Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Southern strategies

Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich are battling for delegates in the southern states of Alabama and Mississippi on Tuesday.
Rick Santorum, Mitt Romney, and Newt Gingrich are battling for delegates in the southern states of Alabama and Mississippi on Tuesday.

Mitt Romney is celebrating his pre-primary 65th birthday in Mobile, Ala. with comedian Jeff Foxworthy, famous for his "you might be a redneck" jokes.

His rivals for the Republican nomination, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich will be in both Alabama and Mississippi, trying to drum up votes before the polls open Tuesday, March 13, 2012.

Hawaii holds its presidential caucuses on the same day.

You can see our complete record of fact-checks on Romney, Santorum and Gingrich here.