Former Sen. Rick Santorum told Greta Van Susteren on tonight's "On The Record" that he's going to make a big announcement about his plans for the 2016 election on May 27 in Butler, Pennsylvania.

"That's where I grew up. I grew up in Butler," Santorum explained.

He said that he knew he was an underdog when he ran for president in 2012, and if he enters the 2016 race, he knows he will be an underdog once again.

Are you going to emphasize social issues more or less than you did in 2012 if you run? Greta asked.

"I wrote a book last year called 'Blue Collar Conservative,' and I talked about the importance of making ourselves globally competitive in manufacturing, so we can get working men and women the ability to rise in society, the 74 percent who don't have a college degree," Santorum said.

"But I'm also going to talk about the importance of family," he added, explaining that he believes that one of the principle reasons for the lack of economic opportunity for many is the breakdown of the family.

"Talking about what we can do to strengthen that family structure is certainly going to be part of the campaign."

Watch Santorum's "On The Record" appearance above.


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