Gingrich Pledges to Avoid Negative Campaign Ads

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich.
Newt. Photo: Richard Ellis/Getty Images

“As always, I pledge that every penny contributed to this campaign will be used to advance an honest campaign that the American people can be proud of,” Gingrich wrote in an e-mail to his backers. “There will be no :30 attack ads against my friends who are also seeking the Republican nomination; I will focus my criticism on President Obama.”

This, on the same day that Ron Paul's campaign released a two-and-a-half-minute video skewering Newt. Still friends? Bookmark this page.