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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Our Way — Or No Highway

A motion to oust Speaker Boehner? A refusal to vote on a highway bill? Skirmishes in the ongoing Republican civil war.
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Trump On Top Again

The real estate mogul doesn't seem to be feeling any pain from his remarks about Sen. John McCain not being a war hero.
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The Looming 'Highway Cliff'

Congress has until the end of the month to fund the Highway Trust Fund, which pays for the nation's major road projects.
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Dealing With The Donald

Attack Trump or ignore him? The nine other candidates on the debate stage next month will have to calculate how they will deal with Donald Trump.
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Could Kasich Break Through?

The Ohio governor's embrace of Medicaid cost him right-wing votes, but he's a popular leader in a key state.
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All Trumped Up And Nowhere To Go

After Donald Trump disparaged Mexican immigrants, Republicans quietly stood by while the fallout ensued. But the McCain comments may be unforgivable.
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'I’m A Big Fan Of Donald Trump’s'

That's what Ted Cruz has to say about Donald Trump. The two 2016 Republican presidential hopefuls are meeting Wednesday night to discuss several issues.
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A Done Deal That Can Be Undone

The deal with Iran could easily be reversed by the next president when Obama leaves office, causing any hope for a lasting impact to crumble.
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An Iran Battle Brews On Capitol Hill

Legislation passed in May will make it very difficult for the Republican-controlled Congress to reverse the president's deal with Iran — but that won't stop them from trying.

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