CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) — Newt Gingrich is spending time in North Carolina this week trying to rebuild momentum for his Republican presidential campaign.
Gingrich will speak at several rallies and campaign events the next few days in more than 10 cities, including Charlotte, Mooresville and Fayetteville.
The former US House speaker from Georgia is trying to keep his campaign alive. Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum’s departure from the race two weeks has narrowed the Republican field.
Gingrich said he still planned to keep campaigning, although acknowledging Mitt Romney was the GOP’s likely nominee.
The North Carolina Republican presidential primary is May 8.
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