Gingrich, S.C. Chairman Among Names Floated for GOP Chairman

November 6, 2008 - 12:10 AM
Former House Speaker, South Carolina GOP chair two of many names being suggested to head the Republican Party's charge into the future.

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (AP Photo)

(CNSNews.com) – Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and South Carolina GOP Chairman Katon Dawson are just two of the names being circulated as possible candidates for the chairmanship of the Republican National Committee (RNC), CNSNews.com has learned.
 
Rep. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said that Gingrich’s name had been mentioned in party discussions about who might lead the Republican Party in the next year.
 
“Newt’s name came up,” Flake said, adding, “I don’t know if he’s interested or not.”