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Chris Christie calls for broader 'pro-life agenda' in speech to religious conservatives

Chris Christie calls for broader 'pro-life agenda' in speech to religious conservatives

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) --New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, addressing a conference of religious conservatives Friday, called for a broader "pro-life" agenda.
Frances Burns
Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney supports raising the minimum wage

Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney supports raising the minimum wage

NEW YORK, May 9 (UPI) --Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney said he supports raising the minimum wage, breaking ranks from most other Republicans.
Ananth Baliga
UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 10, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 10, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, April 10, 2014
By United Press International
Rick Santorum-produced Western film debuts [VIDEO]

Rick Santorum-produced Western film debuts [VIDEO]

March 23 (UPI) -- "The Redemption of Henry Myers" premieres Sunday night on the Hallmark Channel.
Danielle Haynes
Scott Brown launches exploratory committee for NH Senate

Scott Brown launches exploratory committee for NH Senate

March 14 (UPI) -- Former Sen. Scott Brown is officially considering a run in New Hampshire.
Gabrielle Levy
Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll again

Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll again

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- For the second year in a row, Rand Paul came out on top of the straw poll at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference.
Gabrielle Levy
Rand Paul wins presidential straw poll at Conservative PAC conference

Rand Paul wins presidential straw poll at Conservative PAC conference

WASHINGTON, March 8 (UPI) -- Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., easily won Saturday's straw presidential poll at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference outside Washington.
Poll: Christie's national popularity takes a hit

Poll: Christie's national popularity takes a hit

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's popularity as a potential presidential candidate is taking a hit in the face of recent controversy, a CNN/ORC poll indicates.

Iowa secretary of state inches toward run for House seat

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz indicated he was moving closer to a decision on running for retiring Republican Tom Latham's U.S. House seat.

Chris Christie, Hillary Clinton in a draw, poll says

WASHINGTON, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are neck and neck in a hypothetical White House matchup, a national poll indicates.
Stephen Colbert pokes fun at Americans' use of the term 'Madiba'

Stephen Colbert pokes fun at Americans' use of the term 'Madiba'

Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Stephen Colbert poked fun at America's propensity for appropriating the term of endearment -- 'Madiba' -- used by South Africans when speaking of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela.
JC Finley

Santorum: HealthCare.gov a mess on back end

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., said Sunday that though improvements may have been made to HealthCare.gov, the insurance industry is reporting problems.
Chris Christie an early GOP frontrunner for president, survey says

Chris Christie an early GOP frontrunner for president, survey says

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is an early front runner in the 2016 Republican presidential nomination race, a poll released Friday indicates.
Scalia and the devil

Scalia and the devil

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Did Justice Antonin Scalia have to announce his belief in a literal Satan less than a month before the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear argument on government-led prayer? Yes, he probably did.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Affairs Wtiter

Ex-Democrat top vote-getter in Ala. Republican congressional primary

SPANISH FORT, Ala., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Former state Sen. Bradley Byrne won the most votes in the Republican primary Tuesday for a special election in Alabama's 1st Congressional District.
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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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