On the Iowa Trail with Rick Santorum

ABC News spends the day with the GOP candidate on a marathon campaign day.
2:55 | 11/23/11

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-- appreciate your good news it was it what. It's 6:30 AM in west Burlington Iowa and Rick Santorum got his first event of the day. A radio interview while -- -- is just starting to rise he then hops into the back of a supporters van. -- -- staffer had to run back to the hotel. Before jumping out to get to at 7:30 AM practice town hall. -- -- Yeah so much for being. He then gives his pitch to the morning crowd. -- -- It's one -- repeat over and over during this marathon day but people are signing has information cards. -- people contact. And try to close the deal. Besides barnstorming Iowa he still has little name recognition in the Hawkeye State. Friendly personable and yes funny as -- there -- -- days. -- -- hit the former Pennsylvania said there is nothing like that sometimes angry candidate he scenes on keeping. His twenty year old daughter Elizabeth is often -- side on the trail she tries to make sure her dad sleeps and -- -- -- -- It's just. We aren't. -- -- people in the evening. Santorum thinks the next and final movement will be kids. That momentum will bring him victory on January 3. What I like -- -- the boomlet. Sure would have liked to have the opportunity -- -- the best time to get that news when it matters when people start. It's traditional for every candidate wants to win the caucuses to hit that state hard at this time it's only Santorum. Holding 67. 88 sometimes nine events that debt. We'll see whether that whether campaigns have changed and whether whether Iowa's change. And I think we're pretty good test case on the. It's have been out of godfathers -- and Knoxville Iowa mark senator -- seven events of the day and a thirteen hour. If -- breakneck pace but he thinks is the key to winning the -- We need a lot of help and we're -- Then the candidate walks back into the night to go back to his hotel and -- -- all over again in Knoxville Iowa she shot -- ABC news.

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