Perry Looks To South Carolina To Save His Campaign
By: Ben Philpott, KUT News
January 11, 2012
Texas Gov. Rick Perry finished in fifth place in the Iowa caucuses. He skipped the New Hampshire primary, where he finished sixth, to campaign in South Carolina. With nine days to go before the first-in-the-South contest, Perry hopes to make a stand in the Palmetto State.
If Democrats have a chance of hanging onto Senate seats in southern states, they need to do well with African American voters. But for President Obama, that creates a difficult balance between turning out the base and energizing GOP voters who don't like him.
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