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S.C. Moves GOP Primary, Sets Off Chain Reaction

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S.C. Moves GOP Primary, Sets Off Chain Reaction

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S.C. Moves GOP Primary, Sets Off Chain Reaction

S.C. Moves GOP Primary, Sets Off Chain Reaction

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The South Carolina Republican Party announced Thursday that it is moving forward the date for its presidential primary to earlier in January next year.

The move may threaten the status of New Hampshire as the "first in the nation" primary and may provoke Iowa to move its caucus into December 2007.

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