Tuesday Dec 3
The Greenville News
Texas Gov. Perry returns to S.C. to raise funds for GOP
SPARTANBURG -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry is returning to this early presidential primary state to help raise money for the South Carolina Republican Party.
After opening up a 20-point lead on the GOP field in the fall of 2011, Perry stumbled badly in a series of early debates - and by the time the Iowa Caucuses rolled around in January he had become a second tier candidate.
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It will mark the second time that Perry has returned to South Carolina since the state's 2012 Republican presidential primary.