Saturday October 31, 2020

Santorum's hopes fade as Romney rolls on

Time is almost up for the last serious rival to Mitt Romney in the battle for the Republican Party's presidential nomination.

7th April, 2012
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Rick Santorum addresses a crowd in Mars, Pennsylvania, last Tuesday. Photo: Getty

Time is almost up for the last serious rival to Mitt Romney in the battle for the Republican Party's presidential nomination.

Rick Santorum, the ultra-conservative former senator from Pennsylvania, has won several primaries and proved to be a persistent thorn in Romney's side. But following last week's triple win for Romney in Maryland, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia, it is increasingly difficult to argue that Santorum has any credible chance of victory.

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