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{{tnr}}'''Newton Leroy “Newt” Gingrich'' (born June 17, 1943) was a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate for President of the United States.
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{{tnr}}'''Newton Leroy “Newt" Gingrich''' (born June 17, 1943) was a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate for President of the United States.
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Gingrich was the author of the “Contract with America” and served as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from January 4, 1995 – January 3, 1999. After resigning from Congress in 1999, Gingrich wrote several books and has served as a political commentator and consultant.<ref name=”bio”>[http://www.biography.com/people/newt-gingrich-9311969 ‘’Biography.com,’’ “Newt Gingrich,accessed September 28, 2012]</ref>
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Gingrich was the author of the “Contract with America" and served as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from January 4, 1995 – January 3, 1999. After resigning from Congress in 1999, Gingrich wrote several books and has served as a political commentator and consultant.<ref name="bio">[http://www.biography.com/people/newt-gingrich-9311969 ''Biography.com,'' “Newt Gingrich," accessed September 28, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Gingrich was a candidate for President of the United States in 2012. He officially announced his candidacy in May 2011 via Facebook and Twitter.<ref>[http://dailycaller.com/2011/05/09/newts-in-will-announce-wednesday-via-facebook-and-twitter/ ‘’Daily Caller,’’ “Newt’s in: Will announce Wednesday via Facebook and Twitter,May 9, 2011]</ref> He suspended his campaign in May 2012 and endorsed [[Mitt Romney]].<ref>[http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Latest-News-Wires/2012/0502/Gingrich-exits-race-endorses-Romney ‘’Christian Science Monitor,’’ “Gingrich exits race, endorses Romney,May 2, 2012]</ref>
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Gingrich was a candidate for President of the United States in 2012. He officially announced his candidacy in May 2011 via Facebook and Twitter.<ref>[http://dailycaller.com/2011/05/09/newts-in-will-announce-wednesday-via-facebook-and-twitter/ ''Daily Caller,'' “Newt’s in: Will announce Wednesday via Facebook and Twitter," May 9, 2011]</ref> He suspended his campaign in May 2012 and endorsed [[Mitt Romney]].<ref>[http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Latest-News-Wires/2012/0502/Gingrich-exits-race-endorses-Romney ''Christian Science Monitor,'' “Gingrich exits race, endorses Romney," May 2, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Gingrich has been married three times. He had two children with his first wife, Jackie. He remarried in 1981 to Marianne Ginther, who he divorced in 1999. Gingrich and his current wife, Callista, married in 2000.<ref name=”bio”/>
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Gingrich has been married three times. He had two children with his first wife, Jackie. He remarried in 1981 to Marianne Ginther, who he divorced in 1999. Gingrich and his current wife, Callista, married in 2000.<ref name="bio"/>
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 07:35, 29 September 2012

Newt Gingrich
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President of the United States
Former Candidate
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
January 4, 1995 – January 3, 1999
Prior offices
US House of Representatives
January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1999
Education
Bachelor'sEmory University
Master'sTulane University
Ph.D.Tulane University
Personal
BirthdayJune 17, 1943
Place of birthHarrisburg, Pennsylvania
Websites
Personal website
Campaign website
Newton Leroy “Newt" Gingrich (born June 17, 1943) was a 2012 Republican candidate for President of the United States.

Biography

Gingrich was the author of the “Contract with America" and served as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from January 4, 1995 – January 3, 1999. After resigning from Congress in 1999, Gingrich wrote several books and has served as a political commentator and consultant.[1]

Education

  • BA, Emory University
  • Masters, Modern European History, Tulane University, 1968
  • Doctorate, Modern European History, Tulane University, 1971

Elections

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Gingrich was a candidate for President of the United States in 2012. He officially announced his candidacy in May 2011 via Facebook and Twitter.[2] He suspended his campaign in May 2012 and endorsed Mitt Romney.[3]

Personal

Gingrich has been married three times. He had two children with his first wife, Jackie. He remarried in 1981 to Marianne Ginther, who he divorced in 1999. Gingrich and his current wife, Callista, married in 2000.[1]

See also

External links

References

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