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#Republican Party

# republican-party - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Gingrich admits defeat in Republicans' Nevada caucuses
# US 2012
# US 2012

Gingrich admits defeat in Republicans' Nevada caucuses

Feb 4th 2012, 3:23 PM 1,499 Views 0 Comments

Newt Gingrich says he’s simply hoping for a good second place, but admits that Ron Paul could push him close there too.

# republican-party - Friday 3 February, 2012

Donald Trump endorses Romney's bid for Republican nod
# US 2012
# US 2012

Donald Trump endorses Romney's bid for Republican nod

Feb 3rd 2012, 12:46 PM 1,366 Views 14 Comments

The backing of the celebrity magnate may mean millions more in Mitt Romney’s coffers – but Trump won’t rule himself out yet.

# republican-party - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Romney takes Florida as women ditch Gingrich
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney takes Florida as women ditch Gingrich

Feb 1st 2012, 7:27 AM 1,517 Views 13 Comments

Mitt Romney routed the other candidates in the winner-takes-all primary and took the opportunity to get digs in at both Obama and Europe.

# republican-party - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Romney holds advantage over Gingrich as Florida votes in Republican primary
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney holds advantage over Gingrich as Florida votes in Republican primary

Jan 31st 2012, 9:51 AM 886 Views 2 Comments

The battle to face Barack Obama in the autumn presidential election steps up a gear as the sunshine state holds its primary today.

# republican-party - Friday 27 January, 2012

Aggressive Romney slams Gingrich in final pre-Florida debate
# US 2012
# US 2012

Aggressive Romney slams Gingrich in final pre-Florida debate

Jan 27th 2012, 10:51 AM 1,383 Views 5 Comments

Romney called on Gingrich to apologise for a controversial ad on immigration and mocked his desire to put a human colony on the moon.

# republican-party - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Castro on US presidential hopefuls: 'A contest of idiocy and ignorance'
# US 2012
# US 2012

Castro on US presidential hopefuls: 'A contest of idiocy and ignorance'

Jan 26th 2012, 1:09 PM 2,068 Views 16 Comments

The former Cuban leader has slammed the Republican Party candidates vying for the nomination to face Barack Obama in the autumn.

# republican-party - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Disclosures reveal Mitt Romney pays lower taxes than the average American
# The Taxman
# The Taxman

Disclosures reveal Mitt Romney pays lower taxes than the average American

Jan 24th 2012, 9:30 AM 1,781 Views 21 Comments

One of the frontrunners for the Republican nomination for the US presidency has released his tax returns and they make for interesting reading…

# republican-party - Monday 23 January, 2012

Son of US presidential hopeful Ron Paul detained at airport
# Airport Security
# Airport Security

Son of US presidential hopeful Ron Paul detained at airport

Jan 23rd 2012, 7:33 PM 7,284 Views 24 Comments

Rand Paul refused to accept a pat-down search from security officials.

# republican-party - Friday 20 January, 2012

As polls narrow Gingrich launches attack on media ahead of Carolina vote
# US 2012
# US 2012

As polls narrow Gingrich launches attack on media ahead of Carolina vote

Jan 20th 2012, 10:47 AM 1,105 Views 11 Comments

The final debate ahead of the South Carolina primary vote on Saturday took place last night with polls showing frontrunner Mitt Romney is under pressure.

# republican-party - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Rick Perry drops out of presidential race ahead of Carolina primary
# US 2012
# US 2012

Rick Perry drops out of presidential race ahead of Carolina primary

Jan 19th 2012, 4:28 PM 2,184 Views 10 Comments

The Texas governor is the latest to drop out of the race for the White House, giving his backing to Newt Gingrich.

# republican-party - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

US 2012: Did Rick Santorum actually beat Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus?
# Santorum Surge
# Santorum Surge

US 2012: Did Rick Santorum actually beat Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucus?

Jan 18th 2012, 2:37 PM 2,638 Views 4 Comments

The pair were separated by just eight votes after an initial count earlier this month.

# republican-party - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Romney comes under attack at pre-South Carolina Republican debate
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney comes under attack at pre-South Carolina Republican debate

Jan 17th 2012, 11:21 AM 1,047 Views 2 Comments

The battle to be the Republican nominee reaches the conservative state of South Carolina where the first of two pre-primary debates took place overnight.

# republican-party - Monday 16 January, 2012

Jon Huntsman backs Romney for Republican nod after suspending campaign
# US 2012
# US 2012

Jon Huntsman backs Romney for Republican nod after suspending campaign

Jan 16th 2012, 4:57 PM 1,164 Views 2 Comments

The former diplomat blames in-party mudslinging as he backs Romney – less than a week after calling him “unelectable”.

