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Santorum Campaign Responds To Dutch Euthanasia Outrage

Rick Santorum has drawn fire for controversial statements about assisted suicide in the Netherlands. In an impromptu interview with Dutch television station RTL4, Santorum press secretary Alice Stewart offered no explanation for Santorum's use of outdated and exaggerated figures on the number of assisted suicide deaths in the country, which has spurred outrage in The Netherlands. Stewart's defense: the former Pennsylvania Senator is "a strong pro-life person."

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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