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BREAKING: Rick Santorum Suspending His Campaign

Tinsldr2 Wrote: Apr 10, 2012 4:29 PM
annfan_777 Wrote: (4:21 PM) Social conservatives have always defined conservatism in the modern era. Study history. ..... I look towards Reagan. I voted for him in 84 my first presidential election. He was a social conservative but it is not what he ran on. Look at his 1980 convention speech. He talks about Carters Failures on the Economy. he talks About carters Failures on Energy, and the weakened Military. He talks about Carter's failure of leadership and contrasts Carter's view of America in Decline with a view of American Exceptionalism. THAT is Conservatism. http://www.nationalcenter.org/ReaganConvention1980.html
annfan_777 Wrote: Apr 10, 2012 4:34 PM
He DID run on social issues during his second term, and every president who's won on our side did, too. And he mentioned them in debates, to the chagrin of "moderates" who wished he hadn't. Plus, the left's attacks weren't near so extreme as they are now.

Rick Santorum has a press conference scheduled for this afternoon, but there are already early reports on Twitter that Rick Santorum is going to announce that he's suspending his campaign, apparently confirmed by Fox News and other outlets. Stand by for confirmation and live updates!

Update: Yahoo reports that, earlier today, Rick Santorum called Mitt Romney to concede; you can watch the livestream of the press conference through Yahoo, as well.

Update: It's official -- Tuesday afternoon, Rick Santorum made a graceful exit from the GOP presidential race. Although his daughter Bella was hospitalized last week,...