Resurgent Rick Santorum said his sweep of three GOP contests earned his shoestring campaign $250,000 overnight, cash he needs to take his upstart bid for the Republican presidential nomination to Mitt Romney’s turf.
Minnesota Republicans headed to caucus meetings Tuesday determined to back a candidate who could defeat President Barack Obama in November, handing Rick Santorum a clear victory and at least temporarily shaking up the race for the GOP nomination.
A resurgent Rick Santorum won Republican presidential caucuses in Minnesota and Colorado on Tuesday night, a stunning sweep that raised fresh questions about front-runner Mitt Romney’s appeal among the ardent conservatives at the core of the party’s political base.
The race for the Republican presidential nomination will really heat up in Minnesota Monday, as three of the four remaining candidates make a stop in the state.
Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul has had a busy Saturday in Minnesota with a key caucus in the state just three days away.