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Karen Santorum at a glance

Republican presidential candidate former PennsylvaniSen. Rick Santorum left speaks as his wife Karen looks during South CarolinRepublican presidential primary night

Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, left, speaks as his wife, Karen, looks on during a South Carolina Republican presidential primary night rally at the Citadel, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, in Charleston, S.C. Santorum says it's a "wide open race" for the GOP nomination, even after finishing a distant third in Saturday's primary. He'd hoped to build momentum from a late victory in the Iowa caucuses. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

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Name: Karen Santorum

Age: 51

From: Pittsburgh

Education: Studied nursing at Duquesne University; law at University of Pittsburgh

How long been married: 22 years.

How met: Santorum recruited her to his law firm while she was a law student

No. of kids: 7



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