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FIFA Officials Arrested for Corruption, Indicted by U.S. DOJ


1. Seven FIFA officials were arrested on corruption charges Wednesday in a very dramatic fashion as Swiss police paid an unannounced visit overnight as officials gathered for an election. 14 people have been indicted by the United States, though only 7 were arrested during the raid at the luxury hotel in Zurich. Read more here.

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Swiss attorney General Michael Lauber attends a press conference on June 17, 2015 in Bern. Swiss authorities are investigating the 2010 FIFA vote that awarded the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 tournament to Qatar. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)
NAGOYA, JAPAN - DECEMBER 07: Chuck Blazer Chairman of the Organising Committee for the FIFA Club World Cup talks to the media during the FIFA Club World Cup Organising Committee Press Conference at Nagoya Marriott Associa Hotel on December 7, 2011 in Nagoya, Japan. (Photo by Shaun Botterill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
This is a combo of six file photos of the soccer officials involved in the US Justice Department of investigation into corruption at FIFA. From top left clockwise a Jeffrey Webb: Current FIFA vice-president and executive committee member, Concacaf president, Jose Maria Marin Current member of the FIFA organising committee for the Olympic football tournaments, Nicolas Leoz former FIFA executive committee member and Conmebol president, Eugenio Figueredo current FIFA vice-president and executive committee member, Jack Warner, former FIFA vice-president and executive committee member, Concacaf president, and Eduardo Li, current FIFA executive committee member-elect, Concacaf executive committee member . (AP Photo/File)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - MAY 27: An FBI agent wearing a mask carries a box from the headquarters of CONCACAF after it was raided on May 27, 2015 in Miami Beach, Florida. The raid is part of an international investigation of FIFA where nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives were charged with racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies. (Photo by Joe Skipper/Getty Images)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - MAY 27: FBI agents carry boxes and computers from the headquarters of CONCACAF after it was raided on May 27, 2015 in Miami Beach, Florida. The raid is part of an international investigation of FIFA where nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives were charged with racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies. (Photo by Joe Skipper/Getty Images)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - MAY 27: FBI agents carry boxes from the headquarters of CONCACAF after it was raided on May 27, 2015 in Miami Beach, Florida. The raid is part of an international investigation of FIFA where nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives were charged with racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies. (Photo by Joe Skipper/Getty Images)
Federal agents load a van with boxes and computers taken from the headquarters of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF,) Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Miami Beach, Fla. Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - MAY 27: FBI agents carry boxes from the headquarters of CONCACAF after it was raided on May 27, 2015 in Miami Beach, Florida. The raid is part of an international investigation of FIFA where nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives were charged with racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies. (Photo by Joe Skipper/Getty Images)
Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, center, arrives for a news conference to announce an indictment against nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives for racketeering, conspiracy and corruption, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Nine of the 14 that were indicted by the Justice Department are soccer officials, while four are sports marketing executives and another works in broadcasting. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 27: Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks at a packed news conference at the U.S. Attorneys Office of the Eastern District of New York following the early morning arrest of world soccer figures, including officials of FIFA, for racketeering, bribery, money laundering and fraud on May 27, 2015 in New York City. The morning arrests took place at a hotel where FIFA members were attending a meeting for the world governing body of soccer (football) in Switzerland. The Justice Department unsealed a 47 count indictment early Wednesday charging 14 world soccer figures. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
In this Thursday April 14, 2011 file photo FIFA President Sepp Blatter, right, gives a FIFA pennant to Nicaragua's Soccer Federation President Julio Rocha during the inauguration of the construction of a new National Soccer Stadium in Managua, Nicaragua. Rocha is among the soccer officials that were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid at Baur au Lac Hotel in Zurich. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix, File)
This is a Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 file photo of Jose Maria Marin, president of the Brazilian football confederation as he speaks during a press conference to announce the proposed host cities for football matches for the 2016 Rio Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Marin is among seven soccer officials that were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid at Baur au Lac Hotel in Zurich. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
