Washington Week

January 20, 2012

01/20/2012 | 24m 18s

This week Washington Week is on the road in South Carolina. Mitt Romney's lead shrank as Newt Gingrich climbed in the polls, but Gingrich's ex-wife made potentially damaging claims about their marriage. Plus, two candidates drop out of the GOP race, and more. Joining Gwen: Jeff Zeleny, New York Times; Karen Tumulty, Washington Post; Charles Babington, Associated Press; Sam Youngman, Reuters.

Aired: 01/20/12

Rating: NR

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