Articles by Ginger Gibson

Ginger Gibson is Senior Political Writer at the International Business Times.

Gibson spent years covering the front lines of some the biggest political news. As a national political reporter at POLITICO, Gibson covered the 2012 presidential campaign, traveling with Newt Gingrich during the Republican primary and Mitt Romney during the general election. The trail took her from southern California to Vermont, reporting in 40 states over the course of a year and detailing the nitty-gritty details of a presidential campaign. After surviving the campaign trail, Gibson worked as a congressional reporter at POLITICO, covering the fiscal cliff at the end of 2012 and the government shutdown of October 2013.

Previously, Gibson covered New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for The Star-Ledger in Newark, N.J. She also worked at The News Journal in Wilmington, Del., covering the legislature, governor's office and the 2010 Senate race between Chris Coons and Christine O'Donnell.  Gibson graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in mass communications with a concentration in political communications. She is a native of Port Arthur, Texas. She is a rabid fan of the Houston Astros and learned to knit to overcome her fear of flying in 2012.

 

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As Trump Embraces More Tariffs, US Business Readies Public Fight

After months of waging a behind-the-scenes war against President Donald Trump’s trade tariffs that have escalated far beyond what business groups once imagined, more than 60 U.S. industry groups are launching a coalition on Wednesday to take the fight public.
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Trump: 'This Could Get Very Messy'

Trump, who frequently bashes the Obama's administration's interactions with China, says the market meltdown is a result of poor planning.
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When Will The Trump Climb Stop?

Donald Trump may have 24 percent of the national GOP support, but most think another nominee would stand a better chance of winning the White House.
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Debate No Setback For Trump

Those who watched the Republican debate were more, not less, supportive of Donald Trump than the general public.
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Mixed Reviews For The Trump Show

Donald Trump drew the most attention — negative and positive. Rubio, Christie, Huckabee and Carson did well. Bush did ... not much.
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The Undercard Rumbles

The seven GOP presidential hopefuls who didn't make the top 10 may be looking at their last, best chance to punch through.
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The GOP Debate Cut List

Rick Perry is out, based on polls, and the only woman in the field, Carly Fiorina, won't make the debate either. Who is in and who is out?
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Who Will Debate The Donald?

The lineup for Thursday's GOP debate is coming into focus. Ohio Gov. Kasich and former Texas Gov. Perry may fight it out for the last spot.

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