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Rick Santorum wins in Mississippi and Alabama - The Trail

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 01:56

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum defied doubters Tuesday by winning primary elections in Mississippi and Alabama in close races with Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney, his main rivals for the 2012 Republican nomination. Sam Youngman reports.

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We do again. Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum. Shocked the political world on Tuesday night. What do -- Republican primaries in both Mississippi and Alabama despite being heavily outspent in both states. My Mitt Romney is it was Santorum who -- able to -- support from evangelicals and turn that into the wind. You stood with a guy. Comes from his grandson of a coal miner from to steal data Western Pennsylvania but you do it shares your values. It was going to be a lot of work for you. To make sure that this country. It was free and safe as prosperous based on. Believing that free people and free markets a free economy and of course it. The integrity of the family and the centrality of faith in our lives. It. News Gingrich who is still most of his campaign around -- southern strategy after winning South Carolina late January. Came -- short Tuesday night losing in both states is that he had hoped to win. Hackers in house Nancy conservative candidates not nearly 70%. Runner you keep coming in senator just. -- santorum's winds are likely a boon to his candidacy they do little to change the contours of the race. That Romney continues to hold a sizable lead in the number of delegates necessary to win the nomination. Well Rick Santorum continues to face daunting deficits on both the delegate count and in fundraising. -- pledged to forge ahead. Challenging Mitt Romney in Puerto Rico over the weekend and then in Illinois next week. I'm hoping -- -- -- at least until it gets to his native state of Pennsylvania violating provisions of the best chance to win this election. This does not make it a conservative. To go up against Barack Obama. Thank god every case.

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Rick Santorum wins in Mississippi and Alabama - The Trail

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 01:56