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December 16, 2011

Newt Gingrich says he would push to reinstant Don't Ask Don't Tell and that being gay is a choice for some

Newt Gingrich is making no secret of his anti-gay views in the race for the Republican nomination for U.S. president as next month's Iowa Caucuses and other early primaries draw near.

In an interview with the Des Moines Register Thursday, the former Speaker of the House said that if elected president next year, he would approve the reinstatement of Don't Ask Don't Tell, believes some people choose to be gay, and says that comparing same-sex marriage to interracial marriage is 'ludicrous.'

December 10, 2011

Gingrich will bask in his top tier status in tonight's debate

With less than a month before the first caucus, Republican presidential candidates will meet in Iowa tonight for a debate.

Sponsored by ABC News, the Des Moines Register and Yahoo this will be the first debate when Newt Gingrich will  receive a significant amount of attention. According to recent polls the former Speaker of the House leads the GOP pack. Trailing him are Rep. Ron Paul and Gov. Mitt Romney.

Behind the top trio are Herman Cain, Rep. Michele Bachmann, Gov. Rick Perry, Sen. Rick Santorum and Gov. John Huntsman.