Guests: Newt Gingrich, Sen. Graham & Haley Barbour

By Face the Nation, Face the Nation - January 22, 2012

Below is a rush transcript of "Face the Nation" on January 22, 2012, hosted by CBS News chief Washington correspondent and "Face the Nation" anchor Bob Schieffer. The guests are: Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich; Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; former Gov. Haley Barbour, R-Miss.; Wall Street Journal columnist Kelly Evans; and Time Magazine columnist Joe Klein

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BOB SCHIEFFER: Today on FACE THE NATION, Newt Gingrich, yes, Newt Gingrich pulls it off and wins South Carolina and he's with us this morning on FACE THE NATION. Everywhere you looked in South Carolina, there he was.

NEWT GINGRICH (Republican Presidential Candidate/Former House Speaker): What kind of Chik-fil-A sandwich would you like?

BOB SCHIEFFER: And it worked. He won't have to sell chicken sandwiches full time just yet.

NEWT GINGRICH: The order, I want at least is to get your votes today. Thank you.

BOB SCHIEFFER: He crunched the once front-runner in South Carolina Mitt Romney in the upset of the year and hits to the next stop, the win that is back.

NEWT GINGRICH: We're now moving on to Florida and beyond.

(crowd cheering)

BOB SCHIEFFER: Mitt Romney was left to state the obvious.

MITT ROMNEY: We've-- we still got a long way to go.

BOB SCHIEFFER: And it all happened in spite of Gingrich's ex-wife downloading nasty allegations for all to hear.

MARIANNE GINGRICH (ABC News): I-- he was asking me to have an open marriage.

BOB SCHIEFFER: Gingrich turned it around with an attack on the media.

NEWT GINGRICH (CNN): And I'm appalled that you would begin a presidential debate on a topic like that.

(crowd cheering)

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