First Test

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Former Freddie Mac officials tell Bloomberg News Gingrich “was asked to build bridge to Capitol Hill Republicans,” also worked for the mortgage giant in 1999.

Runs counter to candidate’s debate claim he “offered them advice on precisely what they didn’t do…as a historian,” called their lending policies “insane.”

If the press decides to pursue the angles, there could be six Newt enterprise/investigative pieces a day. If the Romney campaign decides it wants to take Gingrich down, there could be eight.
Related Topics: 2012 Elections, News, Republican Party, The Page

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