The historian's transformational figure is marred with the residue of influence.
The pigeon says, "Shall he govern? Nevermore."
Newton Leroy Gingrich aka Newt Gingrich was 58th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and represented Georgia's 6th district as a Republican. He is a Republican presidential candidate for 2012.
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