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Rick Santorum Wins Colorado & Minnesota Caucuses, Missouri

Former Pennsylvania State Senator, United States, Rick Santorum, won victories in three states in a row in the series of primaries presidential candidate of the Republican Party, Tuesday (02/07/2012) U.S. time.
While the vote count results of the caucuses in Minnesota show, Santorum collects 45 percent of caucus participants followed the support of the U.S. House member from Texas, Ron Paul, in second place (27 percent).

Go candidate, Mitt Romney, just being in third place with 17 percent of the vote, while former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich became the caretaker won only 11 percent of the vote.

In the State of Colorado, while the counting of the caucus showed Santorum won 38 percent of the vote, followed by Romney (35 percent), and Gingrich and Paul who both get 13 percent of the vote.

Santorum also won the primaries (primary) is not binding in Missouri. Called non-binding because the results of primaries in Missouri does not directly increase the number of delegates needed the support of a candidate to qualify for nomination at the Republican convention next month.

“Conservatism is alive and victorious in Missouri and Minnesota,” Santorum said in her victory speech in St. Charles, Missouri.

He used the occasion to attack Romney who think he took the same policy direction to the current U.S. president, Barack Obama, in a variety of issues, ranging from health care to bailouts for firms on Wall Street.

Santorum consecutive victory also raises the question of the real support for Romney who had been impressed into the only strong candidate to challenge Republican U.S. President Obama in the election, 6 November.

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