Topic: Newt Gingrich

'Gingrich Senators' Behind Washington's Legislative Gridlock, Research Shows

June 10, 2013

A University of Texas at Austin government professor argues in his new book that rising polarization in the U.S. Senate has been caused almost entirely by a particular breed of Republican lawmakers known as the "Gingrich senators."

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Newt Gingrich To Discuss 'Leadership Challenges Beyond the Election' at Oct. 25 Lecture

Oct. 15, 2012

The Honorable Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, will discuss the crisis in strategic thinking for national security, American exceptionalism, the challenge of economic growth in a world market, rethinking government in the information age and effective leadership in a complex constitutional system. The lecture will be followed by an open QandA session with the audience.

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Can Romney reach the real South?

March 8, 2012
Can Romney reach the real South?

In our latest Elections 2012 video, Professor Paul Stekler discusses the results of Super Tuesday and what they mean for the November election.

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Poll shows Rick Santorum is favored in Texas

Feb. 22, 2012
Poll shows Rick Santorum is favored in Texas

Texas Politics Project Director James Henson discusses the results of the February 2012 University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll.

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Independent voter myths, super PACs and more

Feb. 15, 2012
Independent voter myths, super PACs and more

In this video, Government Professor Daron Shaw talks about the trouble with super PACs, Independent swing voters and predictions on the 2012 presidential and Senate elections.

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