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Santorum announces support from former Romney-backer, Ohio AG Mike DeWine

Chris Moody, Yahoo News
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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Friday from the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus that he is switching his endorsement for the GOP presidential nomination from Mitt Romney to Rick Santorum.

"You have to give people a reason to believe that  under your leadership, America will be better.  Rick Santorum  has done that.  Sadly, Governor Romney has not," DeWine said in a statement.

Santorum has a seven percentage point lead over Romney in the state, according to the Real Clear Politics polling average.

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