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.
Workers in the private equity industry are miffed that their business is becoming a dirty word in the presidential campaign. The indignation at such attacks runs especially deep at Bain Capital in Boston, the private equity firm started by Republican front-runner Mitt Romney.
While GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney savored his second consecutive win in the Republican nominating process, those who finished behind him in New Hampshire also continued on to South Carolina. They are hoping that it is in the Palmetto state where they can get his campaign to to stumble before it becomes unstoppable.
Fresh off his big wins in New Hampshire and Iowa, Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney took his campaign to South Carolina. That state votes a week from Saturday. The other Republicans are trying to throw up road blocks.
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