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Cartoon slideshow: Gingrich soars

Kirk Walters / Toledo Blade (click to start slideshow)

Newt Gingrich is the latest Republican to become the anti-Romney candidate and surge to lead the GOP presidential field. But Gingrich has lots of baggage - LOTS of baggage - so we'll see if he can withstand the glare of the spotlight better than his peers have.

What do our cartoonists think of Newt's rise in the polls? Check out our Gingrich Soars cartoon slideshow to find out.