Gingrich gains ground in South Carolina against Romney

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Posted: Jan 19, 2012 5:39 PM
Gingrich gains ground in South Carolina against Romney

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich is gaining ground in South Carolina, but rival Mitt Romney still leads in the state by a 12-point margin and would beat the former lawmaker handily in a one-on-one race, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

(Reporting By Alistair Bell and Jeff Mason; Editing by Philip Barbara)