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Gingrich in the Race ‘Until Romney Gets Majority’

Gingrich in the Race ‘Until Romney Gets Majority’

Richard Ellis/Getty Images(OSHKOSH, Wis.) — Newt Gingrich vowed Friday to remain in the GOP presidential race until Mitt Romney “gets the majority” of the delegates.Gingrich made the comment while working the rope line at the University of…

Santorum Defends Outburst over Romney as ‘Worst Republican’ on Health Care

Santorum Defends Outburst over Romney as ‘Worst Republican’ on Health Care

ABC/ DONNA SVENNEVIK(WASHINGTON) — Rick Santorum, asked about the heated confrontation he had with New York Times reporter Jeff Zeleny over Mitt Romney’s fitness for the Republican nomination, said Monday he had no regrets about how it was handl…

House GOP Blasts ‘Malignant Tumor,’ AKA Affordable Care Act

House GOP Blasts ‘Malignant Tumor,’ AKA Affordable Care Act

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — House Republicans Monday called on the Supreme Court to rule the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional, projecting a high degree of confidence that the entire law will be struck down when justices hand down their de…

GOP Rule Won’t Block Gingrich’s Chances

GOP Rule Won’t Block Gingrich’s Chances

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — If Newt Gingrich fails to win five states, he might not be eligible in the first round of voting at the Republican National Convention.That doesn’t mean he can’t be the nominee, and it may not eve…

Jeb Bush Endorses Mitt Romney in GOP Primary

Jeb Bush Endorses Mitt Romney in GOP Primary

Paul Zimmerman/WireImage/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush endorsed Mitt Romney after Romney’s lopsided win in Illinois Tuesday night. The former Florida Governor – a Republican heavyweight – called on member…

Mitt Romney Projected to Win Illinois Primary

Mitt Romney Projected to Win Illinois Primary

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Mitt Romney on Tuesday regained some of his footing as the leader of the Republican race for the presidential nomination, as he decisively beat Rick Santorum in the Illinois primary. About an hour after the po…

Some Illinois Ballots Too Big for Their Scanners

Some Illinois Ballots Too Big for Their Scanners

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(NAPERSVILLE, Ill.) — Election officials in Illinois are discovering that size does matter. In 26 jurisdictions across the state, the ballots are too big to fit into the scanners, sources at the Illinois State Board of Electio…

Ann Romney "Loves It" That Women Are Upset

Ann Romney "Loves It" That Women Are Upset

Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images(MOLINE, Ill.) — Both Mitt and Ann Romney turned their attention to the concerns of women voters at a pancake breakfast in western Illinois Sunday morning, focusing on issues such as spending and high gas prices.&ldquo…

Rick Santorum: My Support for Arlen Specter Presidential Bid a Mistake

Rick Santorum: My Support for Arlen Specter Presidential Bid a Mistake

Jay LaPrete/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Sunday morning that his previous support for former Pennsylvania senator Arlen Specter’s 1996 presidential campaign was a mistake.“I was his colleague in …

Missouri Caucus Anecdotes: Arguments, Arrests, and a Good Day for Ron Paul

Missouri Caucus Anecdotes: Arguments, Arrests, and a Good Day for Ron Paul

Yoon S. Byun/Getty Images(ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo.) — The Missouri caucuses may have marked Ron Paul’s most successful day of the 2012 campaign, as anecdotes from across the state indicate a strong showing.To varying degrees, proceedings grew con…

Police Intervene, Arrest Ron Paul Backers at Missouri Caucus

Police Intervene, Arrest Ron Paul Backers at Missouri Caucus

Alex Wong/Getty Images(ST. LOUIS, Mo.) Police and organizers shut down proceedings at one of Missouri’s largest caucuses on Saturday, as Ron Paul supporters feuded with local GOP leaders.“It’s like the Hatfields and the McCoys around …

Rick Santorum Was Warned That 2005 Book Could Become Fodder for Political Attacks

Rick Santorum Was Warned That 2005 Book Could Become Fodder for Political Attacks

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Rick Santorum was warned more than a year before his decisive 2006 Senate re-election defeat that the controversial book he was writing would provide his opponents with damaging ammunition to use against him…

Lindsey Graham Says Rick Santorum Wrong on Economy

Lindsey Graham Says Rick Santorum Wrong on Economy

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday on This Week that GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum was wrong Saturday when he said the improving economy could hurt Republican chances in the November elections.“I don’t think …

Rick Santorum Takes Strong Lead in Kansas Caucus

Rick Santorum Takes Strong Lead in Kansas Caucus

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — With 32 percent of precincts reporting, Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is the projected winner of the Kansas caucus, according to early poll results Saturday. With more than three-quarters o…

Gingrich Says Romney Won’t Be the Nominee If He Can’t Win the South

Gingrich Says Romney Won’t Be the Nominee If He Can’t Win the South

Richard Ellis/Getty Images(CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.) — On the eve of Super Tuesday, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich spent the day flying around Tennessee hoping for a victory in the state as well as in his home state of Georgia.At the last e…

Cain Predicts Gingrich Will Do Better Than Anticipated

Cain Predicts Gingrich Will Do Better Than Anticipated

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.) — After a day of campaigning in Oklahoma, former presidential candidate Herman Cain stopped by Newt Gingrich’s last rally of the day in Chattanooga to excite voters to go to the polls Tuesday.In a…

Barbara Bush, Hater of ‘Ugly’ Campaigns?

Barbara Bush, Hater of ‘Ugly’ Campaigns?

Bob Levey/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Barbara Bush said Monday that the Republican primary season is “too ugly” and she wishes it was over already.“I’m worried about this campaign,” the wife of former President George H.W. Bush…

‘New Yorker’ Cover Puts Santorum in Doghouse, Romney in Driver’s Seat

‘New Yorker’ Cover Puts Santorum in Doghouse, Romney in Driver’s Seat

The New Yorker(NEW YORK) — In the whirlwind of stumbling and surging front-runners, ebbing and flowing momentum and winning, then losing, primary battles, even the cover artist for the New Yorker has had to rethink how to portray the GOP primary.But f…

George Will: Republican Leaders Are Afraid of Rush Limbaugh

George Will: Republican Leaders Are Afraid of Rush Limbaugh

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh has been inundated with criticism after calling Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown University student who testified before a House committee about contraception, a “slut” and a “pros…

Analysis: Why Are GOP Primaries Such a Mess?

Analysis: Why Are GOP Primaries Such a Mess?

Andrew Burton/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Republican primary season isn’t over, but viewed as a whole, it’s been something of a logistical farce. Just ask Rick Santorum. The former Pennsylvania senator is running a shoestring campaign and he won th…

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