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Learn about Edgefield

...are undesirable and unwanted. Truth is, we are all "just plain folks." However don't forget that Republican Newt Gingrich did win Edgefield County in his presidential bid a few years ago.I pointed out in a previous letter that most elected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-20/learn-about-edgefield
Kirby: Not many mind that John Barrow is moving back to Athens

...the Georgia Legislature kept redrawing his congressional district and he kept moving around to stay in it, just like Newt Gingrich used to do when a different party, the Democrats, controlled the General Assembly.At least Barrow's gone back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-13/kirby-not-many-mind-john-barr
NJ Gov. Chris Christie visits South Carolina

...Washington, D.C.," Christie added.South Carolina has long been a key to winning the GOP nomination.Although Newt Gingrich won the state's presidential primary two years ago, for the 30 years before the primary winner always went on to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-09-16/nj-gov-chris-christie-visits-south-
Barrow's rival close to investing $1 million of own money

...gubernatorial campaign, wagered more than $6 million of his personal wealth on failed challenges to House Speaker Newt Gingrich in 1996 and Sen. Paul Coverdell in 1998. Fellow Democrat Roger Kahn, a successful liquor distributor, poured $5...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-17/barrows-rival-close-investing
Jack Kingston's Senate runoff loss means less clout in Washington for Georgia

...district. He got a political boost in his second term thanks to the 1994 Republican takeover of Congress engineered by Newt Gingrich.Kingston got assigned to the budget-writing Appropriations Committee, giving him considerable influence to steer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-27/jack-kingstons
Poll: Kingston leads Perdue by 11 points

...members of the state's Republican congressional delegation have also fallen in line, as have former members like Newt Gingrich and Mack Mattingly.The poll represents a big swing in support since the primary when Perdue's total was about 4...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-12/poll-kingston-
Bipartisan group outlines 'shared vision' and a national strategic agenda

...O'Neill for the good of the country.President Clinton's chief of staff Mack McLarty recalls the president and Newt Gingrich meeting in the White House ? not to debate, but to tally votes for legislation they both supported. U.S. REPS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-02-08/bipartisan-group
Ex-House Speaker Foley dead

...congressmen in the Democrat-favored Washington state.He was replaced as speaker by his nemesis, Georgia Republican Rep. Newt Gingrich, who later called Washington state the "ground zero" of the sweep that gave Republicans their first control of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2013-10-18/ex-house-speaker-foley-dea
Rants & Raves

...deed, not the breed! PRETTY FUNNY The Chronicle is surprised by S.C. support for Mark Sanford. S.C. voted for Newt Gingrich in the presidential primary. Newt cheats on wives, changes wives, changes religions based on constituency, had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-15/rants-raves
It's far from over

...time to be insinuating "Mission Accomplished.""Stunningly, breathtakingly naive" is how former House Speaker Newt Gingrich characterized the president's speech in a television debate. "Right after you have somebody beheaded in England...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-06-02/its-far-over