Rick Perry Drops Out of GOP Primary, Will Endorse Newt Gingrich
Rick Perry Calls It Quits before South Carolina- Live Press Conference
Rick Perry is dropping out of the Republican Primary. You can see the Rick Perry press conference video below.
At the moment, Rick Perry's website has not been updated with the news that he won't actually be campaigning in South Carolina.
Who is Left in the Republican Primary?
Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul, and Newt Gingrich remain as nationally-viable Republican presidential nominees. Mitt Romney is the clear frontrunner.
The remaining candidates will square off at a Republican debate in South Carolina on January 19, 2012, two days ahead of that state's primary.
Meanwhile, Stephen Colbert's super PAC is endorsing... Herman Cain.