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Perry Leads in South Carolina

A poll released today by Democratic firm Public Policy Polling shows Rick Perry with a significant lead in South Carolina. Full results: Perry (36 percent), Mitt Romney (16 percent), Michele Bachmann (13 percent), Herman Cain (9 percent), Newt Gingrich (8 percent), Ron Paul (5 percent), Rick Santorum (4 percent), and Jon Huntsman (2 percent).


Katrina Trinko — Katrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...

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