(CNN) - As we count down to the re-launch of Crossfire, our new hosts are looking back at amazing moments from the program’s 23-year history.
Newt Gingrich shows a night in 1988 when figures from the Kennedy and Bush eras debate U.S. defense. Former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara and about-to-be Vice President Dan Quayle were in the Crossfire discussing the Soviet Union’s military defense capabilities in the final days of the socialist state.
Crossfire returns to CNN on September 16, airing weekdays at 6:30pm ET.FULL STORY
Boston (CNN) - Newt Gingrich is back to tangling with the Clintons.
In an interview with CNN, the former House speaker and presidential candidate accused Hillary Clinton of planning to pursue "left-wing ideas" in a series of upcoming speeches that may be setting the stage for her own White House run in 2016.
Boston (CNN) – Former House Speaker and presidential candidate Newt Gingrich reprimanded his fellow Republicans in unusually harsh terms Wednesday, blaming GOP members of Congress for developing "zero" alternatives to President Obama's health care reform law.
Gingrich, who was speaking at the opening session of the Republican National Committee's summer meeting, fielded a question about "Obamacare" and recalled that Republicans were able to block Bill Clinton's health care reform effort in 1994 because they had "a positive alternative approach" to health care.
Atlanta (CNN) - Jackie Gingrich, the first wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and the mother of his two daughters, died Wednesday in Atlanta, according to the funeral home organizing her arrangements. She was 77.
The Almon Funeral Home in Carrollton, Georgia, did not give her cause of death, but Gingrich had battled cancer for years.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich criticized Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Illinois, for wearing a hoodie on the House floor last year after Trayvon Martin's death, while Rush's congressional district in Chicago continues to see heavy gun violence.
"You have a congressman whose own district is bleeding, who puts on a hoodie as a symbolic act, but he doesn't do anything about the gangs in his own district," Gingrich said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union."
But Rush said the Republican's argument "doesn't hold water."
“I have been working relentlessly since I’ve been in Congress, even when you were the speaker of the House and didn’t want to hear these matters," the congressman said.
(CNN) – For the subset of Republicans who viewed Mitt Romney as a Massachusetts moderate unfit for their party's presidential nomination, it could have been the dream ticket: Gingrich-Santorum for president.
Or was it Santorum-Gingrich for president?
(CNN) - As Newt Gingrich laid out his ideas for the future of the Republican Party on Saturday, a light bulb appeared next to his head - quite literally.
The former House speaker and 2012 presidential candidate brought the light bulb and a wax candle as props to the Conservative Political Action Conference.
(CNN) - Hours after Republican Sen. Rob Portman announced he reversed his position on same-sex marriage, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said he won't second guess Portman but he's not entirely embracing the Ohio senator's change of heart, either.
Portman told CNN's Dana Bash that after his 21-year-old son came out two years ago, he came to the conclusion that same-sex marriage "is something that we should allow people to do."
Washington (CNN) - Elouise Wafer's kids thought they had arranged the perfect gift for their mother's 70th birthday.
A former history teacher, Wafer had always wanted to stroll through the White House, a building she had taught about in school for decades.
(CNN) – Saturday morning dawned sunny in Washington, with clear skies and temperatures in the mid-40s – in other words, perfect golf weather.
But President Barack Obama didn’t hit the links, a favorite hobby of his that came under criticism from Republicans in recent days.