In this Dec. 2, 2008 file photo Eduardo Li, president of Costa Rica's National Soccer Federation, speaks with FIFA vice- President Trinidad and Tobago's Jack Warner, unseen, during a visit to the Project Goal complex in Santa Ana, Costa Rica. Li is among seven soccer officials that were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid at Baur au Lac Hotel in Zurich. (AP Photo/Kent Gilbert, File)
In this Thursday, June 2, 2011 file photo, suspended FIFA executive Jack Warner gestures during a news conference held shortly after his arrival at the airport in Port-of-Spain, in his native Trinidad and Tobago. Suspended FIFA Vice President Jack Warner has resigned from world football's governing body and had the corruption charges against him dropped. Warner was suspended by FIFA last month along with Asian football chief Mohamed bin Hammam over allegations of bribery during the presidential election. (AP Photo/Shirley Bahadur, File)
In this May 1, 2014 file photo Eugenio Figueredo, president of CONMEBOL, the South America soccer confederation, speaks during a news conference in Bal Harbour, Fla.. Figueredo is among seven soccer officials that were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid at Baur au Lac Hotel in Zurich. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
In this Nov. 8, 2004 file photo Rafael Esquivel, President of the Venezuelan Soccer Federation, is shown in Caracas, Venezuela. Esquivel is among seven soccer officials that were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid at Baur au Lac Hotel in Zurich. (AP Photo/Leslie Mazoch, File)
This is a Wednesday, July 4, 2012 file photo of President of the South American Football Confederation, CONMEBOL, and former FIFA executive member, Paraguay's Nicolas Leoz as he speaks with former Brazilian soccer player Pele during a news conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Leoz was one of the 14 people indicted Wednesday May 27, 2015 in the U.S. on corruption charges. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)
In this March 12, 2015 file photo, CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb speaks during a Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football news conference in Philadelphia. Six soccer officials were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid at Baur au Lac Hotel in Zurich. CONCACAF leader and FIFA vice president Webb of the Cayman Islands, was staying at the luxury hotel this week. It was unclear if he was detained. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Costa Rican Football Federation acting President Jorge Hidalgo speaks during a press conference on May 27, 2015, in Lindora, 20 km west of San Jose, about the capture of Costa Rican Football Federation President Eduardo Li and six executives of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland. AFP PHOTO / Ezequiel BECERRA (Photo credit should read EZEQUIEL BECERRA/AFP/Getty Images)
US Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announces charges against FIFA officials at a news conference on May 27, 2015 in New York. The soccer officials arrested on Wednesday in an investigation into the FIFA governing body have corrupted the international game, Lynch said Wednesday. She spoke after Swiss authorities acting on the US indictments detained several FIFA leaders in a dawn raid in Zurich as part of a corruption probe that has rocked the sport's governing body. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
A graphic called "Sports Marketing Bribery Schemes" is displayed during a news conference announcing an indictment against nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives for racketeering, conspiracy and corruption at a news conference, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Nine of the 14 that were indicted by the Justice Department are soccer officials, while four are sports marketing executives and another works in broadcasting. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
A graphic called "The Enterprise" is displayed during a news conference announcing an indictment against nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives for racketeering, conspiracy and corruption at a news conference, Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Nine of the 14 that were indicted by the Justice Department are soccer officials, while four are sports marketing executives and another works in broadcasting. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
FIFA spokesman Walter De Gregorio arrives to give a press conference at the FIFA headquarters, on May 27, 2015 in Zurich. Swiss police on Wednesday raided a Zurich hotel to detain six top football officials as part of a US investigation into tens of millions of dollars of bribes paid to sport leaders, Swiss authorities and media reports said. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)
FIFA spokesman Walter De Gregorio gives a press conference at the FIFA headquarters, on May 27, 2015 in Zurich. Swiss police on Wednesday raided a Zurich hotel to detain six top football officials as part of a US investigation into tens of millions of dollars of bribes paid to sport leaders, Swiss authorities and media reports said. (Photo credit Fabrice Coffrini, AFP/Getty Images)
FIFA spokesman Walter De Gregorio gives a press conference at the FIFA headquarters, on May 27, 2015 in Zurich. Swiss police on Wednesday raided a Zurich hotel to detain six top football officials as part of a US investigation into tens of millions of dollars of bribes paid to sport leaders, Swiss authorities and media reports said. (Photo credit Fabrice Coffrini, AFP/Getty Images)
An FBI agent retrieves equipment from a van as he prepares to re-enter the offices of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF,) Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Miami Beach, Fla. Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
