Rick Santorum has announced that he's suspending his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. What kept him running for so long? Mara Liasson talks to Robert Siegel about Santorum's campaign.
Rick Santorum announced on Tuesday that he is suspending his campaign for the Republican nomination for president. Surrounded by his family on stage, the senator said he had run a great race "against all odds" and won a kind of victory. Audie Cornish talks to Don Gonyea for more.
Several Congressional committees are poised to tackle to the scandal surrounding the lavish GSA conference held in Las Vegas in 2010, but as The Hill's Alex Bolton explains, it's unlikely that any legislation will come of the controversy.
Rick Santorum's departure from the presidential race means Mitt Romney is finally in a position to draw to his ranks that part of the Republican electorate that until now has preferred his numerous rivals, virtually each of whom has risen to challenge him only to fall, the latest and last being the former senator from Pennsylvania.
Despite falling short in the quest for the Republican presidential nomination, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has established himself as one of the dominant conservative voices in America, particularly when it comes to social issues such as abortion and birth control.
Rick Santorum, Republican candidate for president, has suspended his campaign. From his home state of Pennsylvania and surrounded by his family, Santorum told the assembled crowd that though his race was over, the fight to defeat President Obama would continue.
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