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Rick Santorum addresses GOP delegates at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.

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Santorum: We worked hardupdated: Fri May 04 2012 13:05:00

Fmr. presidential candidate Rick Santorum talks to Piers Morgan exclusively about his decision to suspend his campaign.

Santorum to 'help' Romneyupdated: Sun Apr 15 2012 21:33:00

Rick Santorum senior adviser John Brabender says Santorum will "help" Mitt Romney.

Santorum Bows outupdated: Wed Apr 11 2012 05:26:00

John King and Reince Priebus discuss Rick Santorum's decision to suspend his campaign and what that means for the GOP.

Social conservatives don't rush to Romney after Santorum newsupdated: Wed Apr 11 2012 05:26:00

Some leading social conservative groups are praising Rick Santorum following his suspension of his Republican presidential campaign. But their reaction Tuesday didn't mention Mitt Romney, the all-but-certain GOP nominee with Santorum out of the race.

Santorum's decision came down to odds and his daughter updated: Tue Apr 10 2012 21:53:00

Rick Santorum's decision to drop out of the Republican presidential race came after he spent the holiday weekend evaluating the race with his family, who were grappling with the latest hospitalization of his 3-year-old daughter Bella.

Santorum: This race is over for meupdated: Tue Apr 10 2012 21:53:00

Rick Santorum suspended his campaign for president, saying the race is over but he'll continue to fight.

Santorum suspends campaign, clearing Romney's pathupdated: Tue Apr 10 2012 18:38:00

Conservative challenger Rick Santorum announced Tuesday that he is suspending his Republican presidential campaign after a weekend of "prayer and thought," effectively ceding the GOP nomination to front-runner Mitt Romney.

Romney camp pulls Santorum attack adupdated: Mon Apr 09 2012 13:12:00

Mitt Romney's presidential campaign said Monday it was pulling a television ad hitting rival Rick Santorum while Santorum tends to his young daughter Isabella, who was admitted to a hospital Friday.

Santorum benefits from staying in GOP raceupdated: Thu Apr 05 2012 18:47:00

Get out Rick, a growing Republican chorus says. Forget it, responds Rick Santorum to the calls to drop his increasingly long-shot bid for the GOP presidential nomination.

Santorum: 'Plan to win' in Pennsylvaniaupdated: Thu Apr 05 2012 18:47:00

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum says he expects to win in Pennsylvania.

Santorum: 'Pennsylvania, you know me'updated: Wed Apr 04 2012 07:49:00

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum energizes a crowd of supporters during a campaign speech in Mars, Pennsylvania.

Santorum remains undeterred, predicts Pennsylvania winupdated: Wed Apr 04 2012 07:49:00

Despite disappointing finishes in all three of Tuesday's Republican primaries, Rick Santorum indicated no sign of letting up in his quest to win the Republican presidential nomination.

Santorum explains bulls*#* remarkupdated: Wed Mar 28 2012 09:46:00

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum tells CNN's Wolf Blitzer why he lashed out at a New York Times reporter.

Santorum takes campaign to steps of U.S. Supreme Courtupdated: Mon Mar 26 2012 20:26:00

Rick Santorum went to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to attack front-running Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney over the federal health care reform law being argued inside this week.

Santorum: Louisiana vote shows the race goes onupdated: Sun Mar 25 2012 15:03:00

Fresh off a big win in Louisiana, Rick Santorum insisted Sunday that Republicans are rejecting the premise that rival Mitt Romney has virtually locked up the GOP presidential nomination.

Santorum's Louisiana win does little to change the game of delegate mathupdated: Sun Mar 25 2012 01:25:00

Rick Santorum's convincing win in Louisiana's GOP primary does little to change the delegate math that has rival Mitt Romney with a more than 2-to-1 lead, raising questions about whether he can generate broader appeal to win the nomination.

Santorum: No way I'd vote for Obamaupdated: Sat Mar 24 2012 13:58:00

Rick Santorum dismisses Mitt Romney's recent attacks, saying he would never vote for President Obama.

