Month: January 2012

Newt Gingrich wins South Carolina Primary by uniting Reagan Republicans

Newt Gingrich’s South Carolina State co-chairman John Napier knew the “Gingrich surge” was real last Sunday afternoon. Napier, a former U.S. Congressman and retired Federal Judge, pulled into the parking lot of the Land’s End Restaurant in Georgetown, S.C. for a Gingrich event expected to draw 25-30 people. Instead, over 350 people showed up before […]

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South Carolina: Gateway to the Republican presidential nomination

“As goes South Carolina, so goes the rest of the South.” Those were the words of late South Carolina GOP Chairman Dan Ross in 1979 when the South Carolina Republican Party officially established its presidential primary beginning in 1980. Since then, and with every presidential election cycle since, South Carolina has always gotten it right. […]

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