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    Evangelicals Resort to Mitt

    MESA, AZ - FEBRUARY 22:  Republican presidential candidates former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (L) and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney sing the national anthem at a debate sponsored by CNN and the Republican Party of Arizona at the Mesa Arts Center February 22, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona. The debate is the last one scheduled before voters head to the polls in Michigan and Arizona's primaries on February 28 and Super Tuesday on March 6.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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    Following Rick Santorum’s departure from the presidential race, evangelical voters are gravitating, albeit reluctantly, toward the inevitable nominee. Mitt Romney received an endorsement from the National Organization for Marriage, joining other Christian conservatives who have rallied behind Mitt in the last 24 hours. But all evangelicals aren’t ready to run into the Mormon candidate’s arms just yet. Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council and a Santorum backer, said Romney needs to “demonstrate a genuine and solid commitment to the core values issues.”

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