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Rick Santorum Cancels Iowa Trip After Illness

Former Pennsylvania  Sen. Rick Santorum has cancelled a planned trip to Iowa after being hospitalized Saturday. Santorum, who was second to Mitt Romney in the 2012 Republican presidential primary campaign, had previously announced he would speak Monday at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition’s 13th Annual Spring Kick Off near Des Moines. However, that speech and other Iowa events have been cancelled, Santorum’s non-profit group Patriot Voices said in a statement Sunday: Former […]

Speaker John Boehner Endorses Mark Sanford in Special Election

The race for South Carolina’s First Congressional District became more interesting today when House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) endorsed the GOP nominee and former SC Governor Mark Sanford. The heavy endorsement from the Speaker may be what the Sanford campaign needs to open the floodgates for future endorsements. In a statement from Boehner’s office (as first reported by The Hill): “This election offers the voters of South Carolina’s First Congressional District […]