A staff waits prior to a press conference at the FIFA heaquarters on May 27, 2015 in Zurich. Swiss police on Wednesday raided a Zurich hotel to detain six top football officials as part of a US investigation into tens of millions of dollars of bribes paid to sport leaders, Swiss authorities and media reports said. (Photo credit Fabrice Coffrini, AFP/Getty Images)
FIFA Director of Communications Walter de Gregorio attends a press conference at the FIFA headquarters on May 27, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. Swiss police on Wednesday raided a Zurich hotel to detain top FIFA football officials as part of a US investigation. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)
Picture taken from a cell phone video shows hotel employees holding a blanked to hide the identity of a person led out of a side entrance of the Baur au Lac hotel to a waiting car in Zurich, Switzerland, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Six soccer officials were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid in the luxury hotel. The case involves bribes "totaling more than US$ 100 million" linked to commercial deals dating back to the 1990s for soccer tournaments in the United States and Latin America, the Swiss Federal Office of Justice said in a statement. (AP Photo/Rob Harris)
FIFA Director of Communications Walter de Gregorio reacts during a press conference at the FIFA headquarters on May 27, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. Swiss police on Wednesday raided a Zurich hotel to detain top FIFA football officials as part of a US investigation. (Photo by Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images)
FBI agents retrieve equipment from a van as they prepares to re-enter the offices of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF,) Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Miami Beach, Fla. Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
A man walks by the headquarters of the international soccer's top body FIFA in Zurich, on May 27, 2015. Swiss police raided the headquarters of FIFA in Zurich, seizing documents and data, the Swiss attorney-general's office said. The raids were part of an investigation already underway into money laundering and fraud involving FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar respectively, a statement said. (Photo credit Fabrice Coffrini, AFP/Getty Images)
A cloud is seen above the headquarters of international soccer's top body FIFA, on May 27, 2015 in Zurich. Swiss policeraided a Zurich hotel to detain six top football officials as part of a US investigation into tens of millions of dollars of bribes paid to sport leaders, Swiss authorities and media reports said. (Photo credit Fabrice Coffrini, AFP/Getty Images)
A woman walks by a logo of international soccer's top body FIFA, on May 27, 2015 at the organization's headquarters in Zurich. Swiss policeraided a Zurich hotel to detain six top football officials as part of a US investigation into tens of millions of dollars of bribes paid to sport leaders, Swiss authorities and media reports said. (Photo credit Fabrice Coffrini, AFP/Getty Images)
Media gathers outside the Hotel Baur-au-Lac where Swiss authorities conducted an early morning operation on May 27, 2015 to arrest several top soccer officials and extradite them to the United States on federal corruption charges. FIFA said it was seeking to clarify the situation after six football officials were arrested in Zurich on the request of US authorities, suspected of receiving bribes worth millions of dollars. (Photo credit AFP/Getty Images)
People stand outside the Baur au Lac hotel in Zurich, Switzerland, Wednesday, May 27, 2015 where six soccer officials were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid. The case involves bribes "totaling more than US$ 100 million" linked to commercial deals dating back to the 1990s for soccer tournaments in the United States and Latin America, the Swiss Federal Office of Justice said in a statement. (AP Photo/Rob Harris)
FIFA senior Vice President Issa Hayatou of Cameroon, third right, checka his phone outside an hotel in Zurich, Switzerland, Wednesday morning, May 27, 2015. The Swiss Federal Office of Justice said six soccer officials have been arrested and detained pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities ahead of the FIFA congress in Zurich. In a statement Wednesday the FOJ said U.S. authorities suspect the officials of having received paid bribes totaling millions of dollars. Swiss federal prosecutors also announced that they were to open criminal proceedings related to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. (AP Photo/Graham Dunbar)
The Luzhniki Stadium which will host the final of the 2018 World Cup, is under reconstruction in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. After Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings Wednesday into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko told The Associated Press "we've got nothing to hide." (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Two men talk to each other in front of the FIFA logo at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
FIFA President Joseph Blatter s attends a news conference following the FIFA Executive Committee meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, on Friday, March 20, 2015. Among many topics, the Committee discussed the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. (AP Photo/Keystone,Ennio Leanza)
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2. Though the worst storms have started to move on, the floods in Oklahoma and Texas continue to wreak havoc on its inhabitants, and the search is still on for about a dozen people who have been reported missing. Read more here.

