Iowa Caucus 2012: The Candidates’ Positions on the 4 Main Issues

Rick Santorum

Job Creation: Rick Santorum supports cutting taxes to encourage entrepreneurship, removing regulatory burdens, and expanding energy exploration.

Housing: Santorum would phase out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's government-backed role in mortgages and home ownership within five years.

Tax Reform: Santorum supports a 0% corporate tax and opposes any national sales tax. He also would repeal corporate and estate taxes.

Government Spending: Supports a constitutional amendment to balance the budget and cut government spending to 18% of GDP. He would cut corporate taxes for manufacturers and restructure entitlements.

Job Creation: Rick Santorum supports cutting taxes to encourage entrepreneurship, removing regulatory burdens, and expanding…

Rick Santorum