Katie Pavlich

Before polls closed in the south today, Rick Santorum made it clear he wants Newt Gingrich to drop out of the GOP presidential primary race. Considering Santorum won Alabama and Mississippi tonight, that might just happen.

Rick Santorum put pressure on Newt Gingrich to bow out of the presidential race Tuesday, telling Fox News the former House speaker is making it "hard for me" to win primary contests without having much of a shot at the nomination himself.

Stay tuned for full analysis of tonight's results from Guy Benson and be sure to check out the Townhall Election page for up to the minute results.

Katie Pavlich

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