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Newt Gingrich Gave Push To Clients, Not Just Ideas

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Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich gestures as he speaks, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 in Bluffton, S.C. (AP Photo/Stephen Morton) | AP

Newt Gingrich is adamant that he is not a lobbyist, but rather a visionary who traffics in ideas, not influence. But in the eight years since he started his health care consultancy, he has made millions of dollars while helping companies promote their services and gain access to state and federal officials.

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