Newt Gingrich is a politician and author who served as the 50th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. Gingrich is well-known as the architect of the "Contract with America" that led the Republican Party to victory in 1994, creating the first conservative majority in the House in 40 years. He also was a Republican candidate for President of the United States in 2012. Currently, Newt is a Fox News contributor, podcast host, and chairman of Gingrich 360, a multimedia production and consulting company based in Arlington, Virginia. He and his wife, Callista, live in McLean, Virginia, and have two daughters and two grandchildren.