Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum listens during a presidential debate Oct. 11 at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.
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Born in the spring of 1958, former Sen. Rick Santorum — the son of a psychologist and a nurse — was the second of three children in a Catholic family. The Pennsylvania Republican spent most of his childhood in the Pittsburgh suburbs.
Colorado’s legislative leaders talked about job growth and cutting government red tape in their annual forum previewing the upcoming legislative session. Lawmakers also pledged to put the partisan rancor of congressional and statehouse redistricting behind them. KUNC’s State Capitol report Bente Birkeland examines how things will likely play out with fellow state house reporters.
A task force charged with analyzing whether the state created worker's compensation company should privatize has even more questions than when it first began examining the plan. The group held its second meeting on Thursday.