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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks during a campaign stop at Salisbury University in Salisbury, Md. (March 27, 2012)

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Republican Newt Gingrich campaigns for his party's nomination for president.

In this April 2, 2012, file photo Republican
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In this April 2, 2012, file photo Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, waits to speak at a campaign stop in Frederick, Md.

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich addresses a campaign
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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich addresses a campaign town hall-style meeting at the Hodson Auditorium on the campus of Hood College in Frederick, Md. (April 2, 2012)

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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks during a campaign stop at Salisbury University in Salisbury, Md. (March 27, 2012)

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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, speaks during the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference in Camp Hill, Pa. (March 24, 2012)

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich displays an etch-a-sketch
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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich displays an etch-a-sketch during a Tea Party Presidential forum and straw poll hosted by the LSU College Republicans in Baton Rouge, La. (March 22, 2012)

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks at a
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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks at a town hall meeting at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, La. (March 20, 2012)

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich address supporters gathered
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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich address supporters gathered at a local restaurant in New Orleans. (March 16, 2012)

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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks at a rally in Rosemont, Ill. (March 14, 2012)

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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks at a rally in Brandon, Miss. (March 11, 2012)

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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, accompanied by his wife Callista, speaks at a rally in Jackson, Miss. (March 8, 2012)

Newt Gingrich speaks to supporters at Gwinnett Chamber
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Newt Gingrich speaks to supporters at Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce in Duluth, Ga. The former speaker of the House, is campaigning throughout Georgia and Alabama during Super Tuesday when the greatest number of states hold primary elections with 437 delegates at stake, including the Georgia's 76. (March 6, 2012)

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Republican presidential candidate and former House speaker Newt Gingrich speaks in Duluth, Ga. (March 6, 2012)

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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks at the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce in Duluth, Ga. Ten states, including Georgia, are holding caucuses and primaries to choose the Republican presidential nominee. (March 6, 2012)

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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks at the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce in Duluth, Georgia. (March 6, 2012)

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
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Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks in Brunswick, Ga. (March 2, 2012)

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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, and his wife, Callista, receive prayers during a visit to Rock Springs Baptist Church in Miner, Ga. Gingrich is focusing his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination in Georgia, the state he represented in Congress. (Feb. 26, 2012)

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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, speaks at Rock Springs Baptist Church in Miner, Ga. He is focusing his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination in the state he represented in Congress. (Feb. 26, 2012)

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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, speaks during a visit to First Redeemer Church, a Baptist congregation, in Cumming, Ga. He is focusing his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination in the state he represented in Congress. (Feb. 26, 2012)

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Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, left, and former presidential candidate Herman Cain, leave after a news conference at a campaign stop in Cumming Parkway, Ga. (Feb. 18, 2012)

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
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Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich waves during a campaign stop in Peachtree City, Ga. (Feb. 17, 2012)

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
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Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich shakes hands during a campaign stop at the Tulare World Ag Expo in Tulare, Calif. (Feb. 14, 2012)

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
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Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks during a campaign stop in South El Monte, Calif. (Feb. 13, 2012)

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
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Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich arrives for a campaign event in South El Monte, CA. (Feb. 13, 2012)

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Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich speaks at the 39th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. (Feb. 10, 2012)

Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich addresses the 39th
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Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich addresses the 39th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D.C. (Feb. 10, 2012)

GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich, the former House
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GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich, the former House speaker from Georgia, speaks during a campaign stop in Dayton, Ohio. (Feb. 7, 2012)

GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich speaks during a
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GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich speaks during a campaign stop in Columbus, Ohio. (Feb. 7, 2012)

During a campaign trip to Ohio, Republican presidential
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During a campaign trip to Ohio, Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich and his wife, Callista, visit Hawthorn Hill, the Oakwood home of aviation pioneer Orville Wright. (Feb. 7, 2012)

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During a campaign trip to Ohio, GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich takes a tour inside Hawthorn Hill, the Oakwood home of aviation pioneer Orville Wright. (Feb. 7, 2012)

Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich speaks at a
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Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich speaks at a rally in Golden, Colo., on the eve of the state's GOP caucuses. (Feb. 6, 2012)

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Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich gives a thumbs up to a supporter in Las Vegas, Nev. (Feb. 1, 2012)

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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich greets supporters during a visit to the Great Basin Brewing Company in Reno, Nev. (Feb. 1, 2012)

Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich and his wife
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Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista greet a supporter and her dog during a visit to a voting precinct at Celebration Heritage Hall in Celebration, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2012)

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Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista talk with supporters outside a polling place on primary day in Celebration, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2012)

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Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich boards his bus after visiting his Polk County campaign headquarters in Lakeland, Fla. Polls show Gingrich's fellow candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, with a double digit lead going into the Florida primary. (Jan. 31, 2012)

Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich (R) and his
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Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich (R) and his wife Callista Gingrich pose with Paityn Ruud-Johnson (C) during a visit to a voting precinct at the First Baptist Church of Windermere in Orlando, Florida. (Jan. 31, 2012)

Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich (R) and his
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Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich (R) and his wife Callista Gingrich visit a voting precinct at the First Baptist Church of Windermere in Orlando, Florida. (Jan. 31, 2012)

Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich and his wife
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Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista Gingrich visit a voting precinct at the First Baptist Church of Windermere in Orlando, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2012)

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Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich (L) and his
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Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich (L) and his wife Callista Gingrich (R) pose for a photograph with ten-year-old Kieran (R) and eight-year-old Mackienzie (L) Tuttle at a rally at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront hotel in Jacksonville, Florida. (Jan. 30, 2012)

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
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Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks in Orlando, Fla., as his wife Callista listens. (Jan. 30, 2012)

Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich speaks to the
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Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich speaks to the media after visiting Idlewild Baptist Church in Lutz, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2012)

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich,
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Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, speaks to media during a news conference outside the Exciting Idlewild Baptist Church in Lutz, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2012)

Republican presidential hopeful, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
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Republican presidential hopeful, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich addresses supporters with his wife Callista inside an aircraft hangar at the Tampa Jet Center in Tampa, Florida. (Jan. 30, 2012)

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Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
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Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks at the University of North Florida, in Jacksonville, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the
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Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich shows off the key to the city after it was presented to him during a campaign event in Naples, Fla. Newt Gingrich campaigns for votes in Florida before the Jan. 31 primary. (Jan. 24, 2012)

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich talks with the
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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich talks with the Florida Times-Union editorial board in Jacksonville, Fla. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich
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Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks in Delray Beach, Fla. (Jan. 27, 2012)

Republican presidential hopeful, former Speaker Newt Gingrich, delivers
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Republican presidential hopeful, former Speaker Newt Gingrich, delivers remarks during a Hispanic Town Hall at the Centro de la Familia church in Orlando, Fla. (Jan. 28, 2012)

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Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich speaks to the
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Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich speaks to the media after visiting Idlewild Baptist Church in Lutz, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2012)

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks during campaign
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Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks during campaign stop in Fort Myers, Fla. (Jan. 30, 2012)

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