ENG: Newton Leroy "Newt" Gingrich (born Newton Leroy McPherson; June 17, 1943) is an American politician and author who served as the 58th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999 and before that, as House Minority Whip. He represented Georgia's 6th congressional district as a Republican member from 1979 until he resigned from Congress, and as speaker, effective January 3, 1999.
Gingrich was raised in Hummelstown near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and on military bases where his father was stationed. An author and historian, Gingrich twice ran unsuccessfully for the House in the 1970s during the eight years he was teaching history in college. On his third try, he won a seat in the election of November 1978 and was re-elected ten times. Although elected, Gingrich ...
Newt Gingrich's comeback in recent weeks has catapulted him back into the ranks of the top contenders for the GOP nomination for president. The former House speaker was practically written off in summer when his staff quit and his campaign appeared to be in complete disarray. Every few weeks, a new Republican candidate rises up and commands all the attention for a while. We've seen it with Michele Bachman, Rick Perry and Herman Cain. Gingrich, if we are not mistaken, appeared here some years ago on behalf of then Congressman Phil English. On another occasion, he attended the Erie Club picnic. ...
cici - in poll Newt Gingrich
I have been getting phone calls from pollsters asking whom do I support for the 2012 GOP nomination. My answer: Newt Gingrich. Gingrich is an extremely intelligent man. His recent surge in the polls shows that Newt is the only candidate with the answers. Some people have asked me, “Why Newt? Doesn’t he have a lot of baggage?” My response to them is “Who doesn’t?” All the other candidates have skeletons in their closet. Newt has never attacked any of his opponents.
Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House during the Clinton years, has a new 21st Century ...
barby - in poll Newt Gingrich
Who's on first?
Now it's former House speaker Newt Gingrich, who leads the Republican presidential field among registered voters in a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll. Gingrich is the sixth candidate or potential candidate to top the survey this year – following in the footsteps of former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, real-estate tycoon Donald Trump, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain.
Gingrich has the support of 22% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents. That's a single, statistically insignificant ...
Newt and Callista Gingrich to Visit SC in April
For the first time since the 2012 Presidential Preference Primary, Newt & Callista will visit the Palmetto State for a number of events between April 29 and May 1. More details will be available soon. They look forward to visiting … Continued
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