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Gingrich pulls plug on "wild ride" White House bid

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich stands next to his wife, Callista (R), son-in-law Jimmy Cushman and grandson Robert (2nd L) as he drops out of the race for the GOP presidential nomination while in Arlington, Virginia, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich stands next to his wife, Callista (R), son-in-law Jimmy Cushman and grandson Robert (2nd L) as he drops out of the race for the GOP presidential nomination while in Arlington, Virginia, May 2, 2012....more

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich stands next to his wife, Callista (R), son-in-law Jimmy Cushman and grandson Robert (2nd L) as he drops out of the race for the GOP presidential nomination while in Arlington, Virginia, May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich leaves a campaign event at the Hilton Hotel in Arlington, Virginia May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Benjamin Myers

Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich leaves a campaign event at the Hilton Hotel in Arlington, Virginia May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Benjamin Myers

Republican presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich leaves a campaign event at the Hilton Hotel in Arlington, Virginia May 2, 2012. REUTERS/Benjamin Myers
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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich gestures during a rally in Concord, North Carolina on the night of the New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware primaries April 24, 2012. REUTERS/Chris Keane

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich gestures during a rally in Concord, North Carolina on the night of the New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware primaries April 24, 2012. REUTERS/Chris Keane

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich gestures during a rally in Concord, North Carolina on the night of the New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware primaries April 24, 2012. REUTERS/Chris Keane
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