GOP candidates focus on Louisianaupdated: Sat Mar 24 2012 13:58:00

A poll released Friday shows Rick Santorum with a comfortable lead over front-runner Mitt Romney in Saturday's Louisiana Republican primary, but he was in a mess over remarks he made about President Obama, which his rivals seized on.

Santorum down, but likely not outupdated: Wed Mar 21 2012 10:26:00

The Republican nomination chalked up another state contest Tuesday night, and Mitt Romney met expectations with a solid win over Rick Santorum. Exit polls in this case didn't mislead the media as they did in Mississippi and Alabama last week; they showed Romney winning handily, and from the first counts that remained constant.

Santorum: We don't need a managerupdated: Wed Mar 21 2012 10:26:00

Rick Santorum tells supporters the U.S. needs a leader who knows the concerns of small-town, blue-collar Americans.

Did Santorum lose the GOP civil war at Gettysburg?updated: Wed Mar 21 2012 10:03:00

Rick Santorum chose the iconic Civil War town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to watch the primary returns from Illinois as a tribute to Abraham Lincoln.

Analysis: Santorum's guarantee almost comes true -- for Romneyupdated: Wed Mar 21 2012 08:25:00

Rick Santorum said a few days ago an Illinois win could guarantee him a path to the nomination. Now a double-digit victory in President Barack Obama's home state may do the same for Mitt Romney.

Romney and Santorum face showdown in Illinois on Tuesdayupdated: Mon Mar 19 2012 18:59:00

Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum launched a final campaign blitz across Illinois on Monday, the eve of their showdown in the Land of Lincoln primary that could cement Romney's front-running status or boost Santorum's conservative-backed surge in the Republican presidential race.

Romney, Santorum continue sparring over English in Puerto Ricoupdated: Fri Mar 16 2012 18:50:00

The issue of whether English should be a requirement for Puerto Rico to be considered for statehood lasted for a third day -- two days ahead of the U.S. territory's Republican presidential primary -- and provided Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum with opportunities to take shots at each other.

Rick Santorum stands by English commentupdated: Fri Mar 16 2012 18:50:00

Rick Santorum defends saying that English needs to be a principal language in Puerto Rico to be eligible for statehood.

Santorum wins hurt Gingrich as GOP race stretches onupdated: Thu Mar 15 2012 12:02:00

Rick Santorum took his re-energized Republican presidential campaign to Puerto Rico on Wednesday after key primary victories in the South that raised questions about conservative rival Newt Gingrich's viability as a candidate and portended a long battle with frontrunner Mitt Romney.

If Santorum finishes second, watch outupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 12:19:00

Question: What do Mitt Romney, John McCain, Bob Dole, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan (twice!) have in common? Answer: Before winning the Republican Party's nomination to run for president, each of these men first finished in second place during a GOP primary season.

Twin Southern wins reinvigorate Santorum campaignupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 12:09:00

A beaming Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum declared he "did it again" and "defied the odds" Tuesday night as he took the stage fresh off his wins in the critical Southern states of Alabama and Mississippi.

Santorum's twin Southern victoriesupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 12:09:00

GOP candidate Rick Santorum talks to supporters after his primary victories in Mississippi and Alabama.

5 things we learned from Tuesday's primariesupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 10:22:00

Republican voters in Alabama and Mississippi handed Rick Santorum two more wins on Tuesday and conservative support continued to elude Mitt Romney. Plus, Newt Gingrich found reason to continue his campaign despite losing both southern states. Here are five things we learned from Tuesday night.

'We did it again': Santorum wins Alabama, Mississippiupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 05:25:00

Rick Santorum marches forward to the next GOP primary battle with wins in Alabama and Mississippi, throwing cold water on rival Mitt Romney's prediction that his campaign was reaching a "desperate end."

Gingrich gracious in defeat to Santorumupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 05:20:00

Newt Gingrich congratulated Rick Santorum on winning the Alabama and Mississippi primaries.

