Election News - Santorum Announces 2012 Exploratory Committee

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum became the third major candidate to announce his intentions to run for President during a Wednesday evening interview with Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren. After appearances by former 2008 GOP Presidential nominee Arizona Senator John McCain, former potential 2012 hopeful South Dakota Senator John Thune, and South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint to discuss President Obama’s budget speech, Santorum announced in a sit down interview with Van Susteren that he has created an exploratory committee in order to see whether or not he can raise enough money to launch a real Presidential bid. He asked supporters to visit his website in order to donate to his 2012 campaign.

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