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The PA presidential primary takes off in earnest today with multiple events (see UPDATE) by Rick Santorum and one evening one by Mitt Romney. Their schedules are after the jump:
Tuesday, April 10:
7:30am ET: Senator Santorum will appear with Larry and John on KDKA radio in Pittsburgh, PA.
9:07am ET: Senator Santorum will appear with Sue Henry on WILK radio in Scranton, PA.
9:30am ET: Senator Santorum will hold a "Rally for Rick" in Bedford, PA.
Bedford County Sportsmen's Club
210 Fresno Road
12:30pm ET: Senator Santorum will law students at his alma mater, the Penn State Dickinson School of Law in Carlisle, PA.
Penn State Dickinson School of Law
Lewis Katz Hall
Apfelbaum Family Courtroom & Auditorium
333 West South Street
The campaign has cancelled its first two events of the day to allow Rick, Karen and Bella to settle in at home. To make up for the morning events, the campaign is adding a campaign stop in Gettysburg, PA at 2 pm and the remainder of the day's public and private events will continue as originally planned."
Tuesday, April 10:
2:00pm ET: Senator Santorum will hold an event in Gettysburg, PA.
Thaddeus Stevens Room
One Lincoln Square
7:15pm ET: Senator Santorum and Dr. James Dobson will take part in an "American Heartland Conversation on Faith, Family, and American Values" in Lancaster, PA.
Lancaster Bible College
Good Shepherd Chapel
901 Eden Road
Wednesday, April 11:
12:30pm ET: Senator Santorum will hold a town hall meeting in Camden, DE.
200 East Camden-Wyoming Avenue
8:00pm ET: Senator Santorum will participate in the "Red Meat Tour" with Philadelphia radio personality Chris Stigall in Trevose, PA.
2400 Old Lincoln Highway
Thursday, April 12:
2:20pm ET: Senator Santorum will appear on Governor Mike Huckabee's nationally syndicated radio show.
7:00pm ET: Senator Santorum and Karen Santorum will participate in the Westmoreland County, PA Republican Party Spring Dinner in Greensburg, PA.
6153 Route 30
Friday, April 13:
1:30pm CT: Senator Santorum will address the National Rifle Association's annual conference in St. Louis, MO.
701 Convention Plaza
St. Louis, MO
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Event: Governor Romney Attends Campaign Event in Wilmington
When: 5:55 PM EDT
Location: RC Fabricators
824 N. Locust Street
Pre-Set Time: Press Must Be Set By 3:15 PM EDT
Event: Governor Romney Addresses the Chester County GOP
When: 7:30 PM EDT
Location: Mendenhall Inn
Route 52Mendenhall, Pennsylvania