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Susan Boyle to make her film debut in Rick Santorum-produced movie

Susan Boyle to make her film debut in Rick Santorum-produced movie

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Scottish recording artist Susan Boyle is to make her feature-film debut in "The Christmas Candle," EchoLight Studios announced Tuesday.
Rand Paul campaign pots filling faster in 2013

Rand Paul campaign pots filling faster in 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Rand Paul raised nearly $2 million in campaign funds in the first half of 2013, records show, even as his political plans for 2016 aren't yet known.

Poll finds most in Ohio don't want Gov. Kasich to be president

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Ohio voters have little enthusiasm for a presidential run by Gov. John Kasich, a poll released Friday indicated.

Trump says if he ran, he would spend as much as it takes

AMES, Iowa, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Real estate mogul Donald Trump on Sunday said if he ran, he would spend as much of his money as needed win the Republican presidential nomination in 2016
Politics 2014: Roads to 2014, 2016 become rocky as retirements mount

Politics 2014: Roads to 2014, 2016 become rocky as retirements mount

The road to the 2016 general election is becoming more and more rocky as mounting numbers of members of the U.S. Congress announce their intentions to seek a life beyond Capitol Hill.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
NRA's message at convention: The fight is not over

NRA's message at convention: The fight is not over

HOUSTON, May 2 (UPI) -- The National Rifle Association's annual convention in Houston is designed to be a conference about issues and not a victory celebration, its spokesman said.
Poll: Hillary Clinton leads Dems, no clear GOP front-runner for 2016

Poll: Hillary Clinton leads Dems, no clear GOP front-runner for 2016

TEANECK, N.J., April 30 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leads among Democrats but there is no Republican front-runner for the 2016 presidential nomination, a poll found.
Rick Santorum hospitalized

Rick Santorum hospitalized

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 15 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum was hospitalized this past weekend, a spokeswoman said.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 10, 2013.
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Santorum, Gingrich open to running again

WASHINGTON, April 5 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Republican presidential hopefuls Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich both say they are open to running for president in 2016.

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Ex-Gov. Sanford ready for his comeback

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 1 (UPI) -- Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, whose second term is notable for a sex scandal, holds the edge heading into Tuesday's Republican congressional runoff.

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R. Paul, Rubio top CPAC straw poll

WASHINGTON, March 16 (UPI) -- Rand Paul edged Marco Rubio in a 2016 presidential race straw poll conducted at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington Saturday.
Gov. Christie not among CPAC speakers

Gov. Christie not among CPAC speakers

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- More than two dozen Republicans, including 2012 U.S. presidential nominee Mitt Romney, are to speak at the Conservative Political Action Committee convention.
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Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum speaks at a 'Rock the Caucus' rally at Valley High School on January 3, 2012 in West Des Moines, Iowa. UPI/Brian Kersey
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Richard John "Rick" Santorum (born May 10, 1958) is a lawyer and a former United States Senator from the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Santorum is a member of the Republican Party and was the chairman of the Senate Republican Conference. Santorum is considered both a social and fiscal conservative. He is known for his stances on the U.S. invasion of Iraq, Social Security, intelligent design, homosexuality, and the Terri Schiavo case.

In March 2007, Santorum joined the law firm Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC. He was to primarily practice law in the firm’s Pittsburgh and Washington, D.C., offices, where he was to provide business and strategic counseling services to the firm's clients. In addition to his work with the firm, Santorum also serves as a Senior Fellow with the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., and was a contributor to Fox News Channel. Santorum is a candidate for president of the United States in the 2012 election. He formed a presidential exploratory committee on April 13, 2011, and formally announced his candidacy on June 6.

Santorum was born in Winchester, Virginia, and raised in Berkeley County, West Virginia, and Butler County, Pennsylvania. He is the son of Aldo Santorum (born 1923) and Catherine Keane (née Dughi; born 1918). His father was an Italian immigrant, and his mother was of half Italian and half Irish descent.

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