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Rick Santorum Wanted To Spend On Education

Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum criticized the President as a “snob” today for saying everyone should go to college. But Rick Santorum once touted himself as a champion of education spending, the snapshots below come from official 2006 Rick Santorum campaign literature and his 2006 website.

1. Supported Headstart: He’s now against

2. Worked with Joe Lieberman for more affordable college: Now says it’s not for everyone

3. Voted for record public school funding: Now is a proponent for homeschooling.

4. Supported Pell Grants: Now supports cuts to the program

5. Supported No Child Left Behind: Now says it was a mistake

6. Worked to increase access to college: Now says not everyone should go to college

8. Santorum in 2002 “I voted for every Headstart funding increase.”: Now calls the program a failure

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
Contact Andrew Kaczynski at andrew.kaczynski@buzzfeed.com
 
 
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