NPR Job 1 Series http://www.kunc.org en In Gingrich's Past, A Lesson On Ambition http://www.kunc.org/post/gingrichs-past-lesson-ambition <em>Last in a series</em><p>Newt Gingrich was in his 20s when he was hired at West Georgia College as a history professor. He had just returned from Belgium, where he was doing research for his doctoral dissertation.<p>"He was very much a person of intellect," says Mel Steeley, who taught history at the college for four decades and helped bring Gingrich to the school in 1970. "He would wander across campus and didn't notice people. He'd have something in his mind, always be thinking about something. Tue, 22 Nov 2011 20:15:00 +0000 Kathy Lohr 18041 at http://www.kunc.org In Gingrich's Past, A Lesson On Ambition Santorum: Early Political Work Influences Him Still http://www.kunc.org/post/santorum-early-political-work-influences-him-still <em>Seventh in a series</em><p>Presidential candidate Rick Santorum consistently polls near the bottom of the Republican pack. But he appears undeterred in his bid for the White House. Santorum's work life in his 20s provides some insight into why he perseveres despite long odds.<p>The former senator from Pennsylvania is best known for his conservative social positions, especially his opposition to abortion rights and gay marriage. Mon, 21 Nov 2011 05:01:00 +0000 Jeff Brady 17938 at http://www.kunc.org Santorum: Early Political Work Influences Him Still Before He Delivered For Voters, Paul Delivered Babies http://www.kunc.org/post/he-delivered-voters-paul-delivered-babies <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyC6ieSFOFM</p> Tue, 25 Oct 2011 09:00:00 +0000 Julie Rovner 16566 at http://www.kunc.org Before He Delivered For Voters, Paul Delivered Babies Bachmann Once Prosecuted Tax Evaders For The IRS http://www.kunc.org/post/bachmann-once-prosecuted-tax-evaders-irs <em>Fifth in a series</em><p>Perhaps more than any other Republican running for president this year, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann has railed against taxes. Fri, 21 Oct 2011 19:17:00 +0000 David Welna 16433 at http://www.kunc.org Bachmann Once Prosecuted Tax Evaders For The IRS In White House Run, Cain Counts On Corporate Skill http://www.kunc.org/post/white-house-run-cain-counts-corporate-skill <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0l0LSu8D0U</p> Wed, 19 Oct 2011 04:01:00 +0000 Kathy Lohr 16269 at http://www.kunc.org In White House Run, Cain Counts On Corporate Skill