Monday, December 10, 2012
Newt and Callista will both sign copies of their latest books.
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and his wife, Callista, will be signing copies of their latest books at Historic Mount Vernon on Saturday. Newt Gingrich will be signing copies of his latest historical novel titled "Victory at Yorktown: A Novel," the last book in the George Washington series. The book is described in this excerpt from the Mount Vernon Estate: "It is 1781, and Washington and his army have spent three years in a bitter stalemate, engaging in near constant skirmishing against the British. Washington decides to embark on one of the most audacious moves in American military history. He will take nearly his entire army out of New Jersey and New York, and force march it more than three hundred miles in complete secrecy…
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Virginia's Independent voters go for Romney or Santorum over Obama.
Virginians aren’t happy with the choices on the GOP ballot for the Republican presidential primary coming up on March 6, according to a new poll conducted by Christopher Newport University. Conducted for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, the statewide survey shows that 57 percent of Republicans and Independents are not happy with the choices. The university’s Wason Center for Public Policy conducted the survey of 1,018 registered voters from Feb. 4-13. The candidates on the Super Tuesday ballot are former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Texas Congressman Ron Paul. Former Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum did not turn in enough signatures required to get onto the ballot in Virginia. In the survey, a proposed …
Sunday, December 18, 2011
GOP presidential contender Newt Gingrich and his spouse signed books for two hours
Saturday afternoon in Northern Virginia.
GOP presidential front-runner Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista took a break from the hustings of Iowa Saturday to sign books at Mount Vernon and surprised quite a few tourists. They made an appearance at the historic site to promote Callista's new children's book, "Sweet Land of Liberty." The Mount Vernon bookstore sold out all of its 200 or so copies during the book-signing. Those who stood in line got signatures from both Gingriches, who signed books from 2-4 p.m. Saturday. The Gingriches were sacrificing campaign time in Iowa, where the 68-year-old former speaker of the House is locked in a fierce battle with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Ron Paul of Texas for supremacy in Iowa's first-in-the-nation presidential …