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Gingrich coming to Spokane
The Spokesman Review ^ | February 21, 2012; 9:50am

Posted on 02/21/2012 12:06:09 PM PST by Red Steel

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich will hold a town hall-style forum in Spokane on Thursday, Spokane County Republican Chairman Matthew Pederson confirmed.

Details will be released later today, he said.

Gingrich is the third GOP presidential hopeful to make a stop in the Inland Northwest. Rick Santorum spoke in Coeur d'Alene last week and Ron Paul held a rally at the Spokane Convention Center on Friday.

Mitt Romney's son will visit Spokane Valley this afternoon.

Gingrich, despite being from Georgia, has noteworthy ties to Inland Northwest politics that he may or may not dwell on in his visit.

He engineered the 1994 Republican sweep that — among other things — took leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives away from Spokane when Republican George Nethercutt beat sitting House Speaker Tom Foley, a Democrat. Republicans, after capturing control of the House that year, chose Gingrich to replace Foley.

Washington holds its precinct caucuses and straw poll on March 3. Idaho's caucuses are March 6.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Washington
KEYWORDS: gingrich; gingrich2012; newt; newt2012; newtgingrich; spokane

1 posted on 02/21/2012 12:06:22 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel; Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

Thursday the 23rd, or Thursday the 1st, I wonder. Stay tuned!


2 posted on 02/21/2012 12:20:36 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: Red Steel
His townhall speech yesterday at Oral Roberts U. was terrific. I can not understand how anybody could hear him speak and not vote for him.

Go Newt!

3 posted on 02/21/2012 12:22:26 PM PST by rightly_dividing (You cannot put a gun rack in a Volt !)
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To: Red Steel; kalee; TitansAFC; onyx; LuvFreeRepublic; Sea Parrot; SweetCaroline; matthew fuller; ...
NEWT GINGRICH FOR PRESIDENT!
Newt.org

4 posted on 02/21/2012 12:27:45 PM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God and Sarah, the Gipper and Newt will be standing next to you.)
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To: Red Steel

Spokane is 6 hrs 37 mins / 397.33 miles from my house. I sure wish it was closer.

GO NEWT GO......


5 posted on 02/21/2012 12:31:27 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~.. President Newt Gingrich--"Our beloved republic deserves nothing less.")
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To: Red Steel
Bring it on, Mr. Speaker.

I saw you in Florida; you were awesome.

I loved the part when you said that you would take on

the Obama's unconstitutional activities.

6 posted on 02/21/2012 12:34:46 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: Red Steel
Bring it on, Mr. Speaker.

I saw you in Florida; you were awesome.

I loved the part when you said that you would take on

the Obama's unconstitutional activities.

7 posted on 02/21/2012 12:35:07 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: Christie at the beach

Sorry for the double post. My connection is very slow here.

(I like Newt times 2 anyway hehehe..)


8 posted on 02/21/2012 12:37:12 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: Red Steel

dunham down to 300 nuclear weapons...russia militarizes space...
http://hotair.com/archives/2012/02/21/russia-resets-to-nuclear-expansion/


9 posted on 02/21/2012 12:37:28 PM PST by biggredd1
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To: Gator113

Are you in the Western Washington area? I heard Newt on Hannity’s radio program yesterday. He said that he might be making two appearances in Washington, one in the Seattle area and one in Spokane. Since the Spokane appearance has materialized, it’s pretty likely the Seattle one will too. Good luck!


10 posted on 02/21/2012 12:40:59 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: Gator113

7 hours 11 minutes for me. Too bad cause I would LOVE to see him!

Lord, Guide Newt Gingrich!


11 posted on 02/21/2012 12:45:07 PM PST by ConfidentConservative (If my people shall humble themselves and pray,I will hear from Heaven and heal their land.)
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To: Red Steel; A44MAGNUT; Mystic; beelzepug; luckymom; amybl; Dasher12; BkBinder; CaptBlack; ...

Washington Freeper ping.


12 posted on 02/21/2012 1:43:50 PM PST by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: lonevoice

Yes... if I were any further west, I’d be in the Pacific Ocean. LOL

Seattle is a 3 hour drive, but I might be able to make that one. It would sure be great if it were to take place on a weekend.


13 posted on 02/21/2012 1:45:39 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~.. President Newt Gingrich--"Our beloved republic deserves nothing less.")
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To: Red Steel
Great news for Spokane! Newt can then help us take down Romney.

Washington State: Santorum 38, Romney 27, Ron Paul 15, Newt Gingrich 12

N E W T O R U M !!! ..50%

Willard the Lib .....27%

Skinhead Ron ..15%

14 posted on 02/21/2012 2:00:22 PM PST by CainConservative (Santorum/Huck 2012 w/ Newt, Cain, Palin, Bach, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Petraeus in the Cabinet)
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To: Red Steel; Pride in the USA; Stillwaters
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich will hold town hall-style forums in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene on Thursday, Republican party officials confirmed.

His Spokane event is scheduled for 2 p.m. at the Bing Theater in downtown Spokane. The venues and times for Idaho events are still being determined, but Gingrich is expected to be in Coeur d’Alene Thursday around 7 p.m. and at a private fundraiser at a Harrison home on Thursday around 4 p.m., Idaho GOP executive director Jonathan Parker said.

http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2012/feb/21/gingrich-stop-spokane-cda-thursday/

I'm still not sure if this is the day after tomorrow, or if it's Thursday of next week.

