Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich

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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, left, announces he is dropping his bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination with his wife Callista Gingrich standing next to him on May 2, 2012. On Oct. 8, 159 days after Gingrich ended his presidential run, the founder of Winning Our Future Rebecca Burkett received her 13th paycheck, for $20,000, from the super-PAC for her work as its executive director and chief fundraiser.