Rick Santorum won the Louisiana Republican presidential primary Saturday, beating front-runner Mitt Romney in the race to challenge President Obama. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Another Southern Win Keeps Santorum Optimistic

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Rick Santorum told voters in Mandeville, La. on Wednesday that they were "not looking for someone who's the Etch A Sketch candidate." Sean Gardner /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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In Louisiana, Santorum And Gingrich Hope To 'Reset' GOP Race

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Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum and his wife, Karen, greet supporters during a rally Saturday in Springfield, Mo. After picking up a decisive win in Kansas, Santorum now turns his attention to Missouri's upcoming caucuses. Whitney Curtis/Getty Images hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum addresses an election night party in Steubenville, Ohio, on Tuesday. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Economic Conservatives Question Santorum's Record

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Then-Sen. John F. Kennedy participates in a question-and-answer session with the Ministers' Association of Greater Houston on Sept. 12, 1960, in Houston. In a speech to the group, Kennedy addressed concerns about his Catholicism and his run for the presidency. Houston Chronicle/AP hide caption

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Is Rick Santorum Missing JFK's Point On Religion?

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On the campaign trail, Rick Santorum portrays himself as a Washington outsider. But the former senator has made money from inside-the-Beltway pursuits. Jeff Kowalsky/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Casting Himself As Outsider, Santorum Benefited From D.C. 'Revolving Door'

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