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Newt Gingrich

Newton Leroy "Newt" Gingrich is an American politician and author who served as the 50th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. A member of the Republican Party, he was the U.S. Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district serving north Atlanta and nearby areas from 1979 until his resignation in 1999. In 2012, Gingrich unsuccessfully ran for the Republican nomination for President of the United States. Wikipedia*

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Newt Gingrich has 1,486 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1979 House Proceeding. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 207 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 7,533 views per program as a Co-Chair for the Alzheimer's Study Group. Most appearances with Bob Dole (107), Dick Armey (83), Bob Michel (71). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Republican Party, Gingrich.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2022 - Present Member, Board of Directors, America First Policy Institute

Videos: 1 c. July 1, 2014 - Present Adviser, U.S. Consumer Coalition

Videos: 1 September 16, 2013 - Present Co-Host, CNN

Videos: 1 c. August 11, 2001 - Present Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Videos: 92 c. January 1, 2005 - Present Co-Chair, Task Force on the United Nations, U.S. Institute of Peace

Videos: 9


U.S. Representative, R-GA 6th January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1999 Videos: 1,337 Co-Chair, Alzheimer's Study Group c. July 11, 2007 - c. March 25, 2009 Videos: 3 Chair c. September 1, 2007 - c. March 1, 2011 Videos: 14 Founder, Center for Health Transformation c. January 1, 2003 - c. May 1, 2011 Videos: 16 Co-Chair, National Commission for Quality Long-term Care c. October 1, 2004 - c. December 3, 2007 Videos: 0 Chair, GOPAC c. January 1, 1986 - c. April 30, 1995 Videos: 0

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