Rick Santorum on Principles & Values
Republican Jr Senator (PA)
SANTORUM: Absolutely. I agree with the president a vast majority of the time. When I agree with him, I say it. And when I donít agree with him, I say it, too.
CASEY: I think what the people of Pennsylvania expect and deserve is someone whoís going to be truly independent. Being a rubber stamp for the president is not in the best interest of the people of America.
Q: But have the Democrats sometimes been obstructionist, & opposed everything that Bush proposed?
CASEY: Iím sure they have. But when you have two politicians that agree 98% of the time, one of themís really not necessary. We need someone whoís going to be truly independent, who has the character and the integrity to stand up to his party and his president, especially at a time of war
Thereís something strange about this house It belongs to our congressman, Doug Walgren. Whatís so strange? Instead of living in his own congressional district, Congressman Walgren lives in this house, located in the wealthiest area of Virginia.Q: Isnít that rather hypocritical of you?
SANTORUM: No, not at all. My opponent never owned a home in the district, ever, in 14 years. I own a home and always owned a home.
Q: How many nights have you personally spent there?
SANTORUM: I probably spend maybe a month a year.
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special election in 2010:
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Up for 6-year term in 2010:
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