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only senator to win a state who was a conservative that george bush lost. bush lost it by 5, i won it by 6. you've got someone who has been matched up against three democratic incumbents. i'm 3-0. no one has won a swing state except me as a conservative. i didn't run as a democrat in texas when it was popular one and win there, and didn't run as a liberal in 1994. i ran in 1994 the same year mitt did in massachusetts. he ran as a liberal to the left of kennedy and lost. i ran as a conservative against james carville and begala and i won. in 2002 he ran as a moderate. he ran as a moderate in massachusetts. i ran for re-election having sponsored and passed welfare reform, having authored the partial abortion ban. >> time. >> i was a fiscal convt attive and got elected in a state that hasn't elected a republican since 1998. >> i think the people of america are looking for someone who can beat president obama and get the country on the right track. i believe they recognized that if they elect someone who has spent their life in politics they won't post up well against president obama and
Jan 19, 2012 5:00pm PST
won by governor reagan of california. >> george w. walker bush, 41st president of the united states. >> too close to call. >> there it is, george w. bush, re-elected. >> barack obama, president-elect of the united states. >> announcer: this is cnn. >>> we're live in charleston, south carolina. it's debate night. after a dramatic day in the republican race for president. iowa declares a new winner. rick perry bows out. 35 hours before the polls open here in south carolina, a dead heat. the southern republican presidential debate starts right now. >> welcome to the south. the heart of the republican party. where tradition lives. >> the strongest military in the world. >> and values matter. >> we want a conservative on the ticket. >> tonight, the republican candidates on stage in south carolina for their final debate before the first in the south primary. mitt romney, the front-runner, going for another win. trying to close the deal with skeptical voters. >> i will work to get good jobs back. >> newt gingrich, on the rise, trying to harvest conservative report as the field gets smaller
Jan 20, 2012 2:00am EST
the entire mention. he mentioned george bush 100 times, even mentioned my dad once. there's a sense that washington is pulling the strings in america, but you know what? the free people of america pursuing their dreams and taking risks and working hard, those are the people who make america strong, not washington. >> quickly respond, mr. speaker. >> this is probably a fun difference in our background experience. under jimmy carter, we had the wrong laws, the wrong regulation, the wrong leadership and killed jobs and had inflation. we went to 10.8% unemployment. under reagan, we had the right jobs, right leadership, we had two tex increases, the economy stagnated. when i came back to speaker, we went back to the reagan playbook, more american energy and 11 million jobs showed up. i think government can kill jobs, and i do think government can create the environment where entrepreneurs create jobs, and it was easier for you to do things. you would have been poorer if jimmy carter had remained president. >> you're a speaker four years. i was in business 25 years. so you're not going to
Jan 19, 2012 8:00pm PST
presidential race was won by ronald reagan. >> too close to call. >> here it is, george w. bush re-elected. >> barack obama, presidential elect of the united states. >> we're live in charleston, south carolina. iowa declares a new winner. rick perry bows out, and 35 hours before the polls open here in south carolina, we have a dead heat. a southern republican presidential debate starts right now. >>> welcome to the south. the part of the republican party where tradition lives. >> the strongest military in the world. >> and values matter. >> we want a conservative on the ticket. >> tonight, the republican candidate on stage in south carolina for their final debate before the south primary. mitt romney, the front runner, going for another win. trying to close a deal with skeptical voters. >> work to get good jobs back. >> newt gingrich, armed arrived, trying to harness conservative support as the field gets smaller. >> i am the only candidate capable of stopping a moderate from winning the nomination. >> rick santorum, with renewed momentum, after learning that he won iowa after all.