Jon Huntsman to Drop Out of GOP Race

What will his departure mean for the other GOP candidates?
1:50 | 01/16/12

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Is dropping his run for the White House and will endorse Mitt Romney later today that dramatic change just days ahead of the South Carolina primary is only adding to the sense that a Romney victory is inevitable. Here's ABC's David -- Desperate to put a dent in the front runner. Mitt Romney's opponents blanketed the airwaves and Romney care is as safe as a real. A scarlet letter here that we can't have a nominee. That takes away the most important issue in this election. The social conservative vote a huge factor in South Carolina appears split. Despite an endorsement of Santorum by a prominent conservative group this weekend Romney's opponents are struggling to find something this -- Republican establishment recoiled at this from Rick -- companies like bank capital the vulture capitalist. But Perry defended his attacks of Romney's business experience. But I think what a lot of Republicans -- -- they're gonna see that phrase vulture capitalism coming out of your mouth. I -- from -- Obama and the Democrats. I think this is a flight -- fatal flaw it needs to be talked about. Now rather than September. With time running out corporate raiders led by Mitt Romney for the attack ads are -- -- But even Newt Gingrich laughed about his latest ad attacking Romney's for speaking another language he speaks French to assure -- that -- this front. Mitt Romney is governor govern like a Massachusetts politician. -- he he's much closer to -- caucus and caring than he is due Ronald Reagan. One of those so called super pacs which supports Mitt Romney is running ads targeting Santorum. But Romney himself is so confident -- poll numbers that he took Sunday off from the campaign trail. Just five days before south Carolinians vote. David -- ABC news the White House.

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