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Vehicles are left stranded on Texas State Highway 288 in Houston, Texas on May 26, 2015. Heavy rains throught Texas put the city of Houston under massive amounts of water, closing roadways and trapping residents in their cars and buildings, according to local reports. Rainfall reached up to 11 inches (27.9cm) in some parts of the state, according to national forecasters, and the heavy rains quickly pooled over the state's already saturated soil. AFP PHOTO/AARON M. SPRECHER (Photo credit should read Aaron M. Sprecher/AFP/Getty Images)
Vehicles are left stranded on Interstate 45 in Houston, Texas on May 26, 2015. Heavy rains throught Texas put the city of Houston under massive amounts of water, closing roadways and trapping residents in their cars and buildings, according to local reports. Rainfall reached up to 11 inches (27.9cm) in some parts of the state, according to national forecasters, and the heavy rains quickly pooled over the state's already saturated soil. AFP PHOTO/AARON M. SPRECHER (Photo credit should read Aaron M. Sprecher/AFP/Getty Images)
Vehicles are left stranded on Texas State Highway 288 in Houston, Texas on May 26, 2015. Heavy rains throught Texas put the city of Houston under massive amounts of water, closing roadways and trapping residents in their cars and buildings, according to local reports. Rainfall reached up to 11 inches (27.9cm) in some parts of the state, according to national forecasters, and the heavy rains quickly pooled over the state's already saturated soil. AFP PHOTO/AARON M. SPRECHER (Photo credit should read Aaron M. Sprecher/AFP/Getty Images)
A vehicle left stranded on a flooded Interstate 45 in Houston, Texas on May 26, 2015. Heavy rains throught Texas put the city of Houston under massive ammounts of water, closing roadways and trapping residents in their cars and buildings, according to local reports. Rainfall reached up to 11 inches(27.9cm) in some parts of the state, national forecasters reported, and the heavy rains quickly pooled over the state's already saturated soil. AFP PHOTO/AARON M. SPRECHER (Photo credit should read Aaron M. Sprecher/AFP/Getty Images)
This picture taken on April 7, 2015 shows two men attempting to push a car out of floodwaters after a storm swept Changsha, central China's Hunan province. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
The wreckage of a car sits in flood waters in Biguglia on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica on March 17, 2015. Rescue teams are still looking for the driver. AFP PHOTO / PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA (Photo credit should read PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA/AFP/Getty Images)
A car wades through a flooded street during an intense rainstorm in Havana, on April 29, 2015. Two people were killed, three buildings collapsed and another 24 suffered some kind of damage due to the heavy rain that affected several sectors of Havana Wednesday. AFP PHOTO/YAMIL LAGE (Photo credit should read YAMIL LAGE/AFP/Getty Images)
Residents push a taxi along a flooded street in Acapulco, Guerrero state, Mexico, on May 2, 2015. Acapulco is flooded due to a large ocean swell. AFP PHOTO/ Pedro PARDO (Photo credit should read Pedro PARDO/AFP/Getty Images)
A car passes through floodwater on a street in Sydney as the city battles cyclonic wind gusts and non-stop downpours on April 22, 2015. Heavy rain and high winds battered Sydney and other areas for a third day causing widespread chaos, with emergency services dealing with nearly 10,000 calls for help and a 'cruise from hell' finally docking. AFP PHOTO / Peter PARKS (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)
Cars sit in floodwaters along Interstate 45 after heavy overnight rain flooded parts of the highway in Houston, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Several major highways in the Houston area are closed due to high water. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
A car drives across the partly flooded dock in Dagebuell, northern Germany, Friday, Jan. 9, 2015. Heavy storms hit Germany's coast on Friday. (AP Photo/dpa, Carsten Rehder)
A car and shopping cart are submerged in water at a flooded shopping center Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, in Healdsburg, Calif. A powerful storm churned through Northern California Thursday, knocking out power to tens of thousands and delaying commuters while soaking the region with much-needed rain. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
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3. In yet another data breach, the IRS just revealed that hackers used their website to steal information on 104,000 people as part of an elaborate scheme to claim fraudulent tax refunds. Read more here.

4. Rick Santorum is announcing his intentions to run for the 2016 Republican nomination for President, and though he surprised everyone with his success in 2012, he isn't expected to fare as well this time around. Read more here.

