Michael Goldfarb looks at the history of rude, violent debate that has marked US politics.
Newt Gingrich becomes Speaker of the US House of Representatives.
Republicans have a majority in both houses of the Senate for the first time in 40 years.
Samira Ahmed profiles Newt Gingrich, leading Republican contender for the US election.
Newt Gingrich's appointment as the Speaker of the House of Representatives in 1994.
Susan Hiller reimagines how broadcast space might be used to mark the Open arts initiative
An overview of the position of Speaker of the House of Representatives.