FORA.tv Speaker - Rick Santorum
Rick Santorum served as the Congressman from Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District from 1991 to 1995 and as the Commonwealth's junior United States Senator from 1995 to 2007. From 2001 to 2007, Senator Santorum served as the Chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, the third highest ranking member of the Republican leadership and the highest ranking Pennsylvanian to serve in Washington in over three decades.
While representing Pennsylvania in Washington, Santorum spearheaded the passage of a wide-range of legislation such as the landmark Welfare Reform Act, Partial-Birth Abortion Act, Health Savings Accounts, and the Iran Freedom and Support Act. He served on several important committees, including the Senate Armed Services Committee for 8 years and the Senate Finance Committee, which oversees all healthcare legislation, for 6 years.
Santorum is now a Senior Fellow with the Ethics and Public Policy Center and President of Mpower Media.
11.09.09 | 01:06:24 min
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