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DES MOINES, IA - MAY 16: Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum speaks to guests gathered for the Republican Party of Iowa's Lincoln Dinner at the Iowa Events Center on May 16, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. The event sponsored by the Republican Party of Iowa gave several Republican presidential hopefuls an opportunity to strengthen their support among Iowa Republicans ahead of the 2016 Iowa caucus. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
SCOTTSDALE, AZ - MAY 14: Former U.S. Senator and GOP Presidental hopeful Rick Santorum speaks at the RNC Luncheon during the Republican National Committee Spring Meeting at The Phoenician May 14, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Laura Segall/Getty Images)
In this photo taken Jan. 22, 2015, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum poses for photographs during the March for Life anti-abortion rally in Washington. Santorum was undoubtedly an underdog the last time around in Iowa, and even he admits most voters probably don’t remember how he rallied to kick off the 2012 presidential election with a win in the state’s lead-off caucus Four years later, he’s again an underdog. And that suits him just fine. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 10: Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) speaks during the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum at the 2015 NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits on April 10, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. The annual NRA meeting and exhibit runs through Sunday. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - MAY 03: Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) speaks during the 2013 NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits at the George R. Brown Convention Center on May 3, 2013 in Houston, Texas. More than 70,000 peope are expected to attend the NRA's 3-day annual meeting that features nearly 550 exhibitors, gun trade show and a political rally. The Show runs from May 3-5. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum signs an autograph before speaking at the Iowa Faith & Freedom 15th Annual Spring Kick Off, in Waukee, Iowa, Saturday, April 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
MT PLEASANT, SC - JANUARY 19: Republican presidential hopeful and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) holds an outdoor press conference with by Family Research Council president Tony Perkins on January 19, 2012 in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. According to certified results released on January 19, by the Iowa Republican Party, Santorum won the January 3, Iowa Republican presidential caucuses by 34 votes. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - JANUARY 06: Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (C) arrives for a 'Faith, Family and Freedom' campaign town hall meeting in the parking lot of the Belmont Hall restaurant January 6, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Santorum moved the meeting into the parking lot after the local fire marshal said there were too many people inside the restaurant and it was unsafe. After coming in second place by only eight votes behind fellow candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the Iowa Caucuses, Santorum is riding that momentum into next week's New Hampshire GOP primary. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Surrounded by his family Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum announces he is suspending his candidacy in Gettysburg, Pa., Tuesday, April 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Republican presidential candidates, from left, former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, forum moderator Frank Luntz, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former CEO of Godfather's Pizza Herman Cain and Texas Gov. Rick Perry stand on stage before the Thanksgiving Family Forum sponsored by The Family Leader, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 26: Former GOP presidential candidate and former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) (L) voices his opposition to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities during a news conference with his wife Karen Santorum (3rd L) and his daughters, Isabella and Sarah, at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill November 26, 2012 in Washington, DC. In 2008 the Santorum's eighth child, Isabella, was born and diagnosed with Edwards syndrome (Trisomy 18), a serious genetic disorder, with only a 10% chance of survival past one year old. Following the second hospitalization of Isabella in a few months, Santorum officially suspended his campaign for the presidency in June of 2012. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 26: Karen Santorum (L), wife of former GOP presidential candidate and former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA), cradles her daughter, Isabella, while participating in a news conference opposing the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill November 26, 2012 in Washington, DC. In 2008 the Santorum's eighth child, Isabella, was born and diagnosed with Edwards syndrome (Trisomy 18), a serious genetic disorder, with only a 10% chance of survival past one year old. Following the second hospitalization of Isabella in a few months, Santorum officially suspended his campaign for the presidency in June of 2012. