1. EMERGENCY

    Bella Santorum Taken to Hospital

    FILE - In this June 6, 2011 file photo, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum holds his daughter Isabella before announcing he is entering the Republican presidential race, on the steps of the Somerset County Courthouse in Somerset, Pa. Santorum canceled his morning campaign events, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, and planned to spend time with his hospitalized daughter, Bella. Isabella Santorum has Trisomy 18, a genetic condition caused by the presence of all or part of an extra 18th chromosome. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

    Gene J. Puskar / AP Photo

    Rick Santorum’s 3-year-old daughter, Bella, was taken to the hospital on Friday, according to his campaign spokesman. The Santorum campaign did not release any more details, except asking in a statement for “privacy and prayers as Bella works her way to recovery.” Bella has a rare genetic disorder known as trisomy 18, and she was hospitalized with pneumonia in January. Most trisomy 18 babies do not live past the first week of their lives.

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