Huffpost Politics

Rick Santorum Quotes & Unforgettable Moments (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Posted: Updated:

Former Pennsylvania senator and GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum has been a consistent champion of ultra-conservative stances on both social and fiscal issues throughout his political career.

In his latest presidential campaign, Santorum, a favorite among social conservatives, has continued his penchant for raising eyebrows with his extreme views on same-sex marriage and abortion. In the past, he's been such an opponent to equal rights that gay rights advocate Dan Savage fought back by turning the presidential candidate's last name into a neologism for gay sex. (HuffPost's Jason Linkins has more on Santorum's famous "Google problem.")

Santorum announced his bid for the presidency in June of this year, declaring he's "in it to win it." However, he has consistently struggled to perform in polls and is running low on cash.

We've compiled the most unforgettable moments from Santorum's 2012 campaign thus far. Take a look:

Close
Best of Rick Santorum
of
Share
Tweet
Advertisement
Share this
close
Current Slide

Suggest a correction

Around the Web

Rick Santorum for President | The Courage To Fight For America

Rick Santorum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Rick Santorum - Election 2012 - NYTimes.com

Santorum's 'Google Problem' Persists, Should Link Be Removed ...

Rick Santorum Fights His Google Problem - ABC News

Santorum: The next flavor of the month?

Will Santorum's long Iowa slog pay off?

Rick Santorum Watches Football While Newt Gingrich Speaks In Iowa (VIDEO)