santorm en MTSU Poll Gives Santorum Commanding Lead in Tenn. <p>NASHVILLE,&nbsp;Tenn. (AP/WMOT)&nbsp;&nbsp;Presidential candidate Rick Santorum says he&rsquo;s undaunted that most Tennessee Republican leaders have chosen not to endorse him for the nomination.&nbsp;</p><p>The former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania told reporters after a speech at the Temple Baptist Church in Powell&nbsp;Wednesday that as the &quot;insurgent candidate,&quot; he doesn&#39;t expect to draw the support of&nbsp;GOP establishment.</p><p>But Santorum expressed confidence he will carry Tennessee and other states holding their primaries on Super Tuesday.</p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 19:09:33 +0000 Mike Osborne 7969 at