CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Newt Gingrich, who finished a distant fourth in the Iowa caucuses, says the GOP presidential campaign is not like running for senior class president and isn't a game.

Gingrich arrived in New Hampshire Wednesday morning to begin campaigning for that state's primary on Jan. 10. Rival Mitt Romney is favored to win there.

He told a packed town hall event at a Holiday Inn in Concord that "this is not a campaign for senior class president where it's all a game."

Gingrich said: "We are trying to decide as a nation who we are and where we're going."

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