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The Trail: 2012 Presidential News from the Field

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Gingrich Drops Bid to Get on Va. Ballot—Report

Newt Gingrich raised a white flag in his campaign's battle to get onto the Virginia ballot in time for the state's March 6 primary, news media reported on Monday. 

The former House speaker, asked the U.S. Appeals Court in Richmond, Va., to drop his suit that questioned the state's primary rules, Bloomberg News reported

 

Gingrich and onetime candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry had petitioned the court not to print ballots without their names on them, but lost that decision as they tried to make it on the ballot by Super Tuesday. 

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