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Gingrich Suggests He May Drop Presidential Bid

Newt Gingrich has hinted that he might drop out of the presidential race if he doesn't fare well in Tuesday's Delaware primary.

"I think we need to take a deep look at what we are doing," Gingrich told NBC News on Monday. "We will be in North Carolina tomorrow night and we will look and see what the results are."

In an interview with NBC News, Gingrich said he will have to "reassess" his campaign depending on how he does in Delaware, a state he has been campaigning heavily in with 17 delegates up for grabs.

"This has been a good opportunity for us, we have been here seeing a lot of people," Gingrich said on NBC News. "We have got really positive responses and I would hope we would do well here - either carry it or come very, very close."

The former speaker of the House has only won two states—South Carolina and his home state of Georgia. He has said that he will continue to be in the race until the Republican National Convention in August. However, Gingrich has made recent headlines including his campaign's massive debt, a bounced check in Utah and laying off one-third of his staff.

Rumor has it that Likely GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney will change the focus of his upcoming speeches to the general election instead of the primaries. However, Gingrich had some words of caution for Romney in Delaware.

"Gov. Romney is clearly the frontrunner but that doesn't mean he is inevitable," Gingrich told a small crowd at GOP headquarters in Wilmington. "It is very dangerous for frontrunners to start behaving like they are inevitable because the voters might decide that's not so true."

by RTT Staff Writer

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