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Gingrich to Speak at Georgetown

The former Speaker of the House will address students about Social Security reform



    Gingrich to Speak at Georgetown

    Newt Gingrich is bringing his scaled-back presidential campaign to Georgetown University.

    Gingrich will speak to Georgetown students Wednesday afternoon about Social Security reform. The former House speaker says young Americans should have “the right to choose a personal Social Security account.”

    The appearance will be the first for Gingrich since his lagging campaign parted ways with one-third of its staff. He's vowing to stay in the Republican presidential race until front-runner Mitt Romney has enough convention delegates to clinch the nomination.

    Gingrich did say this week that he intends to support Romney if he gets the required number of delegates before the party's national convention in Tampa, Fla., in August.

    The District of Columbia's presidential primary is Tuesday, with 16 delegates at stake. Romney is heavily favored.