Gingrich breaks from campaign trail to attend Kennedy Center Honors

She, too, declined to discuss anything political. Wearing a black gown and a diamond necklace, she wouldn't say if the jewelry came from Tiffany & Co., where the couple reportedly has an account.

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Asked who made it, she would only say: “A very talented jeweler.”

The annual Kennedy Center Honors is one of the biggest gala performances in Washington. Every year, five artists from the performing arts are honored with a show that airs later in the month on CBS. The event draws several celebrities and politicians from both parties. President Obama and first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle ObamaOvernight Tech: Facebook's Sandberg comes to Washington | Senate faces new surveillance fight | Warren enters privacy debate Michelle Obama signs up for Snapchat Michelle Obama: 'It's time for us to come together' MORE also attended.

Even with the political-heavy crowd, Gingrich wouldn't be drawn into a discussion on the presidential campaign. Asked later in the evening about a report that rival Herman Cain — who suspended his campaign Saturday — would endorse him on Monday, Gingrich declined to comment.

Instead, he talked about the performance, saying how much he enjoyed Stephen Colbert's introduction of Yo-Yo Ma.

Asked if the comedian had invited him to appear on his show "The Colbert Report" report, Gingrich said: "No, but he will."

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