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# ron-paul - 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.

# ron-paul - 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 3,502 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.

# ron-paul - Friday 23 March, 2012

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.

# ron-paul - 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.

# ron-paul - 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.

# ron-paul - 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’

# ron-paul - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

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

Romney and Santorum prepare to square off in Super Tuesday battles

Mar 6th 2012, 8:03 AM 1,033 Views 13 Comments

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

# ron-paul - 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.

# ron-paul - 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 741 Views 3 Comments

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

# ron-paul - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Rick Santorum under fire at Republican debate
# US 2012
# US 2012

Rick Santorum under fire at Republican debate

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

Yep, another debate.

# ron-paul - Saturday 18 February, 2012

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 4,345 Views 28 Comments

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

# ron-paul - Sunday 12 February, 2012

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

Romney back on track after narrow win in Maine caucuses

Feb 12th 2012, 11:14 AM 1,336 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.

# ron-paul - 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?

# ron-paul - 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 1,508 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.

# ron-paul - 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.

# ron-paul - 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 7,285 Views 24 Comments

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

# ron-paul - Saturday 21 January, 2012

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

# ron-paul - 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.

# ron-paul - 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.

# ron-paul - 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 2,642 Views 4 Comments

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

# ron-paul - 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.

# ron-paul - 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”.

# ron-paul - 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.

# ron-paul - 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 3,009 Views 12 Comments

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

# ron-paul - Friday 6 January, 2012

US military investigating soldier's uniformed appearance at Ron Paul rally
# US 2012
# US 2012

US military investigating soldier's uniformed appearance at Ron Paul rally

Jan 6th 2012, 2:27 PM 2,993 Views 11 Comments

The army reservist may have breached regulations by attending a political rally in uniform.

# ron-paul - 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
# Caucus
# 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

# ron-paul - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president
# US 2012
# US 2012

5 things you should know about the Republicans running for US president

Jan 3rd 2012, 2:23 PM 3,787 Views 44 Comments

Our quick-and-easy guide to the six men and one woman hoping to be the candidate to face Barack Obama in the autumn…

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 770 Views 1 Comment

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

# ron-paul - 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 2,765 Views 2 Comments

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

# ron-paul - 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 648 Views 8 Comments

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

# ron-paul - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Watch: Obama speech interrupted by Occupy group
# Obama
# Obama

Watch: Obama speech interrupted by Occupy group

Nov 22nd 2011, 7:08 PM 3,403 Views 22 Comments

The president responded by telling the group that if they listened to his point, he would listen to theirs.

# ron-paul - 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 1,951 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…

# ron-paul - 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 564 Views 5 Comments

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

# ron-paul - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Watch: The key moments as Republican presidential hopefuls debate in Florida
# Republicans
# Republicans

Watch: The key moments as Republican presidential hopefuls debate in Florida

Sep 13th 2011, 12:24 PM 264 Views 3 Comments

The latest frontrunner, Texas governor Rick Perry, came under attack from rivals wary of his healthy poll numbers.

# ron-paul - Sunday 14 August, 2011

Tea Party favourite Bachmann wins Election 2012 test vote in Iowa
# Election 2012
# Election 2012

Tea Party favourite Bachmann wins Election 2012 test vote in Iowa

Aug 14th 2011, 8:12 AM 466 Views 44 Comments

Michele Bachman has taken the top spot in the Iowa popularity contest, with Ron Paul in second place. Meanwhile Texas Governor Rick Perry has declared his intention to run.

# ron-paul - Friday 12 August, 2011

Pawlenty and Bachmann lead sparring in Republicans' Iowa debate
# Republican Party
# Republican Party

Pawlenty and Bachmann lead sparring in Republicans' Iowa debate

Aug 12th 2011, 11:52 AM 104 Views 0 Comments

Eight candidates, all vying to be the candidate who takes on Barack Obama in 2012, face off ahead of a key straw poll.

# ron-paul - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Republican hopefuls attack Obama's record in first major debate
# Republican Party
# Republican Party

Republican hopefuls attack Obama's record in first major debate

Jun 14th 2011, 2:08 PM 212 Views 4 Comments

Seven candidates for the Republican presidential display little hostility for each other, but plenty for the president.

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