GOP candidates set to duke it out in South Carolina

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CHARLESTON, S.C. — Republican presidential candidates take the debate stage Thursday night less than three weeks before the first voting takes place. It could be a crucial moment for any candidate who stands out in the crowd.

In the South, where grits, God and guns reign supreme, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, served up a perfect tone at a rally in Dorchester County, South Carolina, just north of Charleston.

“If we defend the Judeo-Christian values that built America, if we come together as We the People, then we will bring back, we will restore that last best hope for mankind, that shining city on the hill that is the United States of America,” Cruz said before an excited audience.

Donald Trump remains the leader in national polls and he’s been working crowds to provide to continue his strength.

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