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 26: Former GOP presidential candidate and former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) (L) adjusts his daughter Isabella's hat during a news conference where he voiced his opposition to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities with his wife Karen Santorum at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill November 26, 2012 in Washington, DC. In 2008 the Santorum's eighth child, Isabella, was born and diagnosed with Edwards syndrome (Trisomy 18), a serious genetic disorder, with only a 10% chance of survival past one year old. Following the second hospitalization of Isabella in a few months, Santorum officially suspended his campaign for the presidency in June of 2012. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
LA CROSSE, WI - MARCH 28: Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum and his daughter Elizabeth watch a fellow bowlers while bowling at South Lanes Bowling and Pizza during a campaign stop on March 28, 2012 in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Wisconsin residents will go to the polls on April 3 to vote for their choice for the Republican presidential nominee. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - MARCH 15: Presidenial candidate and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) (L) and daughter Sara Marie, 14, sit at Toro Salado restaurant March 15, 2012 in in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Santorum is on the second day of two-day campaign trip to where there are 23 GOP delegates up for grabs for the republican presidential nomination. (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - MARCH 15: (L to R) Peter, 12, Daniel, 16, and Sara Marie, 14, wait for their father, presidenial candidate and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA), to finish talking to reporters at theToro Salado restaurant March 15, 2012 in in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Santorum is on the second day of two-day campaign trip to where there are 23 GOP delegates up for grabs for the republican presidential nomination. (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - FEBRUARY 28: Rick Santorum addresses supporters as his wife Karen (L) and daughter Elizabeth Santorum (R) look on at a primary night gathering on February 28, 2012 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. ArizonVoters in Michigan and Arizona went to the polls today to pick their choice for the Republican presidential nominee. Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney won both contests. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum and his family wait for the start of a live television interview after speaking at a South Carolina Faith & Freedom Coalition Event in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, January 16, 2012. South Carolina will hold its Republican primary on January 21, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
CHARLESTON, SC - JANUARY 12: A family listens to Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum during a town hall event on January 12, 2012 in Charleston, South Carolina. Voters in South Carolina will head to the polls on January 21 to vote in the primary election for the Republican presidential candidate. (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)
AMHERST, NH - JANUARY 07: Four-year-old Audrey Stecchi of Merrimack, New Hampshire, holds a sign as she waits for the arrival of Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, with her family outside Homestead Grocery & Deli January 7, 2012 in Amherst, New Hampshire. The meet-and-greet event was moved outside after too many people had showed up and exceeded the limit of the fire regulations. Santorum continued to campaign in New Hampshire for the upcoming primary election. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
HOLLIS, NH - JANUARY 07: A supporter of Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum wears a republican party sweatshirt during a Faith, Family and Freedom town hall meeting at the Lawrence Barn on January 7, 2012 in Hollis, New Hampshire. With less than one week before the New Hampshire primary, Rick Santorum continues to campaign in New Hampshire. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
NASHUA, NH - JANUARY 09: Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a 'Faith, Family and Freedom' town hall at the Rivier College football field January 9, 2012 in Nashua, New Hampshire. Republican candidates have one final day of campaigning before New Hampshire holds its first in the nation primary tomorrow. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
