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Santorum Says He’ll Support GOP Nominee

Santorum Says He’ll Support GOP Nominee

Sean Gardner/Getty Images(WEST MONROE, La.) — Rick Santorum said Friday that he would support whoever the Republican nominee is in the general election, just one day after he suggested the country might be better off with President Obama in office tha…

Republican Candidates Weigh In on Trayvon Martin

Republican Candidates Weigh In on Trayvon Martin

Mario Tama/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Republican presidential candidates called for further investigation into the death of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old boy gunned down by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Florida.Martin was killed in a swing s…

Santorum Suggests Obama Beats an ‘Etch A Sketch’ Candidate

Santorum Suggests Obama Beats an ‘Etch A Sketch’ Candidate

Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Rick Santorum played off of the Mitt Romney campaign’s Etch A Sketch gaffe Thursday when he told an audience that the country might be better off with President Obama than with a candidate who will shift …

Wisconsin Primary Could Seal the Deal for Romney

Wisconsin Primary Could Seal the Deal for Romney

Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Basking in the glow of his commanding win in Illinois on Tuesday night, Mitt Romney delivered his victory speech in Schaumburg, Ill., but it may be another state 40 miles north that will seal the deal for the GOP …

Etch-A-Sketch Comment Takes Hold of Campaign Conversation

Etch-A-Sketch Comment Takes Hold of Campaign Conversation

ABC News (ARBUTUS, Md.) — Rick Santorum’s campaign spokeswoman Alice Stewart was dispatched to Toys R Us Wednesday morning to buy 20 Etch-A-Sketchs. She handed them out at a town hall for Santorum’s chief rival, Mitt Romney, in Arbutus, Md…

Annette Simmons Donates $1 Million Toward Rick Santorum

Annette Simmons Donates $1 Million Toward Rick Santorum

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — For Rick Santorum, February was a great month, both politically and monetarily, according to financial reports disclosed to the FEC on Tuesday.The Santorum campaign did not raise as much money as Romney’s in February, …

Santorum Tells Supporters to ‘Saddle Up Like Reagan Did’

Santorum Tells Supporters to ‘Saddle Up Like Reagan Did’

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(GETTYSBURG, Pa.) — Despite suffering a double-digit loss in Illinois to Mitt Romney Tuesday night, Rick Santorum pointed to the delegates he will gain in the night’s primary as being the catalyst to boost his quest for t…

Poll: GOP Favors Santorum over Romney but Both Score Low Broadly

Poll: GOP Favors Santorum over Romney but Both Score Low Broadly

AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Rick Santorum reached a new high in favorable ratings from Republicans in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, numerically outpointing Mitt Romney among party regulars.But both remain underwater more broadly, a sign o…

Does Romney Have an Enthusiasm Problem in Chicago Suburbs?

Does Romney Have an Enthusiasm Problem in Chicago Suburbs?

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — The fact that Mitt Romney is expected to win Illinois’ primary Tuesday night shouldn’t come as much of a shock.  Not only has he drastically outspent his main GOP rival Rick Santorum, but the demographic…

After Unemployment Flub, Santorum Admits He Sometimes Wishes for ‘Do-Over’

After Unemployment Flub, Santorum Admits He Sometimes Wishes for ‘Do-Over’

AFP/Getty Images(EAST PEORIA, Ill.) — Hours after he said he doesn’t “care what the unemployment rate’s going to be,” Rick Santorum admitted to an Illinois crowd that he sometimes wishes he had the opportunity for a “do-o…

Is Delegate Race Between Santorum, Romney Closer Than Thought?

Is Delegate Race Between Santorum, Romney Closer Than Thought?

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Rick Santorum’s number crunchers are under no illusions that they are facing a tooth-and-nail fight with Mitt Romney over delegates, but their calculations show a significantly narrower gap between the two co…

Karen Santorum: ‘Women Have Nothing to Fear’ From My Husband

Karen Santorum: ‘Women Have Nothing to Fear’ From My Husband

T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former Pennsylvania senator and GOP candidate Rick Santorum often jokes that American voters prefer hearing more from his wife and less from him.  Karen Santorum heeded her husband’s call Monday n…

Romney Says He Cares About Unemployment Rate — Unlike Santorum

Romney Says He Cares About Unemployment Rate — Unlike Santorum

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(PEORIA, Ill.) — Mitt Romney seized on a remark made by fellow presidential candidate Sen. Rick Santorum Monday to distinguish himself, telling a group of mostly college students on the eve of their professional futures, that un…

Rick Santorum: Focus on Freedom, Not Unemployment Rate

Rick Santorum: Focus on Freedom, Not Unemployment Rate

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(MOLINE, Ill.) — During a rally in Moline, Ill., Monday afternoon, just miles away from where he won the Iowa caucuses in January, Rick Santorum suggested that his campaign is focused on preserving freedom, not the economy….

‘Lightweight’ Rick Santorum Mocks Mitt Romney as a ‘Wall Street Financier’

‘Lightweight’ Rick Santorum Mocks Mitt Romney as a ‘Wall Street Financier’

Steve Pope/Getty Images(ROCKFORD, Ill.) — Rick Santorum mocked Mitt Romney on Monday as a “Wall Street financier” in response to the former Massachusetts governor’s suggestion that Santorum is an “economic lightweight.”&l…

Buddy Roemer Beats Gingrich, Paul in Puerto Rican Primary

Buddy Roemer Beats Gingrich, Paul in Puerto Rican Primary

BuddyRoemer.com(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Sunday’s primary in Puerto Rico was bad for any GOP candidate not named Mitt Romney.  However, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul had particularly dismal performances on the island.The votes are still being …

Scott Brown Jabs at Santorum Over Secret Service and Contraception

Scott Brown Jabs at Santorum Over Secret Service and Contraception

Scott J. Ferrell/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) joked at a St. Patrick’s Day breakfast that Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum’s secret service detail may be the first time he’s ever “used protectio…

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 …

Rick Santorum: I Want to Go One-on-One With ‘Weak’ Romney in Debate

Rick Santorum: I Want to Go One-on-One With ‘Weak’ Romney in Debate

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum lambasted Mitt Romney Sunday morning on ‘This Week,” calling him a flawed candidate and asking for a one-on-one debate with the former Massachusetts governor…

On St. Patrick’s Day, Beer Is Bipartisan

On St. Patrick’s Day, Beer Is Bipartisan

Hemera/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) — President Barack Obama and Rick Santorum have at least one thing they can agree on: Both men chose a stout Guinness to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.The president drew his beer at a local pub in Washington, wading …

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