Primary Politics in the Palmetto State

Friday, January 20, 2012

On Thursday, Texas Governor Rick Perry ended his presidential bid and endorsed former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, less than 48 hours before the South Carolina primary. Adam Beam, who covers politics for The State, talks about the unsettled primary race in the Palmetto State and why polls are showing former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney neck-and-neck with Gingrich.


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Comments [4]

Barlow from astoria

TOP TIER PRESIDENT!!! I meant to write. Obama is perhaps one of our greatest Presidents...and he won't be around for ever. Let's hear from him!

Jan. 20 2012 12:56 PM
Barlow from Astoria

All this discussion of the Republicons...How about a few seconds of PRESIDENT OBAMA SINGING AL GREEN SONG AT THE APOLLO last night. It was great! (oh, and a tremendous speech by a real leader. This guy is a top their president...let's not neglect hearing from him on the airwaves)

Jan. 20 2012 12:48 PM
Dean Bell from park slope

When Gingrich dismissed the question regarding his wife and their open marriage how is it no one called him out on bringing the federal government to a halt by impeaching a president for exactly the same behavior?

Jan. 20 2012 12:45 PM
Jack Jackson from Central New Jersey

That Gingrich montage made me wretch!

Can the voters actually forget that Mr. Gingrich led the charge to impeach Clinton. His hypocrisy knows no bounds. I wouldn't vote for him to lead a block association let alone president.

Too bad Mike Dukakis din't b*tch slap Bernard Shaw in the same way in 1988.

Jan. 20 2012 10:11 AM

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