KEENE, NH - JANUARY 06: Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a town hall meeting on 'Faith, Family and Freedom' January 6, 2012 in Keene, New Hampshire. Santorum continued to campaign in New Hampshire for Tuesday's primary election. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
KEENE, NH - JANUARY 06: Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum pauses as he speaks during a town hall meeting on 'Faith, Family and Freedom' January 6, 2012 in Keene, New Hampshire. Santorum continued to campaign in New Hampshire for the upcoming primary election. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
KEENE, NH - JANUARY 06: Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a town hall meeting on 'Faith, Family and Freedom' January 6, 2012 in Keene, New Hampshire. Santorum continued to campaign in New Hampshire for the upcoming primary election. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
NORTHFIELD, NH - JANUARY 05: (EDITOR'S NOTE: Sepia aesthetic attained thru through Photoshop processing) Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Sen Rick Santorum arrives at a 'Faith, Family and Freedom' Town Hall at Merrimack Valley Railroad on January 5, 2012 in Northfield, New Hampshire. Fresh off of a second place finish at the Iowa cuacus, Rick Santorum is trying to carry his momentum as he campaigns a week ahead of the New Hampshire primary. (Photo by Charles Ommanney/Getty Images)
NORTHFIELD, NH - JANUARY 05: (EDITOR'S NOTE: Sepia aesthetic attained thru through Photoshop processing) Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Sen Rick Santorum speaks during a 'Faith, Family and Freedom' Town Hall at Merrimack Valley Railroad on January 5, 2012 in Northfield, New Hampshire. Fresh off of a second place finish at the Iowa cuacus, Rick Santorum is trying to carry his momentum as he campaigns a week ahead of the New Hampshire primary. (Photo by Charles Ommanney/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - MAY 31: Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Leaders of the Republican Party spoke at the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference which hosted 1,500 delegates from across the country. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - MAY 31: Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Leaders of the Republican Party spoke at the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference which hosted 1,500 delegates from across the country. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 15: Former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., speaks at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center at National Harbor, Md., on Friday, March 15, 2013. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
MT PLEASANT, SC - JANUARY 19: Republican presidential hopeful and former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA) (C) arrives for a press conference on January 19, 2012 in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. According to certified results released on January 19, by the Iowa Republican Party, Santorum won the January 3, Iowa Republican presidential caucuses by 34 votes. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
NORTHFIELD, NH - JANUARY 05: Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen Rick Santorum meets voters during a 'Faith, Family and Freedom' Town Hall at Merrimack Valley Railroad on January 5, 2012 in Northfield, New Hampshire. Fresh off of a second place finish at the Iowa cuacus, Rick Santorum is trying to carry his momentum as he campaigns a week ahead of the New Hampshire primary. (Photo by Charles Ommanney/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - JANUARY 06: Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum arrives for a 'Faith, Family and Freedom' campaign town hall meeting in the parking lot of the Belmont Hall restaurant January 6, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Santorum moved the meeting into the parking lot after the local fire marshal said there were too many people inside the restaurant and it was unsafe. After coming in second place by only eight votes behind fellow candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the Iowa Caucuses, Santorum is riding that momentum into next week's New Hampshire GOP primary. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
BEDFORD, NH - JANUARY 06: Campaign signs for Republican presidential candidates former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney line a road January 6, 2012 in Bedford, New Hampshire. After coming in second place by only eight votes behind former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in the Iowa Caucuses, Santorum trying tio riding that momentum into next week's New Hampshire GOP primary. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, NH - JANUARY 06: University of New Hampshire student Evan West holds up a sign while demonstrating against Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum outside the Belmont Hall restaurant January 6, 2012 in Manchester, New Hampshire. West, who said he was not gay, said, 'The issue is serious, the sign is not.' After coming in second place by only eight votes behind fellow candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in the Iowa Caucuses, Santorum is riding that momentum into next week's New Hampshire GOP primary. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
