News Update :

Gingrich Wins South Carolina Primary, Upending G.O.P. Race

Sunday, January 22, 2012

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Surprising his rivals and scrambling the Republican chase for the presidency, Newt Gingrich won the cardinal South Carolina primary Saturday, aloof 10 canicule afterwards a abroad accomplishment in Fresh Hampshire larboard the consequence that his antagonism was all but dead.

It was a arresting development in a months-long Republican nominating challenge that has apparent the agitated abject of bourgeois voters ping-pong amid the alternatives to the affair establishment’s favorite, Mitt Romney.

Foto: Travis Dove for The New York Times
With late-night tallies assuming Mr. Gingrich assault Mr. Romney by 12 allotment points, it was no baby win. Exit acclamation showed Mr. Gingrich had done it with a appalling affiliation of groups that accept resisted Mr. Romney’s antagonism all acclamation division long: evangelical Christians, Tea Affair supporters and those who alarm themselves “very conservative.”

Mr. Gingrich now active to Florida, area he faces a alarming assay in gluttonous to capitalize on his fresh cachet as the applicant who poses a singular, anarchical blackmail to Mr. Romney. He acclimated his achievement accent to casting himself as the best of the party’s anti-establishment wing, reprising his accepted blame of the account media and added “elites” while befitting his focus on the defeat of Admiral Obama.

Standing beside his wife, Callista, as he addressed an animated army in Columbia, Mr. Gingrich attributed his achievement to “something actual axiological that I ambition the admiral that be in the account media will booty seriously: The American bodies feel that they accept elites who accept been aggravating for a half-century to force us to abdicate actuality American and become some affectionate of added system.”

Complimenting the added candidates, he again his criticism of Mr. Obama as the best “food brand president” in history, adage he, by contrast, would be the “best paycheck president.”

The army greeted Mr. Gingrich with chants of “Newt can win,” their acknowledgment to the affair establishment’s doubts about his adeptness to ultimately defeat Mr. Romney.

But for a night, at least, there was no arguing with the results.
Just 10 canicule before, Mr. Romney larboard Fresh Hampshire as the accepted front-runner. He now moves on to the abutting action claiming aloof one of the aboriginal three nominating contests, accepting been bare aftermost anniversary of his afield declared achievement in the Iowa caucuses. That win was instead accustomed to Rick Santorum, who placed third in South Carolina on Saturday.

“This chase is accepting to be alike added interesting,” Mr. Romney, with circles beneath his eyes and an alien pallor afterwards canicule of adamantine advancement here, told his supporters in Columbia. “This is a adamantine action because there is so abundant account angry for. We’ve still got a continued way to go and a lot of assignment to do.”

But Mr. Romney still has a ample advantage over Mr. Gingrich back it comes to money and organization, both of which will be basic in the big-ticket attack accompaniment of Florida, which has its primary on Jan. 31. And Florida is altered political area from South Carolina, area Mr. Gingrich had able the Tea Affair movement’s leaders back its start.

Mr. Romney and the “super PAC” acknowledging him accept been announcement heavily in Florida for weeks, including on Spanish-language television. An assay by Kantar Media/CMAG shows that Mr. Romney has spent at atomic $4 actor on announcement there.

Mr. Romney’s aggregation was accepted to appear into the accompaniment trumpeting above endorsements and reasserting his cachet as a admired of the better names in Republican politics. But his hopes of landing the coveted endorsement of above Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida were abject back Mr. Bush said he would not accomplish an endorsement. He told Bloomberg Account that Mr. Romney, Mr. Gingrich and Mr. Santorum had all approved his support.

He alleged on the candidates to leave the “circular battlefront squad” of their animosity and accomplish abiding that the accent of their agitation did not alienate absolute voters, abnormally on immigration. And Mr. Romney should absolution his tax allotment while aggressive in Florida, Mr. Bush said.

Mr. Gingrich and his admiring cool PAC — which formed Mr. Romney actuality relentlessly — accept not advertised in Florida yet, admitting Mr. Gingrich has visited the accompaniment often. On one appointment aftermost week, he told Floridians that his plan was to win in South Carolina and again attempt acerb there. It seemed absurd then.

Mr. Gingrich bedeviled on his South Carolina achievement beneath than an hour afterwards the acclamation closed.

“Thank you South Carolina! Help me bear the knockout bite in Florida. Join our Moneybomb and accord now,” he wrote on his Twitter feed. His attack placed a ample ad on the Web armpit the Drudge Report, accepted amid conservatives, gluttonous donations as well.
Share this Article on :


© Copyright Yahessa 2010 -2015 | Design by Yahessa | Powered by Blogger | Search Powered by Google.