It's autumn, the kids are back in school, and Congress is in session. But I'm not asking, "Why can't Johnny read?" I'm asking, "Why can't Newt add?"

Fortune magazine recently reported House Speaker Newt Gingrich's reason for backing insurance agent associations and opposing bank insurance powers.

Subscribe Now

Access to authoritative analysis and perspective and our data-driven report series.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.