Santorum, Gingrich vie for Southern supremacyupdated: Sun Mar 11 2012 18:02:00

Coming off another victory in conservative territory, Rick Santorum on Sunday rejected arguments that frontrunner Mitt Romney's lead in the delegate count for the Republican presidential nomination was virtually insurmountable.

Dutch euthanasia clinic offers mobile serviceupdated: Fri Mar 09 2012 06:57:00

The Netherlands' first ever clinic for assisted suicide and euthanasia has opened and includes a mobile service for those who wish to die at home.

GOP spotlight turns to Mississippi, Alabamaupdated: Thu Mar 08 2012 22:36:00

Republican front-runner Mitt Romney declared himself a bit of an outsider Thursday in the upcoming GOP primaries in Mississippi and Alabama, while Rick Santorum battled to emerge from the heart of Dixie as the surviving conservative challenger.

On Women's Day, a reality checkupdated: Thu Mar 08 2012 19:53:00

When Philip Morris introduced Virginia Slims cigarettes for women back in 1968, their marketing slogan was "You've Come a Long Way, Baby." But by 1968 women had not really come very far. "Help wanted" ads were still segregated by sex, the average employed female college graduate earned less than the average male high school graduate, fewer than 3% of all attorneys were female, most states had "head and master" laws giving the husband the final say in the home, and no state counted marital rape as a crime.

Santorum's Super Tuesday surprise updated: Wed Mar 07 2012 08:57:00

Upending the conventional wisdom that he would have a tough night on Super Tuesday, Rick Santorum beat expectations with at least three victories.

Santorum: Ohio is 'my roots'updated: Wed Mar 07 2012 08:57:00

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum speaks to supporters in Ohio on Super Tuesday

A night with no winnersupdated: Wed Mar 07 2012 08:31:00

Going into the Super Tuesday contests, the goals of each candidate were clear. Mitt Romney needed to beat Rick Santorum in Ohio and Tennessee to knock him out of the race. Santorum needed to win more primaries than Newt Gingrich to knock him out of the race. Gingrich needed to win something, and so did Ron Paul. So did they achieve their goals?

Super Tuesday preview of gen. election?updated: Wed Mar 07 2012 08:31:00

John Avlon and Maria Cardona on how Super Tuesday results could preview the general election race.

Loudly Catholic Santorum loses Ohio Catholicsupdated: Wed Mar 07 2012 04:02:00

Rick Santorum, a conservative Catholic who is outspoken about faith-based issues, lost Catholic voters by a wide margin in Ohio on Tuesday, potentially a key factor that allowed Mitt Romney to squeak out the narrowest of victories overall in the state.

Super Tuesday 'win' could rest in Ohio, Tennesseeupdated: Tue Mar 06 2012 18:42:00

Mitt Romney will try to break away from his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination in Super Tuesday contests in 10 states that put 419 delegates up for grabs.

Southwest Ohio: Epicenter for Republican raceupdated: Tue Mar 06 2012 18:12:00

At Andy's Café, Lynda Meineke says she speaks for a lot of people here -- she's unenthusiastic about the Republican presidential candidates and disgusted with the way they've run their campaigns.

Santorum, Gingrich belong on Virginia ballotupdated: Mon Mar 05 2012 13:57:00

American voters this presidential election year are still stuck with an archaic electoral process that artificially restricts our ballot choices.

Analysis: Don't expect finality on Super Tuesdayupdated: Mon Mar 05 2012 13:14:00

Since 1988, when Michael Dukakis beat his main Democratic rivals in a slew of March primary states, "Super Tuesday" has usually played a pivotal role in determining presidential nominees in both parties.

Santorum backtracks on college criticismupdated: Sun Mar 04 2012 10:34:00

Rick Santorum backtracked Sunday on his criticism of President Barack Obama's call for higher education, saying he agreed with providing options for high school graduates to continue in some form of additional schooling or training.

