Who’s the best conservative in 2012? Candidates make their pitches
Three Republican presidential candidates are making their case to conservatives in Washington Friday on why they are the party’s best choice. Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich are speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference , also known as CPAC to tell conservatives who they should support. Marion County Republican Party Vice Chairwoman Angie Boyton talks about CPAC and what it will mean for the GOP presidential candidate field, as well as Florida voters.
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