2012 Presidential Candidate: South Carolina Fox News Debate Jan 16 2012 Tonights Debate. Watch Tonight’s Fox News Republican Debate From South Carolina or see a replay then see who the people thought the winner was. South Carolina Primary Debate Poll. Who won the debate. Fox News hosted a debate showcasing the South Carolina Republican Primary Candidates. Ron Paul wins by a large margin. Mitt Romney the front runner in the South Carolina Primary Polls did not show well. The debate was held on January 16, 2012 by Fox News and hosted the republican presidential candidates. Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Rick Santorum, and Rick Perry compete in the South Carolina Debate for the nomination of the 2012 Presidential Election. Watch more polls and campaign data at 2012happens YouTube page or at cpctcss.org. 2012 Presidential Candidate – Gingrich Presidential Election Results FOX News: video clips and 2012 Republican presidential election video clips, highlighting 2012 GOP Presidential nominees, political reports, GOP general election, fundraising, not to mention election of 2012 media reports.