Jon Huntsman to drop out of Republican Party's White House race
# US 2012
# US 2012

Jon Huntsman to drop out of Republican Party's White House race

Jan 16th 2012, 8:25 AM 802 Views 5 Comments

The former governor of Utah is due to make an announcement later today confirming his support for leading candidate Mitt Romney.

# republican-party - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

First votes of New Hampshire primary see Romney under pressure
# US 2012
# US 2012

First votes of New Hampshire primary see Romney under pressure

Jan 10th 2012, 8:47 AM 1,058 Views 9 Comments

Voters are heading to the polls in the first presidential primary of the campaign to win the Republican nomination.

# republican-party - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Brutal! Republican candidate Ron Paul's ad rips into rival Santorum
# US 2012
# US 2012

Brutal! Republican candidate Ron Paul's ad rips into rival Santorum

Jan 7th 2012, 7:28 AM 3,003 Views 12 Comments

“One serial hypocrite exposed…now another has emerged.” Ooooh…sounds like a good movie.

# republican-party - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Bachmann calls a halt to stuttering presidential campaign
# Election 2012
# Election 2012

Bachmann calls a halt to stuttering presidential campaign

Jan 4th 2012, 4:36 PM 2,988 Views 18 Comments

Michele Bachmann’s fifth-place finish in the Iowa caucus prompts her to put an end to her US presidential campaign.

Romney wins Iowa (just), what now in race to be the Republican nominee?
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney wins Iowa (just), what now in race to be the Republican nominee?

Jan 4th 2012, 3:33 PM 1,432 Views 7 Comments

Neck-and-neck with Rick Santorum in Iowa, what now for the former governor of Massachusetts and the other candidates hoping to face Barack Obama in the autumn?

In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off
# Caucus
# Caucus

In pictures: Feelings run high as US presidential race kicks off

Jan 4th 2012, 9:34 AM 998 Views 2 Comments

Mitt Romney won in Iowa after a long night for candidates and supporters. Here’s how it looked…

Mitt Romney secures Iowa win in tight GOP presidential contest
# Iowa
# Iowa

Mitt Romney secures Iowa win in tight GOP presidential contest

Jan 4th 2012, 8:28 AM 1,914 Views 95 Comments

“Game on,” says second-placed Rick Santorum.

Tied: Small number of votes separate Santorum and Romney in Iowa
# Iowa Caucus
# Iowa Caucus

Tied: Small number of votes separate Santorum and Romney in Iowa

Jan 4th 2012, 6:46 AM 945 Views 5 Comments

The first test of strength for the men and woman hoping to take on Barack Obama in the autumn got underway in the rural state of Iowa overnight

# republican-party - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jan 3rd 2012, 8:32 AM 6,999 Views 9 Comments

Nine things you need to know this morning…

Republican voters kick off 2012 White House battle in Iowa
# White House 2012
# White House 2012

Republican voters kick off 2012 White House battle in Iowa

Jan 3rd 2012, 8:27 AM 768 Views 1 Comment

Conservative candidate Rick Santorum is surging as the first votes are cast in the contest to take on Barack Obama.

# republican-party - Monday 26 December, 2011

Donald Trump is no longer a Republican
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Donald Trump is no longer a Republican

Dec 26th 2011, 6:55 PM 4,796 Views 19 Comments

Once the most Republican of Republicans, the billionaire has officially left the party – only to ensure that Obama can be beaten next year.

# republican-party - Sunday 25 December, 2011

Republican candidate Newt Gingrich misses out on Super Tuesday ballot in own state
# US Election
# US Election

Republican candidate Newt Gingrich misses out on Super Tuesday ballot in own state

Dec 25th 2011, 11:00 AM 2,762 Views 2 Comments

Gingrich failed to qualify for his state’s Super Tuesday primary ballot.

# republican-party - Thursday 22 December, 2011

US politician apologises for comments about Michelle Obama's bottom
# No Butts
From The Daily Edge
# No Butts

US politician apologises for comments about Michelle Obama's bottom

Dec 22nd 2011, 10:02 PM 9,208 Views 18 Comments

Republican Jim Sensenbrenner sparked a scandal by saying publicly that Obama had a “large posterior”.

# republican-party - Friday 16 December, 2011

Watch: Presidential hopefuls face-off in final debate before Iowa vote
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Watch: Presidential hopefuls face-off in final debate before Iowa vote

Dec 16th 2011, 11:54 AM 643 Views 8 Comments

Poll frontrunners Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney saw their conservative credentials questioned in a fairly low-key affair unlike previous debates.

# republican-party - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Former White House hopeful Cain eyes next career move - Defence Secretary
# Seriously?
From The Daily Edge
# Seriously?

