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Second Time a Charm for Working-Class Champion Rick Santorum?

Rick-Santorum

Written by Rachel Alexander

Former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania Rick Santorum, who unsuccessfully ran for president in 2012, announced Wednesday he is running again. A sweater-vest wearing populist who champions the working class and Catholic values, the 57-year-old appeals to a distinct segment of the Republican base. He made the announcement Wednesday at a manufacturing plant in Cabot, Pa., where he grew up. Flanked by factory workers and his family, he announced, “I am proud to stand here, among you and for you, the American workers who have sacrificed so much, to announce that I am running for president of the United States.”

Santorum’s grandfather worked in the coal mines, and his father emigrated from Italy to the U.S.… Continue Reading

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