Santorum trifecta shakes up GOP raceupdated: Sat Mar 03 2012 19:04:00

CNN contributor John Avlon talks about Santorum's surprise three-state sweep and Romney's attempt to gain ground.

Romney wins Wyoming, splits delegates with Santorumupdated: Thu Mar 01 2012 11:29:00

Republican presidential candidate followed his victory in Michigan on Tuesday with one in Wyoming's caucuses on Wednesday. But like in Michigan, he'll split delegates with rival Rick Santorum.

Why evangelicals love Santorum, hated JFKupdated: Thu Mar 01 2012 09:15:00

Sen. Rick Santorum, who is campaigning to become America's second Catholic president, disagrees from the bottom of his gut with the first Catholic to hold the office.

With Michigan behind him, Santorum smells victoryupdated: Wed Feb 29 2012 18:57:00

Despite Mitt Romney's victories in Arizona and Michigan on Tuesday, Rick Santorum is still bullish on his chances to win the Republican nomination.

Santorum: Why Obama is a 'snob'updated: Wed Feb 29 2012 18:57:00

At an event in Troy, Michigan, Rick Santorum says President Obama is a snob for urging kids to seek a college education.

Why the better candidate lostupdated: Wed Feb 29 2012 05:33:00

Pity poor Rick Santorum. Tuesday's Michigan primary finally proved that he is the stronger candidate to take on Obama. Yet he still lost to the lesser Republican.

Dems voting for Santorum to hurt Romneyupdated: Wed Feb 29 2012 05:33:00

CNN's Dana Bash reports on how some Democrats in Michigan are voting in the state's GOP primary.

Santorum to shift back to economic message after failing to topple Romneyupdated: Wed Feb 29 2012 01:44:00

Rick Santorum put a positive spin on his disappointing loss in Michigan, saying "we feel great" about the results as the focus shifts to Super Tuesday contests.

Santorum not changing message after lossupdated: Wed Feb 29 2012 01:44:00

Rick Santorum says he is not changing his message after his loss in the Michigan and Arizona primaries

Would Santorum put the Bible over the Constitution?updated: Tue Feb 28 2012 19:00:00

Poor Rick Santorum. He is very frustrated and apparently now a bit nauseous.

Santorum's college and religion claimsupdated: Tue Feb 28 2012 19:00:00

A fact check on Rick Santorum's statements about the president's push for college, and religious practices of students.

Is the Rick Santorum surge slowing?updated: Tue Feb 28 2012 12:12:00

Lenny McAllister, Jamie Harrison and Paul Steinhauser on polls showing Rick Santorum's lead slowing in presidential race.

Santorum gives advice to NASCAR driverupdated: Tue Feb 28 2012 10:00:00

Rick Santorum gives advice to the driver of his sponsored Daytona 500 car, "just hang back for a while."

CNNMoney: Gas prices climb for 21st dayupdated: Tue Feb 28 2012 07:34:00

Gas prices continued to climb on Tuesday, inching closer to $4 a gallon as they rose for the 21st day in a row.

Candidates battling for Michigan votesupdated: Sun Feb 26 2012 16:39:00

The battle for Michigan heats up as Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum go toe to toe Saturday.

Romney, Santorum in final push to Tuesday primariesupdated: Sun Feb 26 2012 16:39:00

Less than 48 hours before primaries in Arizona and Michigan, Mitt Romney received a key endorsement from Arizona's governor Sunday while his current main challenger, Rick Santorum, appeared to downplay his own chances of winning in the Grand Canyon State.

Will Satan stop Rick Santorum?updated: Fri Feb 24 2012 09:32:00

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is surging in public opinion polls, but will he be stopped by Satan?

Santorum: 'I believe in good and evil'updated: Fri Feb 24 2012 09:32:00

When asked about his 2008 speech referencing Satan, Rick Santorum defended what he said claiming he's a person of faith.