NORTHFIELD, NH - JANUARY 05: Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen Rick Santorum speaks during a 'Faith, Family and Freedom' Town Hall at Merrimack Valley Railroad on January 5, 2012 in Northfield, New Hampshire. Fresh off of a second place finish at the Iowa cuacus, Rick Santorum is trying to carry his momentum as he campaigns a week ahead of the New Hampshire primary. (Photo by Charles Ommanney/Getty Images)
AMES, IA - AUGUST 13: Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) greets voters outside the Hilton Coliseum, where Iowans will vote in the Iowa Straw Poll at Iowa State University August 13, 2011 in Ames, Iowa. Nine GOP presidential candidates are competing for votes in the straw poll, an important step for gaining momentum in a crowded field of hopefuls. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WAUKEE, IA - MARCH 07: Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum speaks at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition Event, Monday March 7, 2011 in Waukee, Iowa. Five Republicans considering a run for president in 2012 presented themselves to hundreds of activists at the event. (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 07: SENATE GOP LEADERS--Senate GOP Conference Chairman Rick Santorum, R-Pa., Senate Energy Chairman Pete V. Domenici, R-N.M., Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn., and Senate Finance Chairman Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, talk to the media in the Ohio Clock Corridor after the GOP policy luncheon. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 01: CORPORATE TAXATION REVISION--Chairman Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, ranking Democrat Max Baucus, D-Mont., Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., Sen. Don Nickles, R-Okla., Sen. Trent Lott, R-Miss., Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., and Sen. Craig Thomas, R-Wyo., huddle before the Senate Finance Committee markup of legislation that would overhaul the corporate tax code to meet World Trade Organization (WTO) objections to some provisions in current tax law that the WTO views as an illegal subsidy. According to a committee spokesperson, they were discussing how to deal with the corporate-owned life insurance issue. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MAY 08: ECONOMIC GROWTH PLAN--Senate Finance Chairman Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., consult before the markup of draft legislation that would implement the administration's proposed economic growth plan. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MAY 23: TRADE BILL--Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., Sen. Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, R-Miss., Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., Sen. Don Nickles, R-Okla., obscured, and Sen. Phil Gramm, R-Texas, during a news conference celebrating the imminent passage of the trade bill in the Senate. On the table are products representing products that they say will be helped by the bill. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - MARCH 04: GOP UNITY ON BBA -- Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., and Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, R-Miss., walk down Senate steps with other Repuiblicans in a show of unity on the Balanced Budget Amendment. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 15: CAMPAIGN FINANCE--Sens. Bob Bennett, R-Utah, Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Rick Santorum, R-Pa., during a news conference on their campaign finance bill. (Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images)
Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., is seen during a news conference at the 30th Street Post Office in Philadelphia on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2006. Santorum will face Democratic challenger Pennsylvania State Treasurer Bob Casey in this falls midterm elections. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
U.S. Senator Rick Santorum, R-Pa., appears before supporters in Pittsburgh to concede to Democrat Bob Casey Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
U.S. Senator Rick Santorum, R-Pa., and his brother Dan Santorum, left, make calls to get out the vote from his campaign headquarters in Pittsburgh Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006. Santorum is being challenged by Democrat Bob Casey. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
U.S. Senator Rick Santorum, R-Pa., talks with a campaign volunteer outside the Republican headquarters in downtown Meadville, Pa., Monday, Nov. 6, 2006.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., right, speaks to supporters at a rally in Lancaster, Pa., Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006. Standing left is Santorum's wife Karen Santorum and their daughter Sarah. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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