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Where's Newt? Post-announcement vacation raises questions about Gingrich candidacy [Updated]
Where's Newt? Post-announcement vacation raises questions about Gingrich candidacy [Updated]

Weeks after launching his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has raised eyebrows among supporters and political observers by taking a vacation with his wife -- during the same week prominent religious conservatives are gathering in Washington. Gingrich, who has been married three times, has been aggressively courting the religious conservatives, including many of the "pro-marriage" activists gathering in Washington. His spokesman, Rick Tyler, said Gingrich had told Ralph Reed and other organizers of the Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference long ago that he would not be able to attend because of the family commitment. Tyler...

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