Bob Livingston Speaks Out
McNickle, Colin, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is "brilliant" but requires seasoning to become a credible presidential candidate, and Newt Gingrich might be the perfect "revolutionary" but might not be a very good presidential candidate, says Robert L. Livingston, the Republican who was set to become speaker of the House a decade ago but never took the gavel.
You haven't heard much out of the lanky and bespectacled former congressman of Louisiana since he stunned the political world in December 1998. A month before, and already in the House for two decades, Mr. Livingston not only had won re-election but his peers had chosen him to succeed Mr. Gingrich as speaker.
But just as the …
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