Newt Gingrich 'Committed' to Positive Campaign

Gingrich tells ABC's Jon Karl he does not want to be negative on rivals, Obama.
3:00 | 12/30/11

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If we're here in Iowa you can hammered and we we saw studies say 45%. Of all Assam state of -- -- negative ads against someone. Put and that's what happened. And that's gonna happen state by state so how do you withstand the barrage. Well I think from -- to figure out how to essentially take apart the negative ads. And I am I am committed to running a positive campaign. And we have to find a way to one. -- because -- -- Politics is becoming really nasty vicious negative -- And I think it's disgusting. And I think it's dishonest and the people who are running -- as noted dishonest. And I think a person will do that to try to get to be president. -- you know hopefully the beginning of this press so if you're the Republican nominee no negative ads against Barack Obama -- -- abrupt close -- the truth. These ads are dishonest. And then there's a fundamental difference and that's why we're where methodically taking apartment. And try to figure out. If you're determined positive and you wanna be guys who determine why how do you do it. But they're working. The working right now what's. That doesn't work all the way through and ended the dining -- in the national work all the way through Tuesday night.

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