Gingrich announces presidential candidacy via Twitter
May 11th, 2011
04:33 PM ET

Gingrich announces presidential candidacy via Twitter

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich announced via Twitter Wednesday that he is a candidate for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.

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  1. popeye

    Let's face it no candidate for the presidential office is worth the time it took to post this comment .

    May 12, 2011 at 3:09 pm | Report abuse |
    • abuela

      AMEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Popeye

      May 14, 2011 at 8:44 am | Report abuse |
  2. Linari

    @America 1st:

    If you really want to put America 1st, you won't vote for Gingrinch.

    May 12, 2011 at 5:27 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Jose M. Pulido

    Poor Newt, his presidential campaign is going to provide a lot of fodder for Jay Leno, David Letterman, Conan O.Brian, Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel.

    May 12, 2011 at 8:17 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Andreas Moser

    I don't think anyone wants him back.

    May 13, 2011 at 7:56 am | Report abuse |
    • PHIL

      You are so right, we din,t want him the FIRST time... Newt is all about Newt, rarely do you get to see up close such unbridled arrogance//

      May 13, 2011 at 4:28 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Art

    I wish CNN would poll the public to see if they would prefer Miss Piggy or gingrich for president.

    May 13, 2011 at 10:51 pm | Report abuse |
  6. TB

    Newt, send me your campaign donations. I won't waste the money. By running for President, you most assuredly will.

    May 13, 2011 at 10:56 pm | Report abuse |
  7. TJ

    So far it looks like it's gonna be Obama for another 4. Newt has no chance, Trump is a cute novelty and most people couldn't recognize Romney if you showed them a head-shot. As much as many people that are dissatisfied with Obama, the Republicans have acted very childish and put on a complete circus act for the past 5 years. Unless a strong Dem candidate shows up, I think people will vote Obama just to avoid a Trump or Newt.

    May 14, 2011 at 12:56 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Beverly Norman

    Newt has already burned his bridges, there is no going back or forward. Keep your job with Fox news.....that is if they are paying you...

    May 15, 2011 at 5:22 pm | Report abuse |
  9. sk

    Hypocrisy at its best.
    How can you separate one's past from him or his future... while dragging the Nation with Clinton and Monica... he was doing what Clinton was being persecuted for... Imagine people still believing in him or contributing to him!!

    May 16, 2011 at 12:18 am | Report abuse |
    • GG

      Not only doing the same infidelity as Clinton at the same time.....He was leading the charge in congress to impeach Clinton

      May 17, 2011 at 4:51 pm | Report abuse |
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