Gingrich Campaign $1M in Debt

More than $100K of that is legal fees
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 15, 2011 5:58 PM CDT
Former US Speaker of the House and Republican candidate for president Newt Gingrich speaks during the 2011 Republican Leadership Conference on June 16, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign is more than $1 million in debt, according to his campaign disclosure provided to the AP today. The former House speaker's campaign raised $2.1 million since he got into the race earlier this year. But he spent $1.8 million, and listed $1.03 million in debt, including more than $100,000 in legal fees. Gingrich listed $322,222 cash on hand. His campaign said he had received contributions from 20,217 donors, with 17,959 donating $100 or less.

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