Rick Santorum

ELECTION 2012:: In Missouri, the G.O.P. Fight for Delegates Enters Round 2 (Post-Beauty Contest) – NYTimes

By at March 17, 2012 | 12:05 am

ELECTION 2012:: In Missouri, the G.O.P. Fight for Delegates Enters Round 2 (Post-Beauty Contest) – NYTimes

BRUNSWICK, Mo. — Mitt Romney and his advisers pride themselves on vigorously pursuing every delegate in every corner of the country in their quest to secure the Republican presidential nomination. That was not the case here at the Railyard Steakhouse, where Republicans convened their Chariton County caucus on Thursday evening. They voted to pledge their full share of ... Go To Article

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RICK SANTORUM turns to secretive group for money muscle – POLITICO

By at March 16, 2012 | 9:45 am

RICK SANTORUM turns to secretive group for money muscle – POLITICO

Rick Santorum can’t keep up the fight against Mitt Romney with momentum alone: He needs cash and organization. Santorum may have found his best shot at both in a secretive club of some of the right’s richest and most powerful players. Its members have been credited with solidifying the rise of George W. Bush’s Republican presidential campaign in 2000 and working ... Go To Article

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PUERTO RICO:: Santorum says English is ‘condition’ for statehood – AP

By at March 15, 2012 | 9:53 am

PUERTO RICO:: Santorum says English is ‘condition’ for statehood – AP

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Rick Santorum says making English an official language should be a "condition" of statehood for Puerto Rico. Santorum said Thursday that the island would also have to make sure English is spoken "universally." The Republican presidential candidate told a Puerto Rican newspaper in an interview this week that English would have to be the ... Go To Article

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ROMNEY-SANTORUM Duel Poses Test for Republicans in Obama’s State – Bloomberg

By at March 15, 2012 | 9:36 am

ROMNEY-SANTORUM Duel Poses Test for Republicans in Obama’s State – Bloomberg

In Illinois, long a domain for mainstream Republican politicians, Mitt Romney counts on strong support for his party’s presidential nomination. Yet the former Republican governor of Massachusetts, who has carried other major Midwestern industrial states in the party’s 2012 primaries by 1- and 3-percentage-point margins, faces another close contest with rival Rick ... Go To Article

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ELECTION 2012:: Romney matches Santorum’s gains in delegates

By at March 14, 2012 | 9:37 am

ELECTION 2012:: Romney matches Santorum’s gains in delegates

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rick Santorum won Republican presidential primaries in Alabama and Mississippi but he didn't gain any ground in the race for delegates against frontrunner Mitt Romney. Romney wiped out Santorum's gains by winning caucuses in Hawaii and American Samoa Tuesday. For the day, Romney added at least 41 delegates and Santorum won at least 35. Newt Gingrich ... Go To Article

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WINS in South for SANTORUM – WSJ

By at March 14, 2012 | 12:58 am

WINS in South for SANTORUM – WSJ

By PATRICK O'CONNOR And SARA MURRAY Rick Santorum won the Republican presidential primaries in Alabama and Mississippi Tuesday, solidifying his claim to be the favored candidate of the party's conservative base and the main challenger to front-runner Mitt Romney. Rick Santorum, with supporters in Lafayette, La., won primaries in Alabama and Mississippi, boosting his ... Go To Article

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ELECTION 2012:: Santorum’s Southern Comfort – WSJ

By at March 13, 2012 | 10:25 pm

ELECTION 2012:: Santorum’s Southern Comfort – WSJ

You can't say Republicans aren't making their nomination battle interesting—even if some party elders might use that word in the sense of the Chinese curse. GOP voters handed Rick Santorum victories in Alabama and Mississippi Tuesday that solidify his claim to be the main challenger to Mitt Romney. The victories are all the more striking because Mr. Santorum had ... Go To Article

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SANTORUM WINS GOP primary in ALABAMA | WashEx

By at March 13, 2012 | 7:43 pm

SANTORUM WINS GOP primary in ALABAMA | WashEx

• Mississippi results • Alabama results • Hawaii results Rick Santorum has won Alabama's Republican presidential primary. The former Pennsylvania senator edged rivals Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney to capture the Deep South state. Mississippi remains a close race, with Santorum edging slightly ahead. The state is still too close to call. Evangelicals ... Go To Article

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ROBERT COSTA:: Southern Scramble – NRO

By at March 13, 2012 | 10:35 am

ROBERT COSTA:: Southern Scramble – NRO

Whatever the outcome, Republicans in Mississippi and Alabama will shake up the GOP presidential race today. Newt Gingrich could find new life, or he could face a difficult decision. Rick Santorum will be looking for a Dixie boost, as will Mitt Romney, who has struggled in southern primaries. With so many dynamics at play, the final tallies are important, but they are ... Go To Article

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JAY COST:: A Preview of Today’s Southern Super Tuesday

By at March 13, 2012 | 10:05 am

JAY COST:: A Preview of Today’s Southern Super Tuesday

Today is a relatively big day in the GOP nomination battle -- with caucuses in American Samoa and Hawaii and primaries in Alabama and Mississippi. The main story is in the South, though. And although this Southern Super Tuesday has relatively few delegates at stake – just 84 are up for grabs between the Alabama and Mississippi primaries – it will likely attract a good ... Go To Article

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