While speaker of the U.S. House, Newt Gingrich's House colleagues overwhelmingly voted to reprimand him for bringing discredit on the chamber. "The way I was dealt with related more to the politics of the Democratic Party than the ethics," he said of the 1997 vote. The findings were brought back into the limelight last month when he surged to the top among Republican presidential hopefuls. (Associated Press)

While speaker of the U.S. House, Newt Gingrich's House colleagues overwhelmingly voted to reprimand him for bringing discredit on the chamber. "The way I was dealt with related more to the politics of the Democratic Party than the ethics," he said of the 1997 vote. The findings were brought back into the limelight last month when he surged to the top among Republican presidential hopefuls. (Associated Press)