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Rick Santorum suspends 2012 presidential campaign

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A look at the Pennsylvania politician — his career on Capitol Hill and his White House aspirations.

MSNBC.com: Surrounded by members of his family during a press conference in Gettysburg, Pa.,  former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum suspended his campaign on Tuesday, clearing Mitt Romney’s path to the Republican presidential nomination.

"Ladies and gentleman, we made the decision to get into this race at our kitchen table against all the odds," Santorum said in remarks to reporters in Gettysburg, Pa. "We made a decision over the weekend that while this presidential race for us is over for me and we will suspend our campaign effective today. We are not done fighting."

 

 

 

 

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