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December 7, 2011 5:27 PM

When Gingrich held power, his GOP lieutenants tried to topple him

As former House Speaker Newt Gingrich trumpets his leadership skills in his quest for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, a different picture of his stewardship emerges from some GOP lawmakers who served with him during a failed 1997 coup attempt against the controversial speaker.

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