Newt Gingrich Drops 15 Points in New Poll

Former House speaker neck and neck with Mitt Romney in GOP race.
1:46 | 12/19/11

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Transcript for Newt Gingrich Drops 15 Points in New Poll
In presidential politics your voice your vote Republican front runner -- Gingrich had surged through November but our new poll out tonight shows the December has not been so kind. The former house speaker has dropped fifteen points to a dead he would Mitt Romney. -- he's Jon Karl explains why Gingrich is falling so far so fast. Newt Gingrich is facing an unrelenting assault and talk. Hammered by TV ads in Iowa invite all of his opponents he is not a conservative. -- -- Other -- he has been unreliable. In those settings and zany. Attacks -- taking their whole future is commanding lead in the polls collapsing in just over a week. And today he admitted he's got organizational problems to struggling to get enough signatures to get his name on the ballot in Virginia. The challenge for -- is to get the popular support organized ask. We barely made an Ohio. We may barely make it on Thursday in Virginia when Gingrich keeps giving -- opponents more material. Over the weekend suggesting he would -- judges -- Refused to explain their rulings to congress how would tune in for its -- would -- in the capitol police -- to arrest him. If you had to a New York or -- instruct the did the -- Justice Department. To -- the US Marshal and instead of campaigning over the weekend and must win Iowa he was signing books in Virginia and not his own book. But the children's book written by his wife Callista. Gingrich plans to spend 250000. Dollars this week in Iowa on ads touting his record Gingrich today accused his opponents of quote doing Obama's work by attacking him. But his opponents are outspending him forty to one making it hard for Gingrich to respond to what his campaign calls the onslaught.

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