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Santorum wins Minnesota caucuses

Posted: February 7, 2012 - 10:45pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Sen. Rick Santorum has easily won Minnesota's Republican presidential caucuses, relegating Mitt Romney to third place behind Texas congressman Ron Paul.

With 36 percent of the precincts reporting, Santorum has 46 percent to Paul's 26 percent and Romney's 16 percent. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is coming in last with about 11 percent.

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