Elisabeth Meinecke
Rumored 2012 presidential candidate and former Sen. Rick Santorum spoke at CPAC today and took several questions from members of the audience.  Santorum reaffirmed that he believes the first priority of the federal government is national security/defense.

In response to a question asking how conservatives will know they've been successful, Santorum listed several steps. These included repealing ObamaCare and reducing the size and influence of the federal government.

Elisabeth Meinecke

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