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#Rick Santorum

# rick-santorum - Monday 14 May, 2012

Ron Paul effectively ends presidential campaign
# US 2012
# US 2012

Ron Paul effectively ends presidential campaign

May 14th 2012, 9:49 PM 3,331 Views 39 Comments

The move leaves Mitt Romney without serious rivals in the contest for the Republican nomination.

# rick-santorum - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Santorum tells supporters: Vote for Romney and defeat Obama
# US 2012
# US 2012

Santorum tells supporters: Vote for Romney and defeat Obama

May 8th 2012, 8:59 AM 1,181 Views 14 Comments

Defeated Republican primary candidate Rick Santorum tells his supporters to back the campaign of nominee Mitt Romney.

# rick-santorum - Sunday 29 April, 2012

Meet the candidates: Who will Mitt Romney pick as his running mate?
# Mitt's Choice
# Mitt's Choice

Meet the candidates: Who will Mitt Romney pick as his running mate?

Apr 29th 2012, 6:00 PM 4,563 Views 30 Comments

Now the presumptive Republican nominee for president, Mitt Romney has over a dozen names to pick from as he determines who is running mate will be in the autumn. We take a look at who’s who…

# rick-santorum - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Explainer: The ‘Super PAC’ and how it’s changing US elections forever
# US2012
# US2012

Explainer: The ‘Super PAC’ and how it’s changing US elections forever

Apr 15th 2012, 9:15 AM 2,990 Views 14 Comments

We explain the origin of the ‘Super PAC’ – and how their unlimited clout threatens to rewrite the political rule book.

# rick-santorum - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Santorum suspends campaign for Republicans' Presidential nomination
# US2012
# US2012

Santorum suspends campaign for Republicans' Presidential nomination

Apr 10th 2012, 8:24 PM 3,500 Views 22 Comments

The former Pennsylvania senator’s move all but guarantees that Mitt Romney will be the man to face Barack Obama in November.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Apr 10th 2012, 8:07 PM 5,264 Views 1 Comment

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

# rick-santorum - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Romney sweeps three more primaries in US presidential race
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney sweeps three more primaries in US presidential race

Apr 4th 2012, 7:23 AM 1,072 Views 1 Comment

The Republican frontrunner has been ignoring his opponent Rick Santorum to focus on the battle with President Barack Obama.

# rick-santorum - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

WATCH: Santorum's 'horror movie' vision of the USA under Obama
# Obamaville
From The Daily Edge
# Obamaville

WATCH: Santorum's 'horror movie' vision of the USA under Obama

Mar 27th 2012, 4:55 PM 467 Views 2 Comments

File this one under ‘not pulling your punches’…

# rick-santorum - Monday 26 March, 2012

Santorum turns on reporter: 'Would you guys quit distorting what I am saying?'
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# Rick Santorum

Santorum turns on reporter: 'Would you guys quit distorting what I am saying?'

Mar 26th 2012, 2:28 PM 2,927 Views 7 Comments

Rick Santorum accused NYT journalist of trying to distort his comments on Republican rival Mitt Romney.

# rick-santorum - Saturday 24 March, 2012

'Pretend it's Obama' firing range comment being investigated by US Secret Service
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# US 2012

'Pretend it's Obama' firing range comment being investigated by US Secret Service

Mar 24th 2012, 10:01 AM 4,970 Views 17 Comments

Woman made controversial remark at a Rick Santorum campaign event yesterday.

# rick-santorum - Friday 23 March, 2012

Romney surges ahead in Republican polls despite Etch-a-Sketch gaffe
# Usa 2012
# Usa 2012

Romney surges ahead in Republican polls despite Etch-a-Sketch gaffe

Mar 23rd 2012, 9:57 PM 6,035 Views 14 Comments

The favourite to nab the GOP presidential nomination, Romeny has 40 per cent support for the first time – despite that Etch-a-Sketch gaffe.

Is Ron Paul quietly winning the Missouri caucuses?
# US 2012
# US 2012

Is Ron Paul quietly winning the Missouri caucuses?

Mar 23rd 2012, 7:49 AM 1,825 Views 17 Comments

Missouri has nearly as many delegates as Illinois – and Ron Paul may be doing enough to take the majority of them.

# rick-santorum - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Romney extends Republican lead with strong Illinois win
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney extends Republican lead with strong Illinois win

Mar 21st 2012, 8:03 AM 753 Views 9 Comments

Romney’s 46.7 per cent in Illinois – the home state of Barack Obama – is enough to extend his lead over Rick Santorum.

