Candidates spar before key Miss., Ala. primaries
Published 03/11/2012, Associated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum on Sunday nudged rival Newt Gingrich to step aside, arguing a head-to-head contest between himself and Mitt Romney should "occur sooner rather than later." A defiant Gingrich predicted victories in Tuesday's primaries in Alabama and Mississippi and called Romney the weakest GOP front-runner in nearly a century.Word count: 916
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