SOUTH CAROLINA (KAIT) - John McCain has won the South Carolina GOP primary. No Republican has lost South Carolina's primary and won the Republican nomination since the SC primary's inception in 1980, when Ronald Reagan first won it.
Democrats will hold their South Carolina primary Saturday, January 26.
It is widely believed amongst political analysts that if Fred Thompson can not win South Carolina, he will drop out of the presidential race.
Longshot Duncan Hunter has announced his exit in the Republican race.