Posted by Colby Rogers - email
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich spoke to a sold-out crowd at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland Thursday night.
In a media event held prior to his lecture, he talked at length about the future of the Republican party and how they need to work with and against President Barack Obama.
Gingrich said Republicans need to approach the President's policies in three way, saying "cooperate when you can, offer a better solution when possible and stop something only if and when you have no alternative."
The former speaker was non-committal when asked if he plans to run for president in 2012. He said he and his family will examine the circumstance in January 2011 and determine then if it is appropriate to run.
To read more about Newt Gingrich's visit to Ashland go to the NBC12 political blog www.decisionvirginia.com