The five remaining GOP candidates for President – Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul, Rick Perry, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum – gathered for a debate in South Carolina on Monday night, ahead of the state’s primary this Saturday.

The candidates took the opportunity to take aim at one another.

Gingrich and Perry challenged Romney, who defended himself and his record, while Ron Paul defended his ads against Rick Santorum:

Candidates did take an opportunity to promote their own campaigns without mentioning each other.

Each candidate took time to weigh in on the federal income tax:

Overall, strong words from the remaining Republican candidates.

FOX News Radio’s Rich Johnson has a wrap-up from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina: