Republican presidential candidate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says he is not concerned about new claims by Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) that she possesses information which may dash his chances of winning the White House. The House minority leader served on the committee which investigated Mr. Gingrich for tax cheating and campaign finance violations while he was House speaker in the late 1990s. He was later disciplined and fined $300,000.
The Obama administration’s chief technology officials released a statement on Saturday warning that it would not back legislation targeting online piracy if it threatened national security and violated the First Amendment. Congress is currently examining two main legislative proposals aimed at giving owners of copyrighted material additional protection.
A 28-year-old man who helped count votes in his precinct following Iowa’s caucuses on Tuesday appears to have spotted an error that could potentially make former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum the winner, and not former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.
Texas Congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul received the endorsement of pop rock singer-songwriter and actress Kelly Clarkson this week. The 29-year-old Texas-born artist used her twitter account on Thursday to declare her support for the Republican House representative.