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Newt Gingrich Charges $50 Photo As Campaign Struggles

Newt Gingrich Charges $50 Photo As Campaign Struggles

Newt Gingrich is now charging $50 to take a photo with him in order to raise campaign funds, reports the National Journal. The Gingrich campaign is now $1.6 million in debt.

By Ros Krasny, Reuters / March 27, 2012

Newt Gingrich's Southern strategy to get back into the race for the Republican presidential nomination has collapsed, and his campaign is in the red, but the former US House of Representatives speaker is marching on.

In Delaware Monday, Gingrich started charging $50 to anyone who wanted to take a photo with him following a campaign speech to Republicans.

"Some campaigns make you travel all the way to Wall Street to pay $2,500 for a photo with a candidate," a Gingrich spokesman told the National Journal, which broke the story. "We are trying out a new tactic and asking our supporters at our rallies for a nominal donation. And guess what, it is working."

Gingrich has about $1.6 million in debts, according to his last campaign finance report.


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At theatre ticket price, Gingrich is at the descount window.

Mr G photo op: $50...

Ron Paul for President 2012: Priceless!

For the price of theatre & refreshment... a Mr G photo op may be bought

Our loss of a mere $50 pales in comparison... He was frightfully expensive as Speaker of the House during his reign of Terrible in Congress. Trillions of dollars of our tax money he misappropriated...

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