Rick Santorum to Suspend Campaign: Watch Press Conference Live

 Here's some expected breaking news that leaves Mitt Romney very much the presumptive nominee. Via the Washington Post:

Rick Santorum will announce Tuesday that he is suspending his presidential campaign, all but bringing to a close the 2012 GOP presidential contest and formally handing the nomination to Mitt Romney, according to an official close to the campaign.

And here's a tweet from Donna Brazile:


You can watch the live coverage here, via MSNBC. Stay tuned for more analysis later today.

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AlterNet / By Staff

Posted at April 10, 2012, 8:23am