and was beaten by Santorum soundly last night. Mittens still has a formidable lead on the delegate count, but chinks in the GOP armor are definitely visible. http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/BGVTTOP-BNALL-BNSTAFF-BNTEAMS/2012/02/07/id/428753 A resurgent Rick Santorum won Minnesota's Republican caucuses with ease Tuesday night, relegating GOP front-runner Mitt Romney to a distant third-place finish that raised fresh questions about his ability to attract ardent conservatives at the core of the party's political base. Santorum was victorious, as well, in a nonbinding Missouri primary that was worth bragging rights but no delegates. "Conservatism is alive and well in Missouri and Minnesota!" Santorum told cheering supporters in St. Charles, Mo. Challenging his rival, he declared that on issues ranging from health care to "Wall Street bailouts, Mitt Romney has the same positions as Barack Obama." Read more on Newsmax.com: Santorum Wins Big, Romney Stalls Important: Do You Support Pres. Obama's Re-Election? Vote Here Now!