South Carolina primary

The image of Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is projected on a screen at a primary night rally as he is announced as the winner of the South Carolina primary on Jan. 21, 2012 in Columbia, S.C.(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Gingrich Upsets Romney In South Carolina Primary

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich stormed to an upset win in the South Carolina primary Saturday night, dealing a sharp setback to former front-runner Mitt Romney and suddenly scrambling the race for the Republican presidential nomination.


Rick Perry shakes hands with Newt Gingrich during the NBC News Facebook Debate on "Meet the Press" on Jan. 8, 2012 at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, N.H. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Perry: ‘Newt Is Not Perfect, But Who Among Us Is?’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will abandon his presidential bid and endorse Newt Gingrich, a move coming just two days before the pivotal South Carolina primary.


Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney receives the endorsement of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during a rally venue in Exeter, N.H., on Jan. 8, 2012. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie To Romney: Release Tax Returns Now

Gov. Chris Christie is urging political ally Mitt Romney to immediately release his tax returns rather than waiting until April.