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Gingrich and Santorum battle for GOP votes in Deep South

Publié par Clifford Armion le 03/12/2012

Michael Finnegan

Reporting from Gulfport, Miss. With the Alabama and Mississippi primaries two days away, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich tussled Sunday over which Republican presidential hopeful would adhere most faithfully to conservative orthodoxy on fiscal restraint, healthcare and oil drilling. They also took swipes at rival candidate Mitt Romney, whose heavy advertising has made Tuesday's contests in the Deep South fiercely competitive despite the cultural dissonance between the former Massachusetts governor and both states. Santorum, whose calling card with the South's evangelical Christians has been social issues, attacked Romney's record on abortion and contraception. Campaigning on a gloomy day in this town on the Gulf Coast, Santorum pondered the irony of Romney and Gingrich questioning his conservative credentials. Read on...
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"Gingrich and Santorum battle for GOP votes in Deep South", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), décembre 2012. Consulté le 28/09/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/gingrich-and-santorum-battle-for-gop-votes-in-deep-south