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Gingrich Defiant In Southern Battle

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - Newt Gingrich ended an appearance Monday night at a presidential forum in Birmingham, Ala., with a cry of defiance, vowing to remain a candidate for president in the Republican primary.

"I do not believe the other two candidates can beat Obama and I believe this race is the most important in our lifetime," Gingrich said emphatically. "And I will not leave the field."

Equally important as the former House speaker's (R-Ga) resolve is the fact that polls show him in the hunt to win in both primaries on Tuesday, in Mississippi and Alabama. A victory in either state would make it hard for those supporting former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) to argue that Gingrich should drop out and give Santorum a one-on-one shot at Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor. click here to read more

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