Santorum wins Kansas caucus

Rick Santorum has picked up a solid caucus win in Kansas today as he rushes to block Mitt Romney's Republican presidential nomination march.

In the latest contest of the Republican presidential race, Christian conservative Santorum won Kansas after Romney took sweeping wins thousands of miles away in Pacific US territories Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.

With 63% of the ballots counted in Kansas, Santorum was leading with 53% of the vote, compared to 17% for Romney, 16% for Newt Gingrich, and 13% for Ron Paul.

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