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Murdoch backs Santorum for president

DES MOINES, Iowa — Media magnate Rupert Murdoch on Monday urged Iowans to back firebrand social conservative Rick Santorum, one day before they cast the first votes of the 2012 White House race. “Can’t resist this tweet, but all Iowans think about Rick Santorum. Only candidate with genuine big vision…

Gingrich begins crying while speaking to Iowa moms

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA) broke down and cried during a campaign stop in Des Moines, Iowa on Friday after he was asked a question about his mother. Appearing at a forum in the state’s capital city, Gingrich took questions before an audience from Republican messaging strategist Frank Luntz,…