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Santorum returns to Iowa for 3 day swing

Winner of the 2012 Iowa Republican Caucus and former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) will return to Iowa for a three-day campaign swing that will culminate with the completion of his second "Full Grassley" in Rock Rapids, Iowa. The "Full Grassley" is named in honor of Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) who commits to visit each of Iowa's 99 counties each...

Senator Santorum to join Bill Maher Friday night on HBO

Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) will be a guest on The Bill Maher Show on HBO this Friday, August 28th. Check your local listings for HBO in your area.

Campaign Milestone: Santorum to visit his 99th Iowa county September 1st

Winner of the 2012 Iowa Republican Presidential Caucus and former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) will complete his second "Full Grassley" on Tuesday, September 1st during a visit Lyon County. The "Full Grassley," is named after U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) who visits each Iowa county each year. Senator Santorum committed to following the lead of his former Senate colleague...

National Review: On Immigration, Santorum Adds Substance

Quinn Hillyer, writing for the National Review:  Some presidential candidates, such as Donald Trump, are newcomers to the anti-illegal-immigration cause; but Rick Santorum has been there all along, building a demonstrable record against amnesty. So when Santorum released a new proposal for immigration policy on August 20, he merited more attention than he received. …...

Rick Santorum plays Hardball

Watch Rick talk about how we’re going to America the #1 manufacturing company in the world again, how we’re going to put people back to work, how we’re going to make wages go up, and how the family breakdown is causing a lot of the hollowing out of the middle of this country. 

Sen. Santorum speaks about his immigration plan on Fox News

Over the past twenty years, nearly 35 million legal and illegal immigrants have come to our shores. This is the largest mass immigration America has seen in our history – even surpassing the Great Wave from the turn of the 20th Century. These immigrants are largely unskilled and low-skilled labor and they are competing for the same jobs as...

Senator Santorum’s Immigration Policy Address (Full Text)

I am the son of an Italian immigrant. My father’s journey to America rescued him from a childhood as a “brown shirt” and likely some cog in Mussolini’s war machine. But it wasn’t as easy as simply boarding a ship and coming to America for my dad.

Senator Santorum’s Immigration Announcement

No issue illustrates the divide between Washington and the rest of the country better than immigration. Democrats and those on the left see favor amnesty, because they see it as a way to gain political power. Establishment Republicans just see it as a way to lower wages and increase profits. But I see it differently. We must reduce immigration levels...

Santorum calls for prosecution of Planned Parenthood

Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) issued the following statement upon the release of the latest video showing Planned Parenthood employees describing the removal of a born alive child's brain even though they were born through a failed abortion procedure.

Senator Santorum speaks at the Iowa State Fair

On August 15, Senator Santorum spoke to a packed crowed at the Iowa State Fair’s Soap Box. He spoke about why it’s so important that we defund Planned Parenthood, why we need to take the fight to ISIS, and why we need a government that’s focused on getting people to work—not into entitlement programs. If you believe we need conservative...