Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum speaks to guests gathered at the Point of Grace Church for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition 2015 Spring Kickoff on April 25, 2015 in Waukee, Iowa.
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Answers to the most Googled questions about Rick Santorum

On Wednesday evening, Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum on Wednesday launched his a campaign for president in 2016. This is Santorum’s second bid for the White House – he previously ran and lost the race for the GOP presidential nomination in 2012.

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As Americans get acquainted with the new slate of presidential candidates running in 2016, they’re turning to Google to get the information they need. Here are the most Googled questions about Rick Santorum on May 27, the day he announced his campaign – and, we’ve helpfully provided the answers, too. Data about most-searched questions was provided by Google’s media team.

1. How old is Rick Santorum?

Santorum is 57 years old. He was born May 10, 1958.

2. How many children does Rick Santorum have?

Santorum and his wife, Karen, have seven living children. Another son, Gabriel, was born prematurely in 1996 and died in the hospital shortly thereafter.  Their youngest daughter, Isabella, was born in 2008.

3. Where is Rick Santorum from?

Santorum was born in Winchester, Virginia, and also lived briefly in West Virginia, but was raised primarily in Pennsylvania. He also got his undergraduate degree at Penn State University, a master’s in business administration at the University of Pittsburgh, and a law degree from Penn State’s Dickinson Law School – further cementing his Pennsylvania roots.

4. Who is Rick Santorum?

Rick Santorum is a conservative Republican politician from Pennsylvania, who was formerly a member of the House of Representative and a member of the U.S. Senate.

5. Is Rick Santorum running for President?

Yes, Rick Santorum is running for president. This is his second try – he previously ran for president in 2012 and lost the race for the Republican nomination.

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Answers to the most Googled questions about Rick Santorum