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Gingrich: Endorsing Scozzafava ‘A Mistake’

In an interview today with New Hampshire Watchdog reporter Grant Bosse and WNTK in Manchester, Newt Gingrich said that he regrets his endorsement of Dede Scozzafava in the special election for New York District 23 in November.

By on 1.30.10 | 2:03PM

In an interview today with New Hampshire Watchdog reporter Grant Bosse and WNTK in Manchester, Newt Gingrich said that he regrets his endorsement of Dede Scozzafava in the special election for New York District 23 in November:

“At the time, as a party builder and someone who has always been trying to help build the party, it struck me that she was the local nominee. She turned out to be a huge disappointment. And she turned out not to be frankly a loyal Republican,” Gingrich added. Responding to those critical of his endorsement, “And I think that those folks have the better of that argument.”

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