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Newt Gingrich
Is the influential Republican preparing for another political revolution?
Last Modified: 11 Jul 2009 12:19 GMT



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At 65 years old and more than a decade out of office, Newt Gingrich remains one of the most powerful figures in Washington.

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As speaker of the House, he led the Republican party from the backbenches of US politics to national prominence in the mid-1990s.

He ruthlessly attacked the Democrats on every major issue, drilling holes into the Clinton agenda while building support for his conservative brand.

Today, with the Republican party struggling to regroup after a devastating defeat in the November elections, Gingrich is once again back in the spotlight.

Fault Lines' Avi Lewis goes one-on-one with the influential Republican and asks him if, having pulled off a political revolution once before, he is gearing up to do it again?


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