Newt Gingrich Predicts GOP Control of Congress
Says Obama will lose, calls for 'principled bipartisanship'
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 20, 2010 3:37 PM CST
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich waves to his supporters after addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference.   (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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(Newser) – Newt Gingrich got a hero's welcome today at the CPAC convention and played to the crowd by predicting Republican control of both the House and Senate by year's end and only one term for President Obama. He slammed the "secular socialist machine" run by Democrats but also called for "principled bipartisanship" on the part of Republicans, reports CQ Politics.

“The coming massive conservative majority that will re-center this country decisively for the first time in 70 years would not have been possible without the Pelosi-Reid-Obama machine, which has convinced the country that if the choice is radicalism or conservatism, let’s go ahead and defeat the radicals and put the country back on the right track,” he said.