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Republican presidential candidate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks at Louisiana College in Pineville, La., on Wednesday, March, 21, 2012 during his campaign tour. (AP Photo/The Daily Town Talk, Tia Owens-Powers) NO SALES

Republican presidential candidate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich speaks at Louisiana College in Pineville, La., on Wednesday, March, 21, 2012 during his campaign tour. (AP Photo/The Daily Town Talk, Tia Owens-Powers) NO SALES

Gingrich drops presidential bid

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