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Perry, Bachmann Head to South Carolina After Iowa

Perry and Bachmann plan to head directly to South Carolina after the Iowa caucuses

By BRIAN BAKST
|  Sunday, Jan 1, 2012  |  Updated 9:06 PM CDT
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Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann plan to make their next -- and possibly last -- stands in South Carolina instead of chasing the rest of the GOP presidential pack to New Hampshire.

Neither candidate is a sure bet to survive past Tuesday's leadoff Iowa caucuses. But both say they'll jump ahead to the first Southern state to vote, a recognition that they have little hope of making up ground in the nine days before New Hampshire's primary.

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is heavily favored in his neighboring state, but a few others are in pursuit, including Texas Representive Ron Paul.

Perry heads straight to Greenville, S.C. on Wednesday. Bachmann, a Minnesota congresswoman, will spend part of three days in that state beginning Wednesday.

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