Every politician is forced to pretend to love regular-guy things, like food on a stick, while he's running for president, but for Newt Gingrich, it was clear this task was especially painful.
Newt Gingrich and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi both appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno this evening, and the two got along quite swimmingly. But the love between the Gingrich family and Snooki started well before the show went to air, and led to one of the best Intsagrams of all time.
Newt Gingrich wasn't the most beautiful Republican presidential candidate of 2012, but he was always the most visually interesting: his expressive face, his love of props and animals, and the deep archive of photos from his long political career. Here we tell the story of Newt's "double-Lazarus" presidential campaign in photos.
When Newt Gingrich was soaring to the top of national polls, he claimed it was his wife Callista who encouraged him to stay in the presidential race back when his staff essentially fired him last June.
Mitt Romney's campaign has started a new blog to humanize him, but he still has some work to do in Virginia. Newt Gingrich has that genre locked down, but he might consider working on another: cute Callista photos. Here's our guide to today's polls and why they matter.
Newt Gingrich, the most married candidate in the 2012 Republican primary, has the most explicit plans for Valentine's Day, but Ron Paul, the candidate with the most appeal to hormonal young people, is the candidate most happy to exploit the semi-fake holiday.
The ladies who help Callista Gingrich spend thousands of dollars on her unfashionably conservative wardrobe are spilling on the 1-percenter shopping habits of the Gingriches.
Poor Callista Gingrich was forced to tell terrible jokes as she introduced her husband at CPAC Friday, and even her punchlines played to her husband's extremely high regard for his own intelligence.
Newt and Callista Gingrich's romance gets the typical People treatment that the magazine gives all celebrities who should be out of the spotlight already.
When his campaign fell apart this summer, the only thing that gave Newt Gingrich hope was the cartoon elephant in his wife's kids' book Sweet Land of Liberty.
Today we have three ads featuring three candidates' wives, and it's impossible not to notice they're all blondes. As a member of this misunderstood community, it's sad to say the blonder the wife, the less effective she is at selling her husband.
Newt Gingrich might have sounded supremely confident when he said "I will be the nominee" this month, but his activities 25 days before the first caucuses in Iowa indicate he's still hedging his bets.
Lindsay Lohan is posing for Playboy at a discount, The X Factor and Dancing with the Stars fight over bathrooms, and the Gingriches spent their Sunday at the mall.
Plus: Michael Wolff is reportedly out as editor-in-chief of Adweek
Reports paint her as the Yoko Ono who sunk his campaign
A look at who got the best digs in at their former boss
Newt and Calista Gingrich are on vacation just after announcing his presidential bid
And a new trend emerges: Being mean to Gingrich on tape
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