Newt Gingrich rallies for votes in Greensboro

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Newt Gingrich brought his message to Tea Party voters in Greensboro and spoke to thousands during a rally at Greensboro's Governmental Plaza on Saturday.

It's the final stretch to the primaries and Presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich is still pushing through.

Gingrich and Ron Paul are both trying to play a role in the Republican party platform.

He admitted that he is the underdog and he pushed aside any talk of dropping out.

"The first reason I'm running is because I feel that this is the most important election of our lifetime," said Gingrich. "I am the last conservative standing and I am still standing and running hard."

"He`s still hanging in there regardless because I think he feels this is so important to him," says Michaele Lamb, a Gingrich supporter.

The Republican tackled energy, balancing the budget, job creation in his speech.  It's those undecided voters that Gingrich is out to get.

"I think I'm the one person who can debate Barack Obama and win and I'm the one person who has solutions big enough to really get the country back on the right track," said Gingrich.

Despite lagging far behind Mitt Romney in the polls, Gingrich supporters aren't concerned.

"I have all the faith in the world in Newt Gingrich. I have been fighting for him since day one I haven`t changed who I'm pulling for," explains Lamb.

In a last ditch effort, Gingrich is counting on his 40 minute speech is enough to pull votes his way.

After Greensboro, Gingrich was heading to an event in Wilson and then in Raleigh.