Rick Santorum Holds Press Conference To Announce Presidential Campaign

06.06.11 | Sarah Harnisch

  Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum is joining the race for the White House today. At a press conference in Somerset, P.A., the Pennsylvania Republican is expected to officially announce that he plans to seek the GOP presidential nomination in 2012. Santorum will join a growing list of GOP White House hopefuls.  Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Texas Congressman Ron Paul, Georgia businessman Herman Cain and former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty have already announced their candidacy. Sarah Palin says there's a 50/50 chance she'll jump in.