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Santorum stumps in Akron
A surging Rick Santorum wrapped up a tour of Ohio at a Lincoln Day dinner in Akron on Saturday
by WKSU's KABIR BHATIA
This story is part of a special series.


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Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum was the keynote speaker for the Summit County Republican Party's Lincoln Day dinner held in Akron on Saturday, February 18.
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A surging Rick Santorum wrapped up a tour of Ohio at a Lincoln Day dinner in Akron on Saturday.
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In contrast to his other appearances over the past two days, the GOP frontrunner talked about jobs and the economy, and stayed away from religion, in his stump speech.
Kevin Cook of Akron came away impressed.  Like much of the audience, he’s a former Romney supporter who’s shifted toward Santorum’s more consistent platform.
“I don't think that Romney's a true conservative.  I think that Romney is trying to chameleon is way in and be whatever the people he's talking to want him to be.”
After dinner, Santorum won the Summit County Republicans' straw poll with 74 percent of the vote.
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If his will sue a ciropractor just for the money wait until she is the first lady. she got 175000.00


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