Newt Gingrich http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Gingrich: Republican Support For Akin Will Return http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/gingrich-republican-support-akin-will-return <p>Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich threw his support behind Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin. Akin was thrust into national prominence after his now infamous comments regarding "legitimate rape."</p><p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 21:46:13 +0000 Chris McDaniel 4686 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Gingrich: Republican Support For Akin Will Return Morning Headlines: Monday, September 24, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-monday-september-24-2012 <p><strong>Gingrich in St. Louis to support Todd Akin</strong></p><p>Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich will be in suburban St. Louis on Monday at a fundraiser and news conference in support of Todd Akin's Senate campaign. The men are scheduled to appear at a $500-per-person, or $750-per-couple, fundraiser. They'll also speak at a late-morning news conference in Kirkwood.</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 14:25:49 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 4682 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning Headlines: Monday, September 24, 2012 Gingrich's love of animals goes unrequited by Saint Louis Zoo penguin http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/gingrichs-love-animals-goes-unrequited-saint-louis-zoo-penguin <p>In the weird and wacky news category today, at least one penguin at the St. Louis Zoo&nbsp;appears to be a feisty opponent of Newt Gingrich - or at least one of his fingers.</p><p>The Republican presidential candidate is sporting a small&nbsp;bandage on his finger after getting nipped by a small penguin&nbsp;during his tour of the zoo on Friday. Gingrich was in St. Louis to&nbsp;speak <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/romney-speaks-nra-edward-jones-dome">during the National Rifle Association&#39;s annual meeting</a>.</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 21:10:08 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 3498 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Gingrich's love of animals goes unrequited by Saint Louis Zoo penguin Morning headlines: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-wednesday-april-4-2012 <p><strong>Republican presidential contenders to speak at NRA meeting in St. Louis</strong></p><p>Thousands of gun enthusiasts will get a chance to hear from three of the four Republican presidential contenders next week when the National Rifle Association hosts its annual meeting and exhibit in St. Louis.</p><p>An NRA spokesman says more than 60,000 people have already registered for the convention that runs April 13-15 at the America&#39;s Center convention center, but that number is expected to grow with late registrations.</p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 14:24:54 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 3425 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 Santorum win presents problems for Republicans according to political scientist http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/santorum-win-presents-problems-republicans-according-political-scientist <p>Rick Santorum is the winner of Missouri&#39;s presidential primary. The primary was held Tuesday and is non-binding.</p><p>Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul were on the ballot, Newt Gingrich was not.</p><p>Early this morning, St. Louis Public Radio&#39;s Julie Bierach interviewed University of Missouri-St. Louis political science professor Dave Robertson about the results.</p><p><strong>What does a Missouri win mean for Santorum&rsquo;s campaign?</strong></p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:51:08 +0000 Julie Bierach 3034 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Santorum win presents problems for Republicans according to political scientist