In fact he-along with the rest of the Republican field-have been notably missing in action in places like Iowa and New Hampshire where the upcoming elections are scheduled. If you want to find Newt or the rest of the field come here to my neck of the woods, here in New York City-I live on Long Island but close enough.
Still what is behind his sudden rise? You have to understand K-Street philosophy, it's very complicated(not really):
"Ken Kies, an influential tax lobbyist who — along with his wife — maxed out to Gingrich’s campaign this spring and are among the hosts of Wednesday’s event, agreed."
“K Street is predictable. It is full of people who see a parade and love to jump in front,” Kies said. “Newt is the parade. The guys who signed on with Perry now realize they bought an Edsel and the guys with Romney now see he can’t get above 25 percent."
Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1211/69831_Page2.html#ixzz1fn68TXtH
See how complicated that is? "Former Gingrich senior aide Dan Meyer, now a lobbyist at the Duberstein Group agreed."
"Considering what had happened earlier in his campaign, Newt knew he wasn’t going to raise a lot in D.C., but, if anything, people want to be on the right side,” Meyer said of Gingrich’s upward trajectory. “People will start hedging their bets.”
Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1211/69831_Page2.html#ixzz1fn6RA1oL
"Perry and Romney have spent months courting the Hill and K Street crowds — considered important sources of campaign cash, endorsements and networking. While Gingrich maintains deep Washington ties, some in the lobbying community question whether he is a viable candidate, considering his controversial past. Others say his team has done little to capitalize on his surge."