Full coverage: Newt Gingrich
Declared May 11, 2011
Gingrich lines up strongly with the political right's positions on social and fiscal issues. But some Republicans see him as a figure from the past, and he is in his third marriage after two messy divorces.
As a Georgia congressman in 1994, Gingrich co-authored the GOP's "Contract with America," leading a resurgence that brought Republicans a House majority for the first time in four decades. Gingrich also has been a college professor and author.
He is married with two daughters.
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