Gingrich Releases Delegates

    Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks to supporters at an election rally in Concord, N.C., Tuesday, April 24, 2012. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

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    Remember the primary days, when Newt Gingrich vowed to keep his delegates until the convention? Well, he almost made it. The former Republican presidential candidate on Tuesday released his delegates to presumptive candidate Mitt Romney, less than one week before the Republican National Convention in Tampa. Gingrich won two primaries, South Carolina and Georgia, but had initially refused to give his delegates to Romney, even if Romney needed them to win.

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