Skip to comments.Run, Newt, Run!
Posted on 09/29/2013 3:31:16 PM PDT by Viennacon
A new political action committee is hoping to convince former Speaker of the House and presidential candidate Newt Gingrich to run for the U.S. Senate in Virginia next year.
Draft Newt PAC insists Gingrich, now a host of CNNs Crossfire, is Republicans best hope for retaking the Senate seat currently held by Sen. Mark Warner (D., Va.), who is vying for his second term.
We want a credible challenger to Mark Warner, and no one could do what Newt could do to fightand win, said Andrew Hemingway, a former staffer on Gingrichs 2012 presidential campaign who is leading the Draft Newt group, in a press release announcing the effort.
U.S. Senator Newt Gingrich would be an immediate game changer, giving conservatives another voice that would take the fight to the Obama administration, added Hemingway, who ran fundraising for the 2012 presidential bid.
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Newt can be good if he wants to be, but he is very establishment oriented and thinks he is a scholar more than a fighter these days IMO.
...to run for the U.S. Senate in Virginia next year. Draft Newt PAC insists Gingrich, now a host of CNNs Crossfire, is Republicans best hope for retaking the Senate seat currently held by Sen. Mark Warner (D., Va.), who is vying for his second term.Or at least, having him get his ass handed to him in the primary might discourage him from running for anything in the future.
$1.6 million to run for the House. $10 million to run for the Senate.
Newt is no better than a liberal Democrat. No thanks.
Newt would never step down from speaker to freshman senator. His ego is way too big. He also can make more money in the private sector.
Even with his faults I still like Newt.
No worries, it looks as if this effort is defunct, since Newt sent a cease and desist letter. Looks like Warner waltzes to victory again. Bastard.
He was an unelectable stalking horse for Romney last time. NO thanks.
He’s 70 yrs old and would be 78 by the time he finished his term. Sure he’s smart and looks good sitting on a sofa with Pelosi.
Is he really the best VA can do?
The GOP has literally nothing viable in Virginia.
Global Warming Hoaxster....personal issues...he would be trounced by Warner
Newt’s big backer Adelson is now a big amnesty pimp. Put that in your pipe and smoke it. Newt 2012 was a bought and paid for fraud designed to keep conservatives divided.
That picture says it all.....NOOOOOO!!!!
What is that supposed to prove?
You can use in any proof you are working on as necessary.
I doubt he could get elected in VA.
From various threads on FR over the years, it seems VA has shifted somewhat leftward.
Add to that the fact that Gingrich has not won an election since he left the House.
He might be able to get a job on the street corner selling John Kerry’s global climate change book, however.
2011 and 2012 saw a mass purging of Romney supporters from this site, do you think it can withstand another?
Personally I don't think so and given the political climate around these parts, it's going to happen again. And if it does, given the health issues of the site owner, it could very well be the end of FR.......
Can they not find a Conservative to challenge Warner?
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