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Like Lazarus, Gingrich Resurrected - Again

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In the heart of the Bible Belt, Newt Gingrich, the winner of Saturday's South Carolina primary, evoked comparisons to a familiar scriptural tale: Lazarus, the man who rose from the dead.
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Is Romney a True Conservative?

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For months, Mitt Romney's rivals in the Republican presidential race have hammered him as a closet moderate, especially on third-rail social issues such as abortion and gay marriage. "Mitt Romney: Not conservative," charged one recent and typical television commercial sponsored by supporters of Newt Gingrich.
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Newt Gingrich Launches Fundraising, Organizing Blitz

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Newt Gingrich moved quickly Sunday to capi­tal­ize on his victory in the South Carolina primary, launching an aggressive fundraising and organizing effort and casting himself as the only candidate thus far to have captured the enthusiasm of the Republican base.
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Romney vs. Gingrich Highlights GOP Unease

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The startling outcome of the South Carolina primary did more than turn the race for the Republican presidential nomination upside down. It also left GOP voters with a choice that only serves to highlight the party’s year-long identity crisis and search for a standard-bearer.
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Gwen's Primary Day Take: South Carolina Votes

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COLUMBIA, S.C. - In retrospect, it should not come as a surprise that Election Day came to South Carolina with wind, rain and tornado watches. The Gingrich surge here has been that strong.

It cannot be overstated how dramatic the shift from Mitt Romney to Newt Gingrich has been here on the ground. In a single night -- after Monday night's pivotal debate -- Romney went from an 8 point lead among Tea Party voters to trailing Gingrich by 7 points the very next day. And then the lead grew.

PBS NewsHour: Polls Suggest Two-Man Race as South Carolina Voters Prep for Saturday's Primary

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A day before the South Carolina primary, a drumbeat of polls suggested a close race between Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich. Ray Suarez discusses the closing moments of the "single craziest week of the 2012 campaign" with Gwen Ifill, who has been reporting the building action from Columbia, the state capital.

January 20, 2012

Weekly Show

On the Webcast Extra: The panelists discuss what the voters are saying as they report from across South Carolina. Also, analysis of the evangelical and tea party's presence in the South Carolina primary. Is the republican party in the middle of an identity crisis? And a look at what influence Nikki Haley and South Carolina's congressional representatives have on the race.

 

Gingrich Jousts With Rivals on Matters Professional and Personal

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Newt Gingrich angrily turned aside questions about his marital history at the outset of the final Republican presidential debate before the South Carolina primary, and then aggressively took on Mitt Romney and the other remaining candidates in a raucous confrontation on Thursday night about immigration, abortion, conservative credentials and electability.
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Sharp Clashes at Republican Debate Ahead of Vote

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Republican presidential candidates tore into each other on Thursday and Newt Gingrich snarled at the CNN moderator in a raucous debate two days before the South Carolina primary, which may decide the nomination race.
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Ex-wife, Perry exit roil GOP race in SC

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Republican activists hoping to deny the presidential nomination to Mitt Romney have long dreamed of finding one conservative alternative who could consolidate the anti-Romney feelings of many hard-core conservatives. That goal briefly seemed a step closer Thursday in South Carolina. Texas Gov. Rick Perry quit the race and endorsed Newt Gingrich, who already was thought to be rising.
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