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Rick Santorum Ends Grassroots-Fueled Bid For Republican Presidential Nomination

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Tuesday, April 10 2012

Rick Santorum, the former senator from Pennsylvania, suspended his presidential campaign on Tuesday, almost exactly a year after he announced the formation of his presidential exploratory committee.

Much of Santorum's presidential bid was fueled by under-the-radar support from the Christian evangelical community, even if it often failed to register in the polls.

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