Former White House hopeful Cain eyes next career move - Defence Secretary

Dec 15th 2011, 5:06 PM 1,220 Views 1 Comment

The former presidential candidate, who wasn’t entirely clear on Obama’s Libya policy, said if he could have any job in the cabinet it would be Defence Secretary. He also burst into song…

# republican-party - Sunday 11 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Dec 11th 2011, 7:50 PM 5,349 Views 4 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: ‘No referendum’ on EU deal; why some people want Ireland to change time zone; and how not to flee from the police…

Watch: US presidential hopeful Romney offers rival $10,000 bet
# Wanna Bet?
# Wanna Bet?

Watch: US presidential hopeful Romney offers rival $10,000 bet

Dec 11th 2011, 3:33 PM 3,354 Views 6 Comments

Mitt Romney was challenged by Texan evangelist Rick Perry during last night’s Republican debate – and responded with a big-money offer…

# republican-party - Friday 9 December, 2011

US presidential hopeful Perry's latest ad causes split in his own campaign
# Ad Fail
From The Daily Edge
# Ad Fail

US presidential hopeful Perry's latest ad causes split in his own campaign

Dec 9th 2011, 8:34 PM 4,657 Views 15 Comments

In the campaign spot, Perry attacks Barack Obama’s repealing of a law outlawing open homosexuality in the military but it hasn’t gone down well even in his own campaign.

# republican-party - Saturday 3 December, 2011

Herman Cain suspends US presidential campaign after affair allegations
# I'm Out
# I'm Out

Herman Cain suspends US presidential campaign after affair allegations

Dec 3rd 2011, 6:53 PM 2,532 Views 4 Comments

The former chairman of Godfather’s Pizza and one-time poll topper has shelved his run for the White House.

# republican-party - Monday 21 November, 2011

I've just got something in my eye: GOP contenders get teary-eyed at debate
# Emotional Times
From The Daily Edge
# Emotional Times

I've just got something in my eye: GOP contenders get teary-eyed at debate

Nov 21st 2011, 12:51 PM 1,950 Views 2 Comments

It was emotional times as half of the candidates looking to be the next US president shed tears at a debate held over the weekend…

# republican-party - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Watch: Herman Cain discusses sexual harassment allegations with Letterman
# Cain
# Cain

Watch: Herman Cain discusses sexual harassment allegations with Letterman

Nov 19th 2011, 2:20 PM 1,604 Views 13 Comments

The Republican Party presidential candidate and businessman said that the accusations are all “baseless”.

# republican-party - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Herman Cain on Libya: 'President Obama supported the uprising. Correct?'
# Herman Headache
From The Daily Edge
# Herman Headache

Herman Cain on Libya: 'President Obama supported the uprising. Correct?'

Nov 15th 2011, 10:00 AM 1,657 Views 25 Comments

In the latest gaffe by a Republican candidate, the former pizza magnate appeared to show a poor grasp on foreign policy.

# republican-party - Friday 11 November, 2011

If you can't laugh at yourself... Perry goes on Letterman after debate gaffe
# Rick Perry
From The Daily Edge
# Rick Perry

If you can't laugh at yourself... Perry goes on Letterman after debate gaffe

Nov 11th 2011, 1:12 PM 962 Views 8 Comments

He couldn’t remember his policies but he could remember all ten of these funny excuses…

# republican-party - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Watch: Rick Perry forgets which agencies he wants to abolish in debate gaffe
# Oh Dear
# Oh Dear

Watch: Rick Perry forgets which agencies he wants to abolish in debate gaffe

Nov 10th 2011, 7:58 AM 2,210 Views 18 Comments

The governor of Texas is facing a campaign meltdown after one of the most humiliating gaffes in US presidential election debate history.

# republican-party - Thursday 3 November, 2011

GOP frontrunner Herman Cain faces more sexual harassment allegations
# Herman Cain
# Herman Cain

GOP frontrunner Herman Cain faces more sexual harassment allegations

Nov 3rd 2011, 10:13 AM 280 Views 3 Comments

The candidate leading polls to be the Republican Party’s nominee for US president has been hit with a series of allegations in recent days.

# republican-party - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

GOP frontrunner faces questions over sexual harassment allegations
# Herman Cain
# Herman Cain

GOP frontrunner faces questions over sexual harassment allegations

Nov 1st 2011, 10:32 AM 374 Views 6 Comments

Herman Cain faces the biggest test of his insurgent campaign with old allegations of sexual harassment resurfacing and causing a media storm in the US.

# republican-party - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Romney and Perry clash in fiercest Republican presidential debate so far
# Vegas Showdown
# Vegas Showdown

Romney and Perry clash in fiercest Republican presidential debate so far

Oct 19th 2011, 10:15 AM 559 Views 5 Comments

There were fiery exchanges over big conservative issues like immigration and one candidate’s tax overhaul plan.