Rick Santorum

SANTORUM vows to cut taxes, regulations, spending

By at February 25, 2012 | 12:08 am

SANTORUM vows to cut taxes, regulations, spending

LINCOLN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Republican Rick Santorum vowed Friday to cut government spending, regulations and entitlement programs during his first 100 days in office if elected president. Santorum told Michigan voters that social welfare programs have made millions of Americans dependent on government for the kind of help that churches and civic groups used to ... Go To Article

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ELECTION 2012:: William Doré is Rick Santorum’s million-dollar mystery man – Wash Wire – WSJ

By at February 25, 2012 | 12:04 am

ELECTION 2012:: William Doré is Rick Santorum’s million-dollar mystery man – Wash Wire – WSJ

William Doré is Rick Santorum’s million-dollar mystery man. Without fanfare–or even so much as a brief explanation–the Louisiana energy executive became one of the largest campaign donors of this election cycle. His $1 million contribution to the Super PAC supporting Mr. Santorum, logged on Jan. 11, amounts to more than one-third of the money collected by the ... Go To Article

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SANTORUM gets more good news in the Midwest – CBS News

By at February 24, 2012 | 10:25 am

SANTORUM gets more good news in the Midwest – CBS News

Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum is getting some good news this week out of the Rust Belt, a region that is expected to play a critical role in the 2012 election. The Red, White and Blue Fund (RWB Fund), a super PAC backing Santorum, announced Friday it's spending $257,000 to buy ad time in Ohio, a key swing state. The investment comes a week and a half ... Go To Article

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STRASSEL:: Santorum—Moralizer in Chief? – WSJ

By at February 24, 2012 | 12:25 am

STRASSEL:: Santorum—Moralizer in Chief? – WSJ

Asked at the close of Wednesday's Arizona debate what the biggest "misconception" about him is in this primary, Rick Santorum acknowledged voters worry he can't "defeat Barack Obama." Give the man credit for a little awareness. Only it's not a misconception, at least not now. The former senator has a potentially fatal general-election liability on social issues. His ... Go To Article

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PAUL A. GIGOT:: Santorum Takes a Bush Beating – WSJ

By at February 24, 2012 | 12:20 am

PAUL A. GIGOT:: Santorum Takes a Bush Beating – WSJ

By PAUL A. GIGOT One reason so few Senators have become presidents over the decades is that they compile a voting record that is easy to attack. As Wednesday's CNN debate made clear, the votes that Rick Santorum cast during the Bush years in Washington have become his main liability in the GOP presidential race. Mitt Romney and Ron Paul both pounded the former ... Go To Article

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ELECTION 2012:: What will happen if Mitt Romney wins Michigan? – WaPo

By at February 24, 2012 | 12:18 am

ELECTION 2012:: What will happen if Mitt Romney wins Michigan? – WaPo

DETROIT — For the past week, much of the focus of the Republican presidential race has centered on the consequences Mitt Romney will face if he loses Michigan’s primary. After a debate in Arizona on Wednesday, the question should be: What will happen if he wins his home state? Polls in Michigan show a tight race between Romney and former senator Rick Santorum ... Go To Article

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ELECTION 2012:: Romney woos tea partyers, Santorum seeks cash as bitter debate propels them into Mich., Ariz. – WaPo

By at February 23, 2012 | 9:40 am

ELECTION 2012:: Romney woos tea partyers, Santorum seeks cash as bitter debate propels them into Mich., Ariz. – WaPo

MESA, Ariz. — Launched by a bitter debate, Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney are powering into a crucial stretch of Republican primaries and caucuses, one man badly needing money and the other anxious to win over conservative voters. Romney was turning his focus Thursday to tea partyers in Michigan, his birthplace, where cash-strapped Santorum is waging an unexpectedly ... Go To Article

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ELECTION 2012:: Nine Takeaways From the Arizona Debate – RCP

By at February 23, 2012 | 9:30 am

ELECTION 2012:: Nine Takeaways From the Arizona Debate – RCP

MESA, Ariz. -- They needled each other for the better part of two hours, ran roughshod over the moderator, and occasionally bent the facts to suit their narrative, but when the 20th Republican presidential debate of 2012 ended Wednesday night neither Mitt Romney nor Rick Santorum had done much to alter the arc of this unpredictable campaign. Then again, in this ... Go To Article

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ELECTION 2012:: The Grilling of Rick Santorum – FrontPage Magazine

By at February 23, 2012 | 12:10 am

ELECTION 2012:: The Grilling of Rick Santorum – FrontPage Magazine

This week, the press has had a field day with Rick Santorum. It’s taken this long mainly because Santorum has only been relevant for the last five minutes or so – or at least since the forces of Mitt Romney carved up Newt Gingrich like a turkey dinner. Once the digging started, it didn’t stop for Santorum. Matt Drudge headlined a 2008 speech in which Santorum ... Go To Article

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ELECTION 2012:: Conservative pundits come to Rick Santorum’s defense – POLITICO

By at February 23, 2012 | 12:07 am

ELECTION 2012:: Conservative pundits come to Rick Santorum’s defense – POLITICO

Rick Santorum’s conservative defenders among the opinion elite insist that he’s not the fire-and-brimstone, revival-tent caricature his opponents are making him out to be. He’s an authentic conservative, and that’s why his critics fear him, they say. But those same defenders also struggle with the tension of wishing Santorum would sometimes give his critics ... Go To Article

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