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George Will Apparently Really Nostalgic for Rick Santorum

Look, I don’t want to accuse George Will of losing it/mailing it in just because he’s a cranky 72-year-old white guy. But this column is […]

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Would Rick Santorum Make a Better Candidate Than Corbett?

Keystone Politics’s Jake Sternberger is floating a contrarian theory that arch-conservative Rick Santorum would make a better gubernatorial candidate than the (slightly) more moderate Tom […]

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The Infamous Santorum Cyber Charter May Be One Gigantic Racket

Remember when Rick Santorum was “sending” his kids to a taxpayer-funded cyber charter in Penn Hills while living in exurban Virginia? Well the founder of […]

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Grading the Films of Rick Santorum’s Christian Movie Company

Rick Santorum: attorney, former United States senator from Pennsylvania, presidential candidate, and now … movie mogul. Over the weekend, Rick Santorum announced that he is […]

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Rick Santorum Is Now A (Christian) Movie Mogul

Rick Santorum is going (Christian) Hollywood! Pennsylvania’s former U.S. senator, and failed candidate for the 2012 GOP nomination, has been named CEO of EchoLight Studios, […]

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Rick Santorum Plans Another Failed Presidential Campaign

National Review reports that Rick Santorum, former Pennsylvania senator—who takes the “social” out of “social conservative,” is planning another run for president—this after his failed […]

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Kid Tweets Bomb Threat at Santorum During Michigan Speech

Ah, the perils of the paid-gig speaking tour. Talking to a high school in Grosse Point, Michigan–Romney territory–Santorum received an apparently empty bomb threat via […]

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Gingrich and Santorum Nearly Formed “Unity Ticket” to Beat Romney

If not for a couple of massive egos, Mitt Romney may never have been the GOP nominee. Josh Green reports that last February, during the […]

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Is Tom Corbett Less Popular Than Rick Santorum?

In Pennsylvania, Rick Santorum reigns supreme as the top once-successful-politician-who-made-the-electorate-hate-him-passionately. It’s a rare and exclusive category, but another big name may be joining him on […]

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Rick Santorum Gets a Head Start on 2016 Immigration Hypocrisy

Just in case he decides to run for president again, Rick “Son of an Immigrant Meself” Santorum yesterday joined an ever-growing Republican chorus in assuring […]

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Rick Santorum Gives Up Entirely on the Mainstream, Writes for WND

Rick Santorum is running out of respectable gigs. When he lost his Senate seat to Bob Casey a few years back, he started writing columns […]

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Arlen Specter and the Death of Pragmatic Politics

Arlen Specter was a pragmatist. That’s the kind of thing we say we want in a politician—somebody who will ignore ideology and just get stuff done—but […]

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Rick Santorum Endorses Rep. Todd Akin

Remember Todd Akin? The GOP Rep. from Missouri whose comments on “legitimate rape” made him a national goat back in August? Well, Former Republican presidential […]

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Rick Santorum Named to List of Biggest Homophobes of Last 45 Years

The Advocate has released its list of “The 45 Biggest Homophobes of Our 45 Years.” Among the collection of the most anti-gay people is former […]

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Rick Santorum Will Be a Headliner at the Republican National Convention

Rick Santorum will be featured as a speaker at the Republican National Convention in Tampa this month. The keynote speaker has yet to be officially […]