1. PRIMARY

    Santorum Sweeps Louisiana

    Lynne Foster, left, takes a camera photograph of her daughter Allison Patterson with Republican presidential candidate former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, following a rally in Shreveport, La. Santorum has strong support among many conservative voters in the state which his campaign hopes results in winning Louisiana's primary on Saturday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

    Rogelio V. Solis / AP

    The GOP primary isn't over just yet. Rick Santorum cruised to an easy victory in Louisiana, winning twice as many votes as presumptive frontrunner Mitt Romney. Santorum took 49 percent to Romney's 26 percent, while Gingrich placed a distant third with 15 percent. Though the conventional wisdom says the win won't help Santorum much, the former senator seemed to expand his appeal, winning majorities of voters who only consider themselves moderately conservative and who think the economy is the most important issue in the election. 

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