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Santorum: 'No one gave us a chance'

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GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum blasted frontrunner Mitt Romney on Sunday morning, saying his inability to close out the nomination showed “real weakness” and cautioning the media not to write off his own campaign.

When asked by CNN host Candy Crowley on “State of the Union” if Santorum's inability to secure enough signatures in some states to get on the ballot was a sign of poor management skills, the former Pennsylvania senator dismissed the question, calling it "pretty funny," and questioned Romney's strength with the base.

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Santorum said his campaign has won 10 states even though he has been outspent 10 to 1, and said it's "amazing we're on as many states as we are."

"No one gave us a chance, we didn't have any of the resources that any of these other candidates had," he said. "And yet because of our organizational ability, our ability to take limited resources and turn them into votes and winning 10 states, that's amazing.

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