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Former House speaker Newt Gingrich speaks during press conference in Arlington, Virginia, on May 2, 2012.

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Former House speaker Newt Gingrich speaks during press conference in Arlington, Virginia, on May 2, 2012.

Pro-Gingrich Super-PAC Head Still ‘Winning’

Three days after Election Day, Rebecca Burkett collected her 14th paycheck from Winning Our Future, a Federal Election Commission report filed today show. No matter that the super-political action committee’s preferred presidential candidate had dropped out some six months earlier....

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A painting of Newt Gingrich at a rally on March 6, 2012 in Atlanta.

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A painting of Newt Gingrich at a rally on March 6, 2012 in Atlanta.

Super-PAC Beneficiary Gingrich Laments Super-PAC Influence

Newt Gingrich, whose quest for the Republican presidential nomination was kept on life support for months by a super-PAC, said in a television interview today that super-PACs are bad for politics. The onslaught from Mitt Romney and Barack Obama, their...

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