Newt’s flirting with 2012 is starting to move past the casual let’s-get-a-drink stage and to the more serious what-would-we-name-our-kids stage.

Gingrich drops presidential hints
Posted: May 27th, 2010 09:18 AM ET

From CNN Ticker Producer Alexander Mooney

(CNN) – Swinging through Iowa Wednesday to promote his new book, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich suggested he and his wife may be spending a lot of time in the key campaign state next year.

Though declining to discuss the specifics of his political future, Gingrich said his wife – who attended college in Iowa – may be preparing to make an extended return to the Hawkeye State.

“She likes being in Iowa and its very possible she’ll be spending a lot of time in Iowa,” he joked with reporters in Des Moines, according to CNN affiliate KCCI.

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