Santorum wore his socially conservative beliefs on his sleeve but said it would be wrong to "bully" ex-House Speaker Newt Gingrich out of the race because of his three marriages. Contrarian awards go to Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, who didn't back away from libertarian credo, including support for decriminalization of drug use. For a blow-by-blow of the South Carolina debate, check out National Journal's live-blog.
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