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Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Tuesday, March 6, 2012, in Huntsville, Ala. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Republican presidential candidate, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Tuesday, March 6, 2012, in Huntsville, Ala. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Gingrich drops presidential bid

May 2, 2012

Newt Gingrich has officially suspended his presidential campaign at a press conference on May 2 in Virginia.