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Rick Santorum Tells Voters ‘Don’t Settle’ Like in 2008

Rick Santorum Tells Voters ‘Don’t Settle’ Like in 2008Mark Wilson/Getty Images(EAU CLAIRE, Wis.) -- Rick Santorum warned Republican voters not to “settle” on a nominee like they did four years ago and pointed to the Democrats prolonged battle in 2008 as a party fighting for their principles --...

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...

New Poll Finds Romney with Comfortable Lead in Wisconsin

New Poll Finds Romney with Comfortable Lead in WisconsinJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) -- Mitt Romney has erased Rick Santorum’s lead in Wisconsin a week before the state’s Republican presidential primary, surging to a comfortable margin, according to a new poll from Marquette Law Schoo...

Mitt Romney Projected to Win Illinois Primary

Mitt Romney Projected to Win Illinois PrimaryChip 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...

Santorum Wins Alabama, Mississippi; Pledges to ‘Compete Everywhere’

Santorum Wins Alabama, Mississippi; Pledges to ‘Compete Everywhere’Sean Gardner/Getty Images(LAFAYETTE, La.) -- Rick Santorum won both Alabama and Mississippi Tuesday night, sweeping the Super Tuesday of the South and cementing the notion that this is truly a two-man battle with Mitt Romney.The former Pennsylvania sen...

Newt Gingrich Says Romney’s Inevitability ‘Collapsed’

Newt Gingrich Says Romney’s Inevitability ‘Collapsed’Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich lost both Alabama and Mississippi to Rick Santorum on Tuesday.  But while Gingrich campaign advisers had called the two states “must-...

ANALYSIS: Doubts on Romney’s Conservatism Help Santorum in the South

ANALYSIS: Doubts on Romney’s Conservatism Help Santorum in the SouthChip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Voters unimpressed with Mitt Romney’s conservative credentials split between Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich in Alabama and Mississippi, leaning enough toward Santorum to give him a pair of wins -- but l...

Gingrich Says He Has ‘No Reason to Get Out of the Race’

Gingrich Says He Has ‘No Reason to Get Out of the Race’Richard Ellis/Getty Images(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich told ABC News that he has “no reason to get out of the race for Mitt Romney” and that him staying in the race would not be bad for the Republica...

Mitt Romney and Allies Poised for Multi-Million-Dollar Illinois TV Blitz

Mitt Romney and Allies Poised for Multi-Million-Dollar Illinois TV BlitzEthan Miller/Getty Images(BOSTON) -- The ink is not yet dry on Tuesday’s Southern primaries, but the candidates are already gearing up for battle in two of the month’s remaining contests: Illinois and Louisiana.With recent polls showing Mit...

GOP Candidates Get Ready to Face Off in Alabama, Mississippi

GOP Candidates Get Ready to Face Off in Alabama, MississippiChip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The long slog that the Republican presidential primary has become will swing through the Deep South on Tuesday when voters in Alabama and Mississippi head to the polls, but a decisive result of any kind seem...

Santorum Tells Alabama Voters He’s the "True Red Conservative"

Santorum Tells Alabama Voters He’s the "True Red Conservative"Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(MONTGOMERY, Ala.) -- Just hours after Mitt Romney accused Rick Santorum of being to the left of him, the former Pennsylvania senator hit back, telling a crowd in Montgomery, Ala., that his victories show just how conservati...

Santorum on the "Imaginary World of Mitt Romney’s Ideology"

Santorum on the "Imaginary World of Mitt Romney’s Ideology"ABC/ Fred Watkins(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Rick Santorum lashed out at Mitt Romney as “sad,” “desperate” and living in an “imaginary world” for suggesting he is too liberal to be Romney’s running mate, should the f...

Rick Santorum: Campaign Is ‘Burning Through Our Savings’

Rick Santorum: Campaign Is ‘Burning Through Our Savings’Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(PELHAM, Ala.) -- Rick Santorum asked a crowd in Alabama to deliver him a win in the state Tuesday and pitched to them he’s a better choice than either of his opponents because of his working class background and blue...

Pro-Romney Super PAC Spends Big in Ill., La., Miss. and Ala.

Pro-Romney Super PAC Spends Big in Ill., La., Miss. and Ala.Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- If you’re a voter in an upcoming primary state, chances are you’ll see a lot of pro-Romney super PAC ads.On Wednesday, the Romney-backing super PAC Restore Our Future reported big purchases of TV time ...

Romney Needs 47 Percent of Remaining Delegates

Romney Needs 47 Percent of Remaining DelegatesJoe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Mitt Romney won six of the 10 states up for grabs on Super Tuesday and built a commanding lead among delegates who will officially select the party’s nominee at this summer’s convention in Tampa, Fla.I...

Santorum Pushes Hard for Kansas; Won’t Call on Gingrich to Quit Race

Santorum Pushes Hard for Kansas; Won’t Call on Gingrich to Quit RaceJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(LENEXA, Kan.) -- Rick Santorum, fresh off a strong Super Tuesday, told reporters in Kansas that though he “wanted” Newt Gingrich out of the race, his supporters, not he, had called on the former speaker to drop ...

Analysis: Romney Wins the Night, But Not the Momentum

Analysis: Romney Wins the Night, But Not the MomentumABC NewsANALYSISby Amy Walter (WASHINGTON) -- It wasn’t pretty and it wasn’t impressive, but Mitt Romney came out a winner Tuesday night.He came into Super Tuesday with one significant goal: winning Ohio.  And, it appears that he did -...

Santorum Wins in Tenn., Okla., N.D.; Ohio Still Too Tight to Call

Santorum Wins in Tenn., Okla., N.D.; Ohio Still Too Tight to CallWhitney Curtis/Getty Images(STEUBENVILLE, Ohio) -- While Mitt Romney has won four Super Tuesday contests and Rick Santorum has won three so far, all eyes are fixed on a close race in Ohio, where the two are locked in a tight race.The contest in Ohio, w...

Mitt Romney Wins Va., Mass., Vt., Idaho; Tight Race in Ohio

Mitt Romney Wins Va., Mass., Vt., Idaho; Tight Race in OhioJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(BOSTON) -- Mitt Romney has won four Super Tuesday contests so far, but all eyes are fixed on a close race in Ohio, where Romney was locked in a tight race with his main rival, Rick Santorum.The race in Ohio, where polls clo...

Super Tuesday: The 10-State Voting Extravaganza

Super Tuesday: The 10-State Voting ExtravaganzaChip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Mitt Romney is in a solid position heading into Super Tuesday, poised to win at least four states by wide margins.In Idaho, Massachusetts, Vermont and Virginia, Romney is expected to gather large swaths of th...
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