GOP contenders hit the road after CNN debateupdated: Fri Feb 24 2012 05:47:00

The day after what might have been their final debate, the four remaining Republican presidential candidates set their plans Thursday for a nearly two-week sprint across America that could determine who earns the right to square off against President Barack Obama this fall.

Rick Santorum under attackupdated: Fri Feb 24 2012 05:47:00

Presidential candidate Rick Santorum wonders why the political ads from Rep. Ron Paul and Mitt Romney look so similar.

For Santorum, debate could have been even worseupdated: Thu Feb 23 2012 13:21:00

This was Rick Santorum's first debate with front-runner status. That means it was his time to get grilled like a fine Kansas City steak. And I wouldn't say he came out of it like a filet.

Santorum put on the defense at debateupdated: Thu Feb 23 2012 13:21:00

Alice Stewart, Santorum campaign national press secretary, responds to Ron Paul's statement that Santorum is "fake."

Romney jabs at Santorum's record in CNN debateupdated: Thu Feb 23 2012 12:08:00

Rick Santorum found that his position at the top of polls made him the biggest target in Wednesday's CNN Republican presidential debate, possibly the last of the GOP primary and caucus campaign.

Highlights from CNN debate in Arizonaupdated: Thu Feb 23 2012 12:08:00

Rick Santorum leads polls as GOP candidates take to the stage in the CNN debate in Arizona.

Santorum on the budget: Close enough for government work updated: Thu Feb 23 2012 05:39:00

Rick Santorum pointed out the growth of government benefits compared to defense spending during Wednesday night's Republican candidates debate in Mesa, Arizona, hosted by CNN and the Republican Party of Arizona.

'We will go after entitlement programs'updated: Thu Feb 23 2012 05:39:00

Presidential candidate Rick Santorum details how he would cut the national debt by going after entitlement programs.

Five things to watch for in tonight's debateupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 16:14:00

Finality can be a driving force in critical decision making, and it goes without saying that tonight's presidential debate is weighing heavily on the minds of the four Republican presidential candidates.

GOP's radioactive anti-Obama rhetoricupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 16:03:00

The debates this presidential primary season have been less like Lincoln-Douglas than former heavyweight champ Buster Douglas -- punch-drunk pugilism, providing entertainment and some great upsets along the way.

Christie: 'Not feeling' Santorum surgeupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 16:03:00

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie remains confident that Mitt Romney will prevail, and that Santorum's surge is an illusion.

Santorum wants to impose 'Judeo-Christian Sharia'updated: Wed Feb 22 2012 12:12:00

There are two Rick Santorums: The first one I might not agree with, but the second one truly scares me.

Santorum in spotlight at CNN debateupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 07:40:00

Fmr. Romney debate adviser Brett O'Donnell on how Rick Santorum needs to perform at tonight's CNN debate to win voters.

Poll: Men, evangelicals boost Santorum updated: Wed Feb 22 2012 06:05:00

A poll released Wednesday showed Rick Santorum maintaining his lead nationwide among likely Republican voters, topping his closest rival Mitt Romney by a margin of nine percentage points.

Strident attacks continue on eve of GOP debateupdated: Tue Feb 21 2012 22:27:00

On the eve of the last debate before crucial primaries, Republican presidential challengers Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich battled for conservative support by targeting President Barack Obama in increasingly strident attacks Tuesday.

Romney attacks Santorum as an 'insider'updated: Tue Feb 21 2012 22:27:00

Mitt Romney attacks Rick Santorum's background on lobbying and earmarks.

How Santorum lead could change raceupdated: Mon Feb 20 2012 14:01:00

Early Start panelists Trey Hardin, Joe Williams and Maria Cardona on polls showing Rick Santorum leading by 8 points.

Santorum blasts prenatal testing policyupdated: Mon Feb 20 2012 06:59:00

GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum challenges the prenatal testing policy found in the 2010 health care legislation.

Santorum challenges policy on prenatal testingupdated: Mon Feb 20 2012 06:59:00

The government shouldn't make health care providers fully cover prenatal tests like amniocentesis, which can determine the possibility of Down syndrome or other fetal problems, Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum said Sunday.

