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Tag: California GOP

February 25, 2012 | 11:36 am

Video: Newt Gingrich Tells The Chronicle What He Means by ‘San Francisco Values’

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Newt Gingrich is headlining the California GOP convention this weekend in Burlingame. The Chron’s Joe Garofoli and Carla Marinucci sat down with the erstwhile frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination to discuss the following. For years, Newt Gingrich has dropped the phrase “San Francisco Values.” It’s a laugh line/nod-in-agreement touchstone in conservative circles. But at […]

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Meet the Gay Republican From California On the New Hampshire Ballot Today; Video Interview

January 10, 2012 | 3:31 pm

Meet the Gay Republican From California On the New Hampshire Ballot Today; Video Interview

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Covering the New Hampshire primary for This Week in Northern California, I had hardly checked into Concord’s Residence Inn when I saw Newt Gingrich’s wife Callista pass by in the hallway.  There was no mistaking her blonde hair-do… The next morning Gingrich was sharing the Inn’s free breakfast and chatting up guests as he prepared […]

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California GOP Eyeing Opportunities, Facing Big Challenges as Convention Begins

September 16, 2011 | 5:28 pm

California GOP Eyeing Opportunities, Facing Big Challenges as Convention Begins

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A state struggling with high unemployment; a depressed housing market that shows no signs of turning around any time soon; widespread voter discontent with the president and California’s U.S. senators—all of them Democrats. That’s enough for the state’s Republican Party to declare, as it opens its fall convention in Los Angeles today, that “it’s a new […]

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