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Thu May 19, 2011
NPR Story

Gingrich Falters Out Of Presidential Starting Gate

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has called House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's Medicare plan "radical" and "right wing social-engineering." Steve Inskeep talks with Ramesh Ponnuru, senior editor of the National Review, about Gingrich's comments. What Gingrich said didn't win him any favors with the GOP establishment in Washington, and could have already derailed his presidential bid.

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