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Weekend talking points: 7 top stories - January 20, 2012
What happened this week? Newt soared. Romney stumbled. And internet activists scored a major victory
Weekend talking points: 7 top stories Win McNamee/Getty Images
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t's all about the "Newtmentum." The former House speaker has erased Mitt Romney's once-sizable lead in South Carolina's polls, and is threatening (again) to make a serious run for the GOP presidential nomination. Indeed, thanks to winning debate performances and endorsements from Rick Perry and Sarah Palin, it seems not even a tell-all interview from Newt's second ex-wife can bring Gingrich down.

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