Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich waves after addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference annual meeting in National Harbor, Md., on March 8.
April 15, 2014 Topping the list of the former GOP presidential candidate's creditors is an air charter company called Moby Dick Airways. The second biggest creditor? Newt Gingrich himself.
Republicans need to pitch their own ideas on healthcare, not just object to the president's, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says.
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August 15, 2013 The former House speaker, who isn't ruling out another bid for the GOP presidential nomination, says his fellow Republicans can't just be negative and "tear down our opponent."
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich in April 2012.
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May 17, 2013 "I think we overreached in '98 — how's that for a quote you can use?" the former House speaker says of the Clinton impeachment. Now he tells fellow Republicans that they need to be "calm and factual" as they pursue answers from the Obama administration about the IRS and other scandals.
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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a one-time history professor, educates delegates gathering in Tampa, Fla., on how to get the party message out. The event was billed as "Newt U."
August 27, 2012 With Tropical Storm Isaac pushing the official start of the Republican National Convention off until Tuesday, delegates gathering in Tampa spent part of the day going back to school — "Newt U," to be precise.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, accompanied by his wife Callista, speaks at a rally in Montgomery, Ala., on March 7.
August 10, 2012 The former GOP presidential candidate is making news of his own, even while fulfilling his current role as surrogate for Mitt Romney. Could a daytime talk show be next on the list?
Beth Myers, who leads Mitt Romney's search for a running mate, tweeted a less-than-random assortment of Republican politicians on Friday afternoon.
July 27, 2012 Beth Myers gave shout-outs to several of Mitt Romney's potential running mates. And then several more.
May 2, 2012 The former House speaker exits the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.
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May 1, 2012 He's giving supporters "an insider advanced notice that on Wednesday I'll be officially suspending the campaign." And he's using the message to say, again, that reelecting President Obama "would be a genuine disaster."
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich and his wife, Callista, Tuesday night in Concord, N.C.
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April 25, 2012 Sources are telling media outlets that the former House speaker will soon exit the campaign and that it's highly likely he will endorse Mitt Romney.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his wife Ann celebrated Tuesday night in Manchester, N.H.
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April 25, 2012 After winning all five primaries on Tuesday, the former Massachusetts governor all but wrapped up the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Now he's pledging to mount a campaign to show "we can do better."
April 24, 2012 Voters are going to polls in Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware and New York, though turnout is expected to be low. Still, here are four things to watch. Even with Rick Santorum, out of the race, Pennsylvania could still be interesting if Ron Paul's supporters are able to spring a delegate surprise on Mitt Romney.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich earlier this month in New York City.
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April 24, 2012 Mitt Romney will still be the presumptive nominee. But analysts say Newt Gingrich might win today in Delaware. That could give him a reason to stay in the race.
April 10, 2012 After a relative lull in campaigning, the Republican presidential candidates are back at it Tuesday in Pennsylvania, Delaware, North Carolina and Texas. And a Washington Post-ABC News poll shows President Obama leading prospective GOP nominee Mitt Romney — especially on likability.
April 3, 2012 Impressive wins Tuesday could help Mitt Romney further the growing sense in his party that resistance is futile, that he will be the nominee. It would also make his rivals' arguments for staying in the race, especially those of Rick Santorum, the last not-Romney to pose a threat, sound ever more forced and divorced from political reality.
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March 29, 2012 Sheldon Adelson, who along with his wife has used a superPAC to give Newt Gingrich $15 million of support, says the former House speaker can't get enough delegates to be the nominee. Meanwhile, Gingrich and Mitt Romney met secretly on Saturday.
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