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Networks Call Missouri for Santorum

NBC, CNN, and ABC have all called Missouri for Rick Santorum now. This is the state where Newt Gingrich isn’t on the ballot, and unfortunately for Santorum, this is also the state that will hold caucuses in March to determine who actually wins the state. 

But for Santorum’s argument that he’s more formidable against Mitt Romney than Gingrich is, the Missouri results are a boon. With 41 percent of precincts reporting, Santorum’s at 54 percent to Romney’s 26 percent.

Katrina TrinkoKatrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...

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