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70 Percent Newt

By at May 18, 2011 | 12:25 pm | 1,275 Comments

70 Percent Newt

Newt started his talk with this question: who wouldn’t take 70% of the vote in any election? Obviously, for a room full of donors and long shot challengers (2 of 16 of us would prevail), the answer was an unsurprising no one. So why, he asks, do we not advance any or all of the 29 issues he identified as 70% issues with the American people, issues that the GOP already supported?

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 18, 2011 | 8:30 am | 1,281 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; Scott Paterno recalls meeting his off the gridiron hero for the first time. The NRC says two nuclear facilities in Pennsylvania can withstand catastrophic events such as an earthquake, and more rumblings in the Pennsylvania Senate about taxing gas drillers.

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Newt and Improved

By at May 12, 2011 | 3:27 pm | 1 Comments

Newt and Improved

Newt most certainly has an uphill battle – his marital issues will hurt him in the primary, and he will be savaged from the right as unelectable; if he wins the nomination he will face a traditional the media loathes him – loathes him like they loathed Bush.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 12, 2011 | 9:26 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; RTC’s John Messeder reports that a public school in Gettysburg is weighing whether or not to close a school as it tries to balance a $2 million dollar budget shortfall. Pennsylvania’s Legislative Reapportionment Commission met for the first time with Judge Stephen McEwen at the helm. RTC and a Democracy Rising investigation revealed that McEwen is serving on the bench past an age limit, which calls into question his appointment to the commission. Newt Gingrich is officially seeking the Republican presidential nomination. Gingrich is set to unveil a new contract with America, but he is bogged down with questions about his past indiscretions.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 10, 2011 | 10:07 am | 2 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; The PublicK NuisancE hit the road and nearly blew a gasket after observing what’s become all too acceptable. Scott Paterno drops a fresh installment of Notes & Asides. Paterno dissects the killing of bin Laden with the same intensity proud Pappa Joe watches Sunday reels, and RTC is patting itself we told you what Newt would do months ago.

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Newt Gingrich’s 2012 Presidential Ship is set to Sail

By at March 4, 2011 | 1:22 pm | 381 Comments

Newt Gingrich’s 2012 Presidential Ship is set to Sail

Newt Gingrich is talking exploratory phase for a run at the White House in 2012, but as RTC determined back in October Gingrich already sounded like a person that had made up his mind.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 4, 2011 | 11:03 am | 117 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this installment of Rock The Capital minute — mistrial declared in the corruption trial of Senator Jane Orie, Newt Gingrich is sizing up a presidential run in 2012, and coning a phrase in honor of America’s new winner.

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