Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.), who'd languished in the back of the GOP presidential pack, finished just eight votes behind Mitt Romney in Tuesday's critical Iowa caucuses. Now, the sweater-vest-sporting conservative is trying to parlay his momentum into a real run at the nomination. But can his Bush-like foreign policy platform, problematic economic plan, and history of controversial statements survive scrutiny?
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