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Newton Leroy GingrichDate Of Birth:
June 17, 1943 (Age 69)Country Of Birth:
Controversial Republican Speaker of the House who served from 1995-99. Considered an icon by many conservative Republicans, Gingrich was also seen as the devil incarnate by many Democrats who used him as a boogeyman in their opposition to Republican policies.
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He received a B.A. degree from Emory University in Atlanta in 1965. Received Master's and PhD's from Tulane University.
He was the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999.
He taught history at West Georgia College in Carrollton, Georgia, from 1970 to 1978
He was named Time Magazine's Man of the Year In 1995.
Was a delegate to the 1968 Republican convention where he supported New York governor Nelson Rockefeller.
In 2007, stated that there was an 80% chance that Hillary Clinton would be the next President of the United States.
Resigned from Congress in early 1999 after Republicans lost House seats in the election of 1998. Was succeeded as Speaker by Dennis Hastert.
Currently works as an analyst and pundit for Fox News.
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