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WaPo: Gingrich’s bumpy start deepens doubts about his presidential candidacy

by Lisa Mathias

Amy Gardner and Karen Tumulty write for Tuesday’s Washington Post on Newt Gingrich’s recent missteps that have made it increasingly difficult for the 2012 Presidential candidate to garner support for his campaign. With some personal problems and after statements he made on Sunday’s “Meet the Press” criticizing Paul Ryan’s Medicare plan, The WG’s David Winston feels he needs to focus on the issues:

“Gingrich needs to focus on his own plans for the country,” said GOP pollster David Winston, who has advised Gingrich over the years. “If he doesn’t make it about his policy, other things are going to intervene. That is going to be his challenge.”

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