No support for Santorum in Senate?updated: Fri Feb 17 2012 21:22:00

CNN's Dana Bash says it is hard to find support for Rick Santorum among his former colleagues in the Senate.

Where is all the support for Santorum in the Senate?updated: Fri Feb 17 2012 21:22:00

There is a Senate tradition dating back to 1965. One specific desk in the Senate chamber has a drawer filled with candy. The senator assigned to that desk is responsible for keeping candy in it and providing sweets to all his or her colleagues.

Is Romney developing a Santorum 'Google problem'?updated: Fri Feb 17 2012 16:40:00

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum's "Google problem" is well documented.

CNNMoney: Santorum's charitable donations lag rivalsupdated: Thu Feb 16 2012 15:44:00

White House hopeful Rick Santorum lags behind both his 2012 competitors and wealthy Americans in general when it comes to charitable giving, according to tax documents.

A new culture war? Nahupdated: Thu Feb 16 2012 11:05:00

The Obama administration's attempt to mandate that Catholic organizations provide contraception to their employees in insurance plans injected some ugly nostalgia into the presidential race in recent weeks. "The sexual and religious politics of the 1990s (are) suddenly back," wrote Andrew Sullivan in Newsweek, while Mormon Glenn Beck said that "We are all Catholics now" (somebody tell the Pope). President Barack Obama has stirred up the Republican Party's inner-fundamentalist -- an angry, vengeful spirit currently being channeled by candidate Rick Santorum.

Santorum's stone-age view of womenupdated: Wed Feb 15 2012 09:41:00

Presidential candidate Rick Santorum is unhappy with last week's compromise over whether Catholic institutions should be required to cover contraception for their employees, arguing that birth control "shouldn't be covered by insurance at all." The issue, Santorum claims, is "economic liberty." But in the past, he has made his real objection clear, categorizing contraception as "a license to do things in a sexual realm that is counter to how things are supposed to be."

Santorum: The time to rally is nowupdated: Fri Feb 10 2012 19:38:00

Rick Santorum says that to win the election, conservatives must throw their support behind a true conservative candidate.

Why CPAC swoons over Santorum's furyupdated: Fri Feb 10 2012 18:28:00

Rick Santorum is on fire. On the same day that a new Fox News poll put him neck and neck with Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential nomination, he received a rapturous reception at the all-important Conservative Political Action Conference.

Santorum: I'm the best choice vs. Obamaupdated: Thu Feb 09 2012 05:24:00

Rick Santorum says conservatives see him as the best choice to beat President Obama, and that his fundraising proves it.

Romney promises to get more aggressive with Santorumupdated: Thu Feb 09 2012 05:24:00

Suddenly facing new questions about the strength of his candidacy, GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney indicated Wednesday he's prepared to wage a more aggressive campaign against Rick Santorum, the surprise winner of all three of Tuesday's Republican contests.

Romney congratulates Santorumupdated: Wed Feb 08 2012 13:38:00

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney addresses his followers after losing both Missouri and Minnesota to Rick Santorum.

Analysis: Conservatives still resist Romneyupdated: Wed Feb 08 2012 13:38:00

Did you ever really think a Massachusetts Mormon was going to waltz his way to the Republican presidential nomination?

Santorum sweeps GOP contestsupdated: Wed Feb 08 2012 12:55:00

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum says he is the conservative alternative to President Obama.

Santorum, the 'coulda, shoulda, woulda' candidateupdated: Wed Feb 08 2012 12:55:00

Rick Santorum is emerging as a tragic hero of American conservatism: so much potential, such bad luck. His victories Tuesday night demonstrate what might have happened if the Republican Right had coalesced around him for the past month instead of the hyperbolic Newt Gingrich. But a counting error in Iowa delayed his momentum, and it's only now that the Republicans are realizing just how good a candidate he can be.

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