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American politician who served as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999

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Newton Leroy "Newt" Gingrich is an American politician who served as the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. In 1995, Time magazine selected him as the Person of the Year for his role in leading the Republican Revolution in the House, ending 40 years of the Democratic Party being in the majority. During his tenure as Speaker, he represented the public face of the Republican opposition to President Bill Clinton.

Newt Gingrich Info

Birth nameNewton Leroy McPherson
Date of BirthJune 17, 1943
Place of BirthHarrisburg, Pennsylvania
OccupationsCollege Professor, Author, Politician
Spouse (s)Jackie Battley (1962-1981), Marianne Ginther (1981-2000), Callista Gingrich (2000-current)
ResidenceCarrollton, Georgia (1979-1993, while in office), Marietta, Georgia (1993-1999, while in office), McLean, Virginia (current)
Political PartyRepublican
Alma materEmory University (B.A.), Tulane University (M.A./Ph.D.)
ReligionRoman Catholic (formerly Baptist)
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 It is now clear that this will be a two-person race between the conservative leader, Newt Gingrich, and the Massachusetts moderate, and the voters of Florida made that clear, 
— Newt Gingrich after his loss to Mitt Romney in the race for GOP nomination for 2012 election / February 01, 2012
 We are at a point where our establishment is sliding into policies of such disastrous impact that they will in fact fundamentally challenge the survival of America as we know it. On the one front we have a secular socialist machine led by (President) Obama, (House Speaker Nancy) Pelosi, and (Senate Majority Leader Harry) Reid, and on the other front we have radical Islamists who would fundamentally change this country into a system none of us in this room would recognize. 
— Newt Gingrich at the Values Voter Summit in Washington / September 18, 2010
 We as Americans don't have to tolerate people who are supportive of violence against us, building something at the sight of the violence. This is not about religious liberty, they want to build that mosque in the South Bronx, frankly they need the jobs. But I am totally opposed to any effort to impose Sharia on the United States, and we should have a federal law that says under no circumstance, in any jurisdiction in the United States, will Sharia be used in any court to apply to any judgment made about American law. 
— Newt Gingrich speaking about the Ground Zero mosque issue, at the Values Voter Summit in Washington / September 18, 2010
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 I would beg Mike Castle to endorse Christine O'Donnell because she won fair and square in a process of representation. But let me go a step further, I am going to predict right now, Christine O'Donnell is going to win in Delaware. 
— Newt Gingrich at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, believes Christine O' Donnell will win the Delaware senate elections / September 18, 2010
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 Senator Murkowsi is fundamentally cheating, If she wanted to run as an independent she should have. 
— Newt Gingrich at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, is not happy with Senator Lisa Murkowsi going for a write-in bid despite losing the Primaries / September 18, 2010
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 I think that Pelosi and the Democrats have established a system designed to maximize spending and to minimize the chance to offer amendments and to offer alternatives. And so it’s a constant engine of upwards spending, 
— Newt Gingrich / September 17, 2010

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