/Bill Barrow)

Why Herschel Walker’s election matters

Every Georgian must vote on Dec. 6 -- especially Republicans and independents. The U.S. Senate runoff is too important to skip. Published December 4, 2022

U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, speaks to local residents at the American Legion Post 184 in Winterset, Iowa on Nov. 11, 2019. U.S. Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks will seek another term in Congress in the newly drawn southeast Iowa district in which she no longer lives, avoiding a head-to head run against incumbent Democrat Axne. The two Iowa congresswomen were drawn into the same district through the once-in-a-decade redistricting process. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

From Paris with lies: The Cindy Axne story

When I was in Des Moines, Iowa, last week, I did an event with Zach Nunn, the Republican state senator running for Congress against Democratic incumbent Rep. Cindy Axne. Published October 10, 2022

The portrait of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is seen on the altar during his state funeral at Nippon Budokan in Tokyo, Japan, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2022. (Franck Robichon/Pool Photo via AP)

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe: A historic leader

The assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on July 8, by a tragically deranged 41-year-old man has unleashed forces that caused me to take a new look at how Japan is evolving. Published September 28, 2022

Blake Masters, a Republican candidate running for US Senate in Arizona, speaks at a Save America rally Friday, July 22, 2022, in Prescott, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Why Blake Masters will beat Mark Kelly in Arizona

Despite all the talk in Washington about Arizona's U.S. Senate race, I predict Blake Masters will defeat incumbent Democrat Sen. Mark Kelly by a surprising margin. Published September 14, 2022

Democrats Election Dream Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

The Democrats’ make-believe Senate surge

We are once again in the silly season. The elite propaganda media and its Democrat allies are convincing themselves that a dramatic turn is coming. Published August 22, 2022

Trump's candidate endorsements illustration by Greg Groesch / The Washington Times

Trump’s triumphant endorsements

The primary results from Arizona, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan and Missouri raise a fascinating question about the gap between the propaganda media analysis of former President Donald Trump and the scale of his achievement as a national Republican leader. Published August 8, 2022