Newt Gingrich is leaving South Carolina with all of the momentum in the race for the Republican nomination for president. Gingrich capped an impressive surge in the polls this week with an upset win over Mitt Romney in Saturday’s primary. Now, as the race heads to Florida, Gingrich is making a big play to take over the role of front runner.
Gingrich told his supporters he is ready to take on Barack Obama while Romney said he was ready to continue moving ahead in what he said would be a long battle for the nomination.
Matt Long gets the latest from all of the candidates in our latest primary update.
AUDIO: Matt Long’s South Carolina Radio Network 10:15 primary report