Amid Rumors About Campaign’s Future, Santorum Sets News Conference

Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum is supposed to be holding a news conference in Gettysburg, Pa., within the next few minutes as reports circulate that he will suspend his bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.

The Washington Post, ABC News, NBC News and CNN are saying he will put his campaign on hold — often a not-so-veiled way of stepping out.

According to Politico, “Santorum’s staffers won’t say whether he will remain in the race, as he prepares for his first event since leaving the trail for the Easter holiday and to spend time with his hospitalized daughter.”

We will update this post as the story develops.

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