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Rick Santorum

Politician
Male
Born May 10, 1958
Age 58
Hometown Commonwealth of V...
Political Party Republican Party
Religion Roman Catholic
Alma Mater The Pennsylvania ...
Other Names Santorum, Rick

Richard John "Rick" Santorum is an American author, attorney, and Republican Party politician. He served as a United States Senator representing Pennsylvania from 1995 to 2007, and was a candidate for the 2012 Republican Party presidential nomination. Born in Virginia, Santorum was raised primarily in Butler, Pennsylvania. He obtained an undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University, an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh, and a J.D.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1958 Birth Born on May 10, 1958.

TEENAGE

1976 18 Years Old After his parents transferred to the Naval Station Great Lakes in northern Illinois, Santorum attended the Roman Catholic Carmel High School in Mundelein, Illinois, for one year, graduating in 1976.

TWENTIES

1980 22 Years Old Santorum attended Pennsylvania State University for his undergraduate studies, serving as chairman of the university's College Republicans chapter and graduating with a BA degree with honors in political science in 1980. … Read More
1981 23 Years Old 1 More Event
He then completed a one-year MBA program at the University of Pittsburgh's Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, graduating in 1981. … Read More

THIRTIES

…  Santorum was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives to represent Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district in 1990 and later became a member of a group dubbed the "Gang of Seven".
1992 - 1993 2 More Events
Santorum was elected as a United States Senator for Pennsylvania in 1994. … Read More
In 1996, Santorum served as Chairman of the Republican Party Task Force on Welfare Reform, and contributed to legislation that became the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act. … Read More

FORTIES

2000 - 2004 8 More Events
In 2005, Santorum sponsored the Iran Freedom and Support Act, which appropriated $10 million aimed at regime change in Iran. … Read More
In 2006, Santorum sought re-election to a third Senate term. … Read More
In January 2007, Santorum joined the Ethics and Public Policy Center, a D.C.-based conservative think tank as director of its America's Enemies Program focusing on foreign threats to the United States, including Islamic fascism, Venezuela, North Korea and Russia.

FIFTIES

On February 1, 2008, Santorum said he would vote for Mitt Romney in the 2008 Republican presidential primary race. … Read More
2009 51 Years Old 1 More Event
In the fall of 2009, Santorum gave a speech at the University of Dubuque on the economy, fueling speculation that he would run for president in 2012. … Read More
2010 52 Years Old On January 15, 2010, Santorum sent an email and letter to supporters of his political action committee, saying, "I'm convinced that conservatives need a candidate who will not only stand up for our views, but who can articulate a conservative vision for our country's future". … Read More
He formed a presidential exploratory committee on April 13, 2011.
…  He ran as a candidate for the 2012 Republican Party presidential nomination, finishing second to the eventual Republican nominee Mitt Romney.
2013 55 Years Old 1 More Event
In June 2013, Santorum announced his new venture as CEO of EchoLight Studios, a production company that makes faith-based films. … Read More
In 2015, Santorum called for more restrictions on family-based immigration after warning of a “flood of legal—not illegal—immigrants to our country”, which he blamed for depressing the median income of American workers. … Read More
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