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Election 101: Ten questions about Newt Gingrich as a presidential candidate

The former speaker is a masterful strategist with a brilliant political mind. But a rocky marital record and a penchant for flame-throwing may jeopardize his candidacy.

- Husna HaqCorrespondent

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks to reporters after a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington on March 18. (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)

10. Gingrich on Gingrich

“I’m not a natural leader. I’m too intellectual; I’m too abstract; I think too much.”


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