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Friday, January 6, 2012

Rick Santorum Riding High And Into The Spotlight

Sen. Rick Santorum at a campaign stop with college students in Concord, N.H. on  Thursday. (AP)

Sen. Rick Santorum at a campaign stop with college students in Concord, N.H. on Thursday. (AP)

But next week, Republicans in New Hampshire go to their primary. How will Santorum’s socially conservative message do with the Granite State’s libertarian leaning voters?

College students in Concord pressed him about his opposition to same sex marriage, which is legal in New Hampshire. “So anyone can marry anyone else?”

Students yelled out “Yes!”

From gay marriage to birth control and more, we look at Santorum’s position on a host of issues.

Guest:

  • John Micek, political reporter, The Morning Call in Allentown, PA

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