# rick-santorum - Monday 19 March, 2012

Romney focuses on Obama while Santorum questions rival
# Usa 2012
# Usa 2012

Romney focuses on Obama while Santorum questions rival

Mar 19th 2012, 6:30 PM 1,883 Views 10 Comments

More details from the GOP presidential nomination race as Republicans head towards D-Day.

# rick-santorum - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Santorum maintains Republican challenge with two more primary wins
# US 2012
# US 2012

Santorum maintains Republican challenge with two more primary wins

Mar 14th 2012, 8:33 AM 32 Views 0 Comments

The former Pennsylvania senator wins in Alabama and Mississippi – meaning Mitt Romney is still without a win in the south.

# rick-santorum - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Mitt Romney prevails - just about - in not-so-Super Tuesday
# US 2012
# US 2012

Mitt Romney prevails - just about - in not-so-Super Tuesday

Mar 7th 2012, 7:29 AM 1,714 Views 9 Comments

Romney tops the poll in six states, but Rick Santorum’s showing – particularly in the key battleground of Ohio – is a strong one.

As it happened: Santorum runs Romney close on dramatic ‘Super Tuesday’
Live Mar 7th 2012, 4:00 AM

As it happened: Santorum runs Romney close on dramatic ‘Super Tuesday’

# rick-santorum - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Romney and Santorum prepare to square off in Super Tuesday battles
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# Super Tuesday

Romney and Santorum prepare to square off in Super Tuesday battles

Mar 6th 2012, 8:03 AM 1,032 Views 13 Comments

Voters in 10 US states will today decide on who should be the Republican presidential nominee, with everything to play for.

# rick-santorum - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Romney extends lead with victory in Washington state
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney extends lead with victory in Washington state

Mar 4th 2012, 9:57 AM 957 Views 2 Comments

The frontrunner left his opponents scrambling for second place last night in the race for the Republican US presidential nomination.

# rick-santorum - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Romney scores major wins in Michigan and Arizona primaries
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney scores major wins in Michigan and Arizona primaries

Feb 29th 2012, 7:32 AM 740 Views 3 Comments

Mitt Romney overcomes a strong showing from Rick Santorum to top polls in Michigan – the state where his father was governor.

# rick-santorum - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Rick Santorum under fire at Republican debate
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# US 2012

Rick Santorum under fire at Republican debate

Feb 23rd 2012, 9:33 AM 1,552 Views 14 Comments

Yep, another debate.

# rick-santorum - Saturday 18 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Feb 18th 2012, 7:46 PM 5,285 Views 5 Comments

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Rick Santorum's surge in polls forces Obama campaign to shift target
# US 2012
# US 2012

Rick Santorum's surge in polls forces Obama campaign to shift target

Feb 18th 2012, 7:31 PM 4,344 Views 28 Comments

With Rick Santorum surging back in Republican polls, Barack Obama is readying an attack on an opponent it hadn’t expected.

# rick-santorum - Monday 13 February, 2012

Surge in support for Santorum puts him up front with Romney
# US 2012
# US 2012

Surge in support for Santorum puts him up front with Romney

Feb 13th 2012, 9:33 PM 2,814 Views 40 Comments

Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney are neck-and-neck in the Republican Party nomination race, according to Gallup.

# rick-santorum - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Romney back on track after narrow win in Maine caucuses
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# Maine Man

Romney back on track after narrow win in Maine caucuses

Feb 12th 2012, 11:14 AM 1,335 Views 4 Comments

Mitt Romney scores a victory in Maine’s non-binding caucuses, but Ron Paul is a close second just 200 or so votes behind.

# rick-santorum - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Romney win in Nevada leaves opponents out of options
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney win in Nevada leaves opponents out of options

Feb 5th 2012, 11:31 AM 1,692 Views 1 Comment

As Mitt Romney romps home, with over 42 per cent of the vote, opponents are left to wonder: how can we win now?

# rick-santorum - 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 1,506 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.

# rick-santorum - 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 1,388 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.

# rick-santorum - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Explainer: What happens now in the US Republican primaries?
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# US 2012

Explainer: What happens now in the US Republican primaries?

Jan 21st 2012, 8:15 AM 2,453 Views 13 Comments

So we’ve been through Iowa and New Hampshire, with three dropouts. So what’s next on the road to the Road to the White House?

# rick-santorum - 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.

# rick-santorum - 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 2,186 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.

# rick-santorum - 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.

# rick-santorum - 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 1,167 Views 2 Comments

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

# rick-santorum - 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.

# rick-santorum - Saturday 7 January, 2012

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

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

Jan 7th 2012, 7:28 AM 3,008 Views 12 Comments

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

# rick-santorum - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

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 1,437 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
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# Caucus

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

Jan 4th 2012, 9:34 AM 1,000 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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