Rick Santorum admits his campaign may be coming to a close

Rick Santorum Admits His Campaign May Be Coming to a Close
Rick Santorum Admits His Campaign May Be Coming to a Close

Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum admitted Sunday his race may be approaching its final hour.

He told USA Today and The Des Moines Register, "You reach a point when you realize that you aren't going to accomplish what you're going to accomplish and you have to look out for the greater good."

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Yet, he also said he didn't need to win in Iowa to continue his campaign, only to "finish ahead of the pack that's sitting in single digits."

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So, is that likely? Ben Carson is the most popular candidate still in single digits. In the latest Fox News poll, he leads Santorum by 6 points. But in the most recent CBS poll, he leads by only 4.

Beyond Iowa, though, Santorum ranks last in a Real Clear Politics average of statewide polls.

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