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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Gingrich, Newton Leroy Known as "Newt.” Born 1943. American politician. A U.S. representative from Georgia first elected in 1979, he served as Speaker of the House from 1994 to 1999, when he resigned from Congress.

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  • NEWT GINGRICH: Speaking of Gingrich, his star seemed to rise, until it fell with one fell Tweet.

    First Read

  • "gingrich considering run" you will see a half dozen different dates on which remarks made in different venues by Gingrich has fueled speculation he will run for president.

    American Thinker

  • She has spoken highly of what she characterized as Gingrich's ability to potentially "clobber" Obama in a head-to-head debate.

    Todd Palin Endorses Newt Gingrich For President

  • Still smarting from his loss last weekend in South Carolina, Romney is campaigning hard and spending big in Florida, trying to plant doubt in the minds of voters about what he calls Gingrich's erratic behavior, his record in Congress, and his work for the mortgage giant Freddie Mac.

    Mitt's Gloves Are Off

  • "You're seeing now what I call the Gingrich Republicans, the revolutionaries--all the staffers are in their early forties now, and they're married; they're moving off Capitol Hill," says one former House GOP aide-turned-lobbyist.

    Hullabaloo

  • Paul has an ad running on the Internet and on Iowa TV that takes aim at what he calls Gingrich's serial hypocrisy.

    News

  • * Newt Gingrich is still the same transparently shameless hustler he's always been.

    Happy Hour Roundup

  • Today, in fact, Gingrich is fully rehabilitated as a party spokesman, still nurturing presidential ambitions.

    Forgive and Forget

  • And yet, just like in the old days, Gingrich is pretty much everywhere you look: raising millions for the Republican Party, stumping for candidates in 30 states, hurling verbal hand grenades on Fox News and Twitter.

    Newt Gingrich: Out of the wilderness and into the mix for 2012

  • Where Gingrich is concerned, that is always a pretty safe bet.

    Newt Gingrich: Out of the wilderness and into the mix for 2012

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