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Rick Santorum

Richard John "Rick" Santorum is a former United States Senator from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Santorum is a member of the Republican Party and was the chairman of the Senate Republican Conference.
Santorum is considered both a social and fiscal conservative. He is particularly known for his stances on the U.S. invasion of Iraq, Social Security, intelligent design, homosexuality, and the Terri Schiavo case.
In March 2007, Santorum joined the law firm Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC. He was to primarily practice law in the firm’s Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C. offices, where he was to provide business and strategic counseling services to the firm's clients. In addition to his work with the firm, Santorum also serves as a Senior Fellow with the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., and was a contributor to Fox News Channel.
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"Pennsylvania Just Legalized Same Sex Marriage And Rick Santorum Has ...
2014-05-22
Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator, who rose to prominence for his stalwart opposition to gay and lesbian unions and attracted national attention in 2012 for running a presidential campaign comparing same-sex marriage to inanimate objects, ...
(ThinkProgress)
  1. Other Opinion: Same-sex marriage shouldn't become Pa. election issue
  2. States are falling for marriage equality. Which will be the last one standing?
  3. Same-Sex Marriage and Republican Pretzels

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Rick Santorum's misguided view of gun control in the Wild West
2014-04-29
BOB SCHIEFFER: “Does it bother you or does it worry you that we may be going backwards, that we're going back to the day of the OK Corral and the old West where everybody carried a gun? Is that where we're headed here?” FORMER SENATOR RICK ...
(Washington Post (blog))
  1. Santorum: Georgia gun law to improve safety

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Rick Santorum: I 'Absolutely' Would Have Voted For Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill
2014-03-23
Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum has weighed in on a controversial bill vetoed by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer. Opponents of the bill said that it would have allowed individuals and businesses to discriminate against gay men and lesbians ...
(On Top Magazine)

    2013
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    Rick Santorum's Christmas Movie Is Coming out Friday
    2013-11-18
    This morning, Rick Santorum was on MSNBC's Morning Joe, promoting a Christian flick called The Christmas Candle. It's being produced by Echolight Studios, a “faith and family film company” of which he became CEO last summer. The Christmas Candle ...
    (Philadelphia Magazine (blog))
    1. Rick Santorum says he's not ruling out presidential run, will see where he is ...
    2. Rick Santorum talks 'The Christmas Candle' and his new role as movie-maker
    3. Santorum: Family holds key on another White House bid

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    Republican big guns, including Rick Santorum, rally around Bartlett
    2013-10-25
    Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum speaks among area republicans during a press conference in support of Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett and his bid at re-election, at the Tulsa Press Club, on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. CORY YOUNG/Tulsa World. Previous Next ...
    (Tulsa World)
    1. Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum comes to Tulsa to endorse Dewey ...
    2. Mayor Bartlett gets major political backing from Inhofe, Santorum & Bridenstine
    3. Ex-Presidental Candidate, State GOP Leaders In Tulsa - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa ...

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    Don't Count Rick Santorum Out Of The 2016 Presidential Race
    2013-03-21
    Santorum was the runner-up to Romney in 2012, so he's likely to be the nominee in 2016, right? Not necessarily because 2016 is shaping up to potentially be a watershed year in the Republican Party. There is a yearning to turn the page to several ...
    (Business Insider)

      2012
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      Santorum neologism spreads to Romney
      2012-02-14
      A new website SpreadingRomney.com now appears prominently among Internet search results for 's last name and defines romney as: "to defecate in terror". Spreading Romney was inspired by the coined in 's column in response to comments made by former Pennsylvania Senator about ; Savage's readers voted to define santorum as: "the frothy mixture of lube and fecal matter that is sometimes the byproduct of anal sex."
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      Rick Santorum sweeps three non-binding GOP presidential contests
      2012-02-09
      Former Senator of Pennsylvania won three (GOP) presidential contests on Tuesday, but received no delegates. Though the races were non-binding, some analysts see in them a vulnerability for front-runner Mitt Romney, and a possible revitalization of the.
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      Santorum neologism gains prominence during US election cycle
      2012-02-07
      A coined in 's column in response to comments made by former Pennsylvania Senator about has gained prominence during the in the United States. After Santorum spoke out against in 2003, readers of Savage’s column voted to define the word "" as "the frothy mixture of lube and fecal matter that is sometimes the byproduct of anal sex." The prominence of this term's association with Santorum, a current candidate for the, has had an impact on the former Senator's.
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      2011
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      Rick Perry (3)
      2011-12-21
      New Rick Perry ad slams Paul, Gingrich, Bachmann, Santorum (The State Column)
      Rick Perry ad in Iowa touts his background as Washington outsider (Boston Globe)
      Forget Rick Perry — Ron Paul emerges as ‘outsider’ in 2012 race (MySanAntonio)
      Excerpt: Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry has consistently called for a “part-time Congress” throughout his presidential primary campaign. On Monday the Texas governor released a new campaign ad reiterating his call for a part-time Congress... (Read article)

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      Santorum Says (7)
      2011-11-04
      Santorum says US more than its economy, pitches social values in speech to Iowans (Minneapolis Star Tribune, WHO-TV)
      Santorum says he'd push tort reform (Des Moines Register)
      Rick Santorum says accusations flap not Herman Cain's biggest problem (Politico.com)
      Excerpt: URBANDALE, Iowa - Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum says there is more to America than taxes and the economy, and the contest for the GOP nomination should reflect that. Santorum on Friday said the United States was founded on its faith and the current presidential debate should... (Read article)

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      Shower with People (3)
      2011-10-09
      Rick Santorum Bemoans Gay Soldiers Who 'Shower With People' (VIDEO) (Huffingtonpost.com, Huffingtonpost.com)
      'They shower with people:' How Rick Santorum explains support for Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell (Daily Mail)
      Excerpt: WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum doubled down on his recent comments opposing allowing gay soldiers to serve in the U.S. military, invoking the image of soldiers showering together to explain his support for... (Read article)