1. POLLS

    Santorum Poised for Primary Wins

    Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum greets a supporter after appearing at the Colorado Election Energy Summit February 6, 2012 at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Mitt Romney may be the GOP frontrunner, but Rick Santorum is all set to have a great night in Tuesday’s primaries. A new poll by Public Policy Polling shows Santorum with a large lead over Romney in Missouri (45 to 32 percent) and a significant lead in Minnesota (33 to 24 percent). Santorum trails only in one of Tuesday night’s three states, Colorado, where Romney leads by 10 percent. “Rick Santorum has the potential to firmly establish himself as the conservative alternative to Mitt Romney today,” said Dean Debnam, the president of the polling group.

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