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The Return Of Newt Gingrich?

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The Return Of Newt Gingrich?

Politics

The Return Of Newt Gingrich?

The Return Of Newt Gingrich?

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Even the most stalwart Republican will concede that the GOP is suffering a crisis of leadership. With the defeat of John McCain in the presidential race and Democratic gains in the House and Senate, the question is: Who's going to lead the party as it tries to reinvent itself? Some suggest it should be the leader of a previous Republican revolution: former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.

Guest host Lynn Neary talks to former House Speaker Newt Gingrich about the election and the future of the Republican Party.