Comments for: Republicans chasing Reagan legacy once criticized party’s icon

Posted Dec. 15, 2011, at 6:14 p.m.

WASHINGTON — A near-certainty in Republican presidential debates is that any mention of Ronald Reagan will be full of praise. He stands as the model president for Republicans seeking the office. What Newt Gingrich, the front-runner in the party’s current race, is unlikely to note is that he once charged …

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