March 13th, 2012
10:50 PM ET
10 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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