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March 03, 2011


Newt's Early Mover Advantage

With Newt Gingrich poised to be the first serious Republican to announce a presidential bid later today, Politico notes that this could provide Gingrich with "first-mover advantage in a slow-forming GOP field."

"He'll have to answer questions about his record in office and, perhaps more importantly, his three marriages. By getting into the race first, Gingrich would have extra time and space to explain all that, set his political house in order and refashion himself as a candidate for the first time since the 1990s."

The only outstanding question: How long will Gingrich have before the other potential candidates decide they want some of the spotlight too?












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