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    Gingrich Bashes PAC Attacks

    FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2011, file photo Republican presidential candidates former House Speaker Newt Gingrich talks with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at a Republican presidential debate in Washington. Gingrich is facing his first debate as the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination Saturday night, Dec. 10, 2011. Standing next to him will be Romney, whose campaign has launched an all-out offensive against Gingrich's record and leadership style.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

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    When Gingrich calls something “baloney,” you know he's serious. The former frontrunner, now neck-and-neck with Mitt Romney, lashed out at his opponent for a smear campaign that's been blanketing Iowa in negative ads. Romney earlier claimed that the ads came from super PACs he had nothing to do with. Gingrich called that claim “baloney” and insisted that he would not go negative. That promise doesn't go for pro-Romney PACs, however: "I think these guys hire consultants who get drunk, sit around and write stupid ads," Gingrich said when asked about a negative ad.

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