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Sunday, April 8, 2012

Cracks emerge in Santorum's evangelical support

Evangelical leaders are finally giving it up - a religious right candidate will not be the Republican nominee, Santorum has failed, Gingrich has failed and Perry dropped out. For these folks it's on to defeating Obama in the general election by endorsing Romney while setting their sights on 2016.
Rick Santorum, who rose in the polls thanks to enthusiastic support from Christian conservatives, faced pressure Sunday from a key Republican evangelical to end his increasingly long-shot White House bid. Richard Land, a top official with the powerful Southern Baptist Convention, urged Santorum to abandon the race and throw his support to frontrunner Mitt Romney to increase Republicans' chances of defeating Barack Obama in November.
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