South Carolina in :60 Seconds

ABC Political Director Amy Walter Explains the Dramatic Primary Results.
0:53 | 01/21/12

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Welcome to South Carolina in 68 all you need to know about what happened -- -- Republican South Carolina primary in sixty seconds all right here's a state of South Carolina. Here's the winner of the south Carolina Republican primary Newt Gingrich. It's actually a big surprise because it wasn't -- long -- a week -- in fact that Mitt Romney was double digits in the polls. In fact there are a lot of people who thought he was gonna wrap up the nomination right here in South Carolina so what happened. Yes well actually this didn't happen Mitt Romney hasn't released his tax records even -- opponents have continued to ayalon and for not doing it. And his answers in the debates on wire when he's gonna do would have been halting -- It seemed to be changing it every single moment it put the focus all on Mitt Romney and his taxes than the issues that Mitt Romney really -- to talk about. -- also what happened. This happened actually didn't happen Rick Santorum. Going into this without was going to be it would take a big chunk of the conservative vote split -- enough. So that Mitt Romney would win but in the end he didn't take enough -- the vote to help Romney. Newt Gingrich wins. And that -- South Carolina.

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