March 13th, 2012
10:50 PM ET
3 years ago

Santorum wins Alabama, Mississippi, CNN projects

(CNN) – Rick Santorum will win Tuesday's Republican primaries in Alabama and Mississippi, CNN projects, giving a boost to his claim that he is the conservative alternative to Mitt Romney.

The projected wins were somewhat of a surprise. Polls released Monday showed Santorum running 8 to 10 points behind Romney and Newt Gingrich in Alabama and Mississippi.

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  1. Imam Sulayman

    Whenever Mitt wants to talk like certain folks, it comes off like an already bad movie script meeting a terrible actor. Santorum is not honest, he is just a first class doofus. Honest people don't deny what they say when they find out its unpopular.

    March 14, 2012 02:54 am at 2:54 am |
  2. don in albuquerque

    OMG!!! Too good to be true. I can just see Ricky now trying to debate the POTUS. He better hope Jebus comes down to defend him. Somehow though I kinda think Jebus would find the beer swilling college boy kind of an embarrasment. OH WELL, let the games begin!

    March 14, 2012 03:50 am at 3:50 am |
  3. Showmeyerpapers

    YES WE CAN! Stimulus? Looting the treasury is more like it. "Let me appear to fix some more problems that feds like me created in the first place" hellspawn obama. Wonder why so many of his policy brokers were goldman sachs execs. ENOUGH! Goodbye satanic muslim and your new world disorder, please let the door hit you on the way out

    March 14, 2012 03:57 am at 3:57 am |
  4. Marie MD

    To all of you who think this man is worthy of our presidency get a life. Better yet, get an education and get out of that filthy manure filled bubble you live in!

    March 14, 2012 06:32 am at 6:32 am |
  5. Another Day in the Idiot Mines

    "Well worth it my friend! In 3 decades when the next generation is busting their butts to keep up with Obama's debt, maybe they too will appreciate that terrible depression we narrowly avoided. I think not."

    That last sentence is quite telling. Be that as it may, President Obama and Ron Paul are the only two candidates with budget plans that reduce the deficit, so if you really believe are genuinely concerned about the deficit you have to vote for one of them, and not one of the Three Stooges with their massive debt increases and more unpaid tax cuts for the filthy rich.

    March 14, 2012 07:30 am at 7:30 am |
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