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Gingrich Backs Lifting Campaign Finance Restrictions

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Published on May 11, 2011

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Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich discusses the "Citizens United" ruling, which determined that corporate campaign contributions are protected as free speech. Gingrich applauds the decision, but suggests that it doesn't go far enough, arguing there should be no limits on campaign finance.

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Newt Gingrich is former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. Now a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, Gingrich continues to advocate for smaller government and what he terms "fundamental values."

Gingrich is also the author of Rediscovering God in America and To Try Men's Souls: A Novel of George Washington and the Fight for American Freedom. - 92nd Street Y

Newt Gingrich is former speaker of the US House of Representatives. Now a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, Gingrich continues to advocate for smaller government and what he terms "fundamental values." He is also the founder and General Chairman of the American Solutions for Winning the Future group. On May 11, 2011, Gingrich announced he will seek the Republican nomination to run against Barack Obama in the 2012 United States Presidential election. Gingrich is the author of Rediscovering God in America and To Try Men's Souls: A Novel of George Washington and the Fight for American Freedom.

Jeff Greenfield, a veteran political, media and culture reporter, returned to CBS News as senior political correspondent in May 2007. He contributes to the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, The Early Show, CBS News Sunday Morning and other CBS News broadcasts, as well as CBSNews.com.

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