Good morning and welcome to this week. -- -- South Carolina shakes up the GOP race -- prove here South Carolina. Power -- the right idea -- big money do Gingrich pulls off a stunning and sweeping... See More
Good morning and welcome to this week. -- -- South Carolina shakes up the GOP race -- prove here South Carolina. Power -- the right idea -- big money do Gingrich pulls off a stunning and sweeping upset but doesn't have. Nomination. And Mitt Romney recover. -- the Republican contest headed for a long fight even an open convention. This race is getting to be even more answers questions for our -- this morning Iowa caucus winner Rick Santorum three states. Three winners. And -- powerhouse roundtable with George Will Katrina and removal of the nation magazine. Ron Brownstein from the National Journal and ABC's political pros Matthew Dowd and Amy Walter. From -- ABC news. This Week with George Stephanopoulos. -- your voice your vote. Reporting from ABC news election headquarters George Stephanopoulos. Good morning everyone in overnight it is a brand new race for the Republican nomination. After finishing fourth in Iowa and fifth in New Hampshire former speaker of the house Newt Gingrich surged to a strong win in South Carolina. Look at those numbers 40% of the vote to Mitt Romney's 28%. With -- Rick Santorum third at 17%. And in his victory speech last night Gingrich struck a populist chord. The American people. Feel that they have a leads who have been trying for a half century to force us to quit being American. They found some. And -- reaction people completely misunderstand what's going -- it's not that I am a good debater it is that I articulate the deepest felt values of the American people. And -- -- Gingrich Mitt Romney attacked. In recent weeks the choice within our party has also -- -- stark focus. Present Obama has no experience running a business and no experts running -- state. Our party can't be led to victory by someone who also has never at a business and never -- --
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