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Newt & The 105th

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Newt & The 105th

Newt & The 105th

Newt & The 105th

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NPR's Peter Kenyon reports that House Speaker Newt Gingrich was re-elected as Speaker today, despite his admission that he had violated House rules. Only a handful of Republicans defected, despite doubts raised earlier by a couple of dozen GOP members about the wisdom of putting a tainted Gingrich back in charge. The election marked the opening of the 105th Congress.