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  • In an interview with The Associated Press earlier Friday Gingrich said he's grown more mature since his days as House speaker, and before that, when he was often described as a bomb-throwing insurgent member of the House Republican minority.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • In the nineteenth century, people called the bomb-throwing assassins of rulers “anarchists.”

    The Angels and Us

  • In time the bomb-throwing Republican'ts like Boehner, Palin, Bachmann, et al. will be held accountable – by voters, by a court of law, by the media, or by someone who takes the law into his own hands.

    FBI: Man arrested for threatening House speaker

  • * Wily John Boehner determined to avoid Gingrich fate: Also worth watching: The new House Speaker is proving more politically wily than one might have expected, carefully emphasizing his working class roots and familial ties and generally avoiding the bomb-throwing image that ultimately sank Newt.

    The Morning Plum

  • "I was one of those wild-eyed, bomb-throwing freshmen," he said.

    GOP Aims to Tame Benefits Programs

  • But what it boils down to is that Steinhauer has pretty much blamed the bomb-throwing commie hippie leftie types for making it impossible for the principled and virtuous conservatives to agree to any deal.

    Lance Mannion:

  • That little spark lights our way much more brightly than bomb-throwing, scorched-earth, incendiary political rhetoric ever will.

    Why divided government would be less divisive

  • He may also struggle to convince the top dogs at his firm, Holland and Hart, to risk the firm's well laid strategy of playing nice with pro-government corporate clients by representing those pesky, bomb-throwing Republicans who rarely get invited to well-heeled cocktail parties - especially when activist clients won't draw top dollar to the firm.

    Jessica Corry: Republican Shakeup Begs the Question: Who Will Become GOP's Election Lawyer?

  • Not a hostage-taking, bomb-throwing, wildly irrational stand, but something I call the Paytriot Pledge.

    Clay Farris Naff: Patriotism and the Pledge: If You Love Your Country, Put Up or Shut Up

  • At the same time, Mr. Lawsky is "not a bomb-throwing guy," adds Mr. Bharara, who is still friends with Mr. Lawsky.

    Wall Street's New Watcher

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