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Rick Santorum speaks at Tea Party Convention Sunday

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum spoke at the Tea Party Convention Sunday afternoon.

Santorum served as US Senator representing Pennsylvania in 1995-2007 and was the Senate's third-ranking Republican 2001-2007. He also ran as a candidate for the 2012 Republican Party presidential nomination.

Santorum served eight years on the Senate Armed Services Committee where he led the fight before the attacks of September 11, 2001 to transform our military from a Cold War force to meet today's threats, according to the campaign site.

Santorum said Sunday, "If we don't have the courage to take on the toughest issues of the day, then how do we expect people to vote for us."

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