In this photo taken on May 21, 2015, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in Oklahoma City.

Republican Rick Santorum launching second White House run

The 57-year-old Republican scored a surprising second-place finish in the race for the GOP presidential nomination four years ago.

Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson

Abrahamson appeals order allowing her to be replaced

Abrahamson on Wednesday filed an appeal to the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals of a decision earlier this month that allowed Justice Patie…