Santorum could siphon off religious conservative support from GOP field
June 7th, 2011
05:59 PM ET
3 years ago

Santorum could siphon off religious conservative support from GOP field

(CNN)- Rick Santorum appears to face long odds in the race for the White House, but he threatens to siphon off religious conservative support from better known GOP candidates like Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman and Tim Pawlenty during the primary season.

Santorum, a former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, officially launched his presidential campaign on Monday.

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soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. Scott

    Threatens to siphon off the Looney Tunes votes.

    June 7, 2011 06:13 pm at 6:13 pm |
  2. T'sah from Virginia

    Santorum is not even on the scale
    That alone means he would definitely FAIL!!
    And the threats he would "...siphon off religious conservative support..."
    Means NOTHING more than a MOVE that would quickly abort!!

    Santorum will NOT be our next president………………PERIOD!!

    June 7, 2011 07:32 pm at 7:32 pm |
  3. diridi

    does this idiot know religion and politics do not blend in hand in glove???????GOP thugs messed this nation now talking like animals.....shame...

    June 7, 2011 08:54 pm at 8:54 pm |