Newt Gingrich

Submitted by on Sep 9, 2015

Newt Gingrich

The former American politician of the Republican Party, now – a political analyst, commentator and senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (American Enterprise Institute), the largest in the United States non-governmental research center.

Author: Elena Murzin

Newton Leroy McPherson (Newton Leroy McPherson) was born June 17, 1943 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania). His father was then 19 years old, and his mother – 16, they were married in September 1942. Kathleen Dougherty (Kathleen Daugherty) had the most to raise her son, until she married for the second time, for Robert Gingrich (Robert Gingrich), who adopted her son. In 1966, they had a younger daughter Candice (Candace Gingrich). As often happens in military families, they are constantly moved from place to place, and Newt studied in different schools at different military bases. In 1961 he graduated from high school in Columbus, Georgia (Columbus, Georgia), and enrolled at Emory University (Emory University) in Atlanta (Atlanta). In 1965, Newt graduated with a bachelor’s degree, in 1968 received a master’s degree, and after three years became a doctor of philosophy in specialty ‘modern European history. ” From 1970 to 1978, Gingrich taught history at the University of West Georgia (University of West Georgia) and briefly returned to teaching in 1993, lecturing on a renewed course of American civilization in Kennesaw State University.

In 1974 and 1976, Gingrich made two unsuccessful attempts to get to the Congress (Congress) of the 6th congressional district of Georgia, but lost both times to the current congressional Democrats Flint Jack (Jack Flynt). In 1978, Flynt decided not to run for re-election, and Gingrich took advantage of this chance to defeat his rival Senator Shepard Virginia (Virginia Shapard). Newt Gingrich was so popular among their constituents that the re-elected 10 times, and only once almost lost to Democrat David Worley (David Worley) – Gingrich’s advantage was only 978 votes.

Thus, Newt Gingrich has been a member of the House of Representatives of the United States (US House of Representatives) 20 years – from 3 January 1979 to 3 January 1999. The last 4 years he served as the 58th Speaker of the House of Representatives. In 1995, the magazine ‘Time’ called Gingrich’s “Person of the Year ‘for the role he played in the so-called’ Republican Revolution ‘, when Republicans put an end to 40 years the majority of Democrats in the House of Representatives. While Gingrich was Speaker, he represented the public face of Republican opposition to President Bill Clinton (President Bill Clinton).

University professor, historian and writer, Gingrich took part in the creation of ‘Contract with America’ (Contract with America), the document submitted by the public at the 1994 general election. The document is a list of reforms and bills that Republicans have promised to hold if the win numerical superiority over the Democrats. Shortly after the 1998 elections, when the Republicans lost five seats in the House of Representatives, Gingrich has announced his retirement from the post of the Speaker of the Congress and all.

Once behind

Key Gingrich has made a career of political analyst and consultant. He continues to write works related to politics and government, but not overlook other topics, such as historical fiction. He – a constant critic of the administration’s Barack Obama (Barack Obama).

Gingrich has been married three times. He first married in 19 years in Batley Jackie (Jackie Battley), his teacher of geometry (the bride was 26). They had two daughters, but in 1980 they broke up because Newt fell in love with another woman, Marianne Ginther (Marianne Ginther), where he married in 6 months after the divorce. In the mid-90s Gingrich began an affair with Callista Biseken (Callista Bisek), who was his junior by 23 years. In 2000, after the divorce was finalized with his second wife, Callista Gingrich married. Through third wife, Newt Gingrich converted to Catholicism while still at school thought of himself as a Baptist.

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