Gingrich makes second appearance in Charleston area

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich is urging Republicans in Congress not to back down from the fight with President Barack Obama over the debt ceiling.

The former House speaker is waking up in the Holy City Wednesday morning. At 8:30 a.m. he will speak at a meeting of leaders of the state's electric cooperatives at the Charleston Place Hotel. He will share his vision for the future of America's energy.

Gingrich spent much of Tuesday at a town hall meeting in North Charleston. He talked about issues ranging from unemployment to the deficit.

Gingrich told the audience "Washington centric government," which is threatening to regulate the lives of Americans, needs to go.

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