15 posted on 02/21/2012 2:00:48 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: Red Steel; Pride in the USA; Stillwaters
Gingrich's 7:00 p.m. appearance in Coeur d'Alene will be held at the Coeur d'Alene Inn at 506 at West Appleway Avenue, sources tell KHQ-TV.

http://www.khq.com/story/16985034/gingrich-to-visit-spokane

16 posted on 02/21/2012 2:03:12 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: lonevoice
Yes to Idaho.

Gingrich to visit Idaho

17 posted on 02/21/2012 2:16:09 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: rightly_dividing
"I can not understand how anybody could hear him speak and not vote for him.

Me either. I watched his talk at ORU and it was FANTASTIC!

18 posted on 02/21/2012 2:18:25 PM PST by Spunky
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To: Red Steel; Gator113
Update from Newt.org website

SEATTLE, WA – Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and current GOP Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich will campaign in Washington State on Thursday, Feb. 23rd and Friday, Feb. 24th. He will be in Spokane and the Tri-Cities on Thursday, and in several Puget Sound locations on Friday.

19 posted on 02/21/2012 2:23:20 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: hoosiermama

TAKE ME off the MEGA-NEWT ping list please.
enough!!!! only small newts.


20 posted on 02/21/2012 2:50:04 PM PST by campaignPete R-CT (and I went to southern Maine to campaign against MITT.)
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To: lonevoice

Thank you for the heads up! Let’s go to this one. Newt all the way to the White House!


21 posted on 02/21/2012 3:18:21 PM PST by Pride in the USA
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To: Spunky; Jim Robinson

I think that Newt, being a historian, sees a chance for himself to go into the history books as one of the great presidents of all time like Reagan. He can reverse the move to socialism in the U.S. and set America back to being the greatest and strongest free market capitalist nation in the world. I think that his eye on history will make him rise to the challenge to make a serious mark on history. It is not the office that he desires, but the historical impact that drives him. I think this will keep him from just being a deal maker with the Dems. I have never been so moved by a politicians speech as I was yesterday. It reminded me of real patriots like Ben Netanyahu or Lech Walesa, one could see a great leader in the making.


22 posted on 02/21/2012 3:32:40 PM PST by rightly_dividing (You cannot put a gun rack in a Volt !)
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To: lonevoice

“pretty likely the Seattle one will too. Good luck!”

If he comes to Seattle I’m in. I’ll even drive across the bridge if I have to, but the Republicans live on the Eastside.


23 posted on 02/21/2012 7:17:25 PM PST by garjog
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To: garjog; Gator113; Red Steel
I was on one of Newt's teleconferences this evening. He announced a stopover in Kennewick at 11AM the 23rd at the Red Lion Hotel.

He also said there would be at least 2 rallies in the Seattle area, probably on Friday. He said to keep an eye on http://www.newt.org/events for updates on the times/locations of the Westside apppearances, which would be posted "soon".

I think you're right, garjog, that most of the Republicans live on the Eastside, but they're getting more scarce by the day even there.

24 posted on 02/21/2012 7:45:00 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: lonevoice

Yes, the pods have taken over the Eastside too. Obama stickers were on every car up until a couple month ago.

You say Newt may come on Friday. Dang. I have to be in Oregon.


25 posted on 02/21/2012 8:02:11 PM PST by garjog
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To: lonevoice

Thank you....


26 posted on 02/21/2012 8:42:43 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~.. President Newt Gingrich--"Our beloved republic deserves nothing less.")
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To: rightly_dividing
His townhall speech yesterday at Oral Roberts U. was terrific. I can not understand how anybody could hear him speak and not vote for him.

It baffles us all except for the fact that though people might hear him they aren't listening to what he is saying...so in other words they're oblivious to the state of our economy and what it will take in Washington to change the trajectory we're on.

Santorum is a good looking man and breaths volumes of "feel good" platitudes which many people want to hear. Social issues aren't going to mean squat without the ability to handle the real tough issues facing this country...and Santorum is a far cry from having the ability or the comprehension of what this will entail.....his talking points reveal this as much...as does his inability to take the heat without spouting off or loosing his composure.

Newt on the other hand has a completely FIRM grasp at what is ahead...is fully equipped to meet the challenges....is committed to the American people in bringing about the changes which MUST take place....and the experience and know how to get it done without the learning curves, and there will be more than one, of all the other candidates.

Newt's already done the job once... and that with having to work with Clinton and other democrats opposing him...he brought them together and got it done!

Now imagine if he has a majority in the house and the senate...what manner of things can he accomplish!

Go Newt GO GO GO!!!!

27 posted on 02/21/2012 9:43:01 PM PST by caww
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28 posted on 02/21/2012 9:44:25 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Gator113; Red Steel; garjog

Westside appearances...

Newt to visit Washington State Capitol
Friday February 24, 2012 – 9:45am PT
Location: Washington State Capitol
416 Snider Avenue SE
Olympia, WA 98504
Note: This event is not open to the public

Callista Gingrich to visit Evergreen Christian School
Friday February 24, 2012 – 10:00am PT
Location: Evergreen Christian School
1000 Black Lake Boulevard
Olympia, WA 98502
Note: This event is not open to the public. Mrs. Gingrich will tour the school and read Sweet Land of Liberty to students.

Newt 2012 Rally in Federal Way
Friday February 24, 2012 – 12:30pm PT
Location: Best Western Plus Evergreen Inn & Suites
32124 25th Avenue South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Note: This event is free and open to the public

Newt 2012 Rally in Everett
Friday February 24, 2012 – 7:00 PM
Location: Historic Everett Theater
2911 Colby Avenue
Everett, WA 98201
Note: This event is free and open to the public


29 posted on 02/22/2012 3:13:03 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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