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To Imagine A Gingrich Presidency, Look To The '90s

Newt Gingrich rose to prominence as the leader of the 1994 Republican revolution, in which the GOP took back the House majority after 40 years in the wilderness. During his reign, Congress forced a government shutdown, overhauled the welfare system, balanced the budget for the first time in decades and impeached the president.