Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Newt Gingrich's file

Gingrich

Republican from Georgia

A former Georgia congressman, Gingrich served as speaker of the House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. Gingrich sought the GOP nomination for president in 2012 and now serves as a host on CNN's Crossfire.

Gingrich's statements by ruling

Click on the ruling to see all of Gingrich's statements for that ruling.

  • True6 (%)(6)
  • Mostly True7 (%)(7)
  • Half True17 (%)(17)
  • Mostly False14 (%)(14)
  • False14 (%)(14)
  • Pants on Fire10 (%)(10)

Recent statements involving Newt Gingrich

Recent stories featuring Newt Gingrich

Fact-checking the Sunday Dec. 15 news shows

Newt Gingrich tried to tie Democrats to the problem of poverty in the United States on ABC's "This Week."

PolitiFact's oddest fact-checks of 2012

The Truth-O-Meter has a sense of humor (we swear) so we occasionally do light-hearted or downright odd fact-checks. Here are some of the more unusual fact-checks we did in 2012.

Bidding farewell to Newt: our five favorite fact-checks

Few candidates provided more colorful claims to check than former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who's finally leaving the Republican primary contest. Here are our favorite Newt-centric fact-checks.

Whither Ron Paul? Check his report card

A national newspaper asked the other day: "Whatever happened to Ron Paul?" Well, he still has a PolitiFact report card.

Supreme Court debate: Switching sides on the individual mandate

As the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments on the health care law, we recall the flip-flops behind the debate. Some Republicans used to love it; Barack Obama was against it.