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Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 6:23am

Deal, Two Former Govs To Help Gingrich Campaign

Newt Gingrich has tapped a trio of current and former Georgia governors to play key roles in his presidential bid.

Sonny Perdue and Zell Miller will serve as national co-chairmen of the former House speaker's White House run. Perdue is a Republican and Miller is a Democrat who has backed Republicans in recent years.

Gov. Nathan Deal — who served with Gingrich in Congress — will be his Georgia chairman.

Gingrich is among the Republicans seeking their party's nomination for president in 2012.

He has opened a campaign headquarters in Atlanta.