Santorum wins North Dakota caucuses: 3 for him, 3 for Romney

Santorum wins North Dakota caucuses: 3 for him, 3 for Romney

March 6th, 2012 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), in Washington, Tuesday, March 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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LAURIE KELLMAN

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rick Santorum has won North Dakota's Republican presidential caucuses, adding to his wins in Tennessee and Oklahoma.

Rival Mitt Romney has also won three state contests - Massachusetts, Virginia and Vermont. The two are battling in a close race for Ohio. A total of 10 states are voting on Super Tuesday.

Earlier, Newt Gingrich won the GOP contest in his home state of Georgia.