GOP Presidential Candidates

Romney, Santorum Share Super Tuesday Momentum
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are trying to make the most of a mixed Super Tuesday, each claiming a measure of victory but unable to settle the most tumultuous race for the GOP presidential nomination in decades. Romney narrowly won in pivotal Ohio, seized a home-state victo…
Voters In 10 States Choose Among GOP Candidates
CINCINNATI (AP) — Some voters in Ohio today are making it clear that all of the Republican candidates still have some convincing to do. Polling officials near Cincinnati say many people are asking only for ballots on the issues, and they’re skipping the presidential voting altogether. …
Super Tuesday Challenge For Santorum In Ohio
CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (AP) — Rick Santorum is facing a crucial test in Ohio, where he’s drawing upon his working-class background and underdog image to help stop Mitt Romney from scoring a pivotal victory in Super Tuesday’s premier contest. An unapologetic social conservative, Sa…
Romney Looks To Focus On Economy
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Mitt Romney is trying to turn attention back to the economy — instead of social conservative issues — after the uproar last week over Rush Limbaugh’s comments about the college student who testified to Congress about contraception. On the eve of the Su…
Santorum: Romney Has Failed To ‘Close The Deal’
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says Mitt Romney has failed to “close the deal” with voters and suggests the GOP nomination might be decided at this year’s Republican National Convention. Romney leads in the delegate count headin…
Santorum Michigan Success Tied To Democrats
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum is courting an unusual coalition of tea party activists, social conservatives and Democrats to try to defeat Mitt Romney in Tuesday’s Michigan primary. Santorum is known for unflinching conservative views on soc…
Gingrich Tells OK Lawmakers He’ll Reel In Feds
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A once-powerful Washington figure himself, Newt Gingrich says he’d shrink the role of the nation’s capital if sent back as president. The Republican presidential candidate wrapped two days of Oklahoma campaigning Tuesday by addressing the state Legislature. …
Gingrich Hopes For Another Campaign Resurrection
TULARE, Calif. (AP) — Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign has a history of near-death experiences, and the former House speaker insists another resurrection is on its way. The third time may not be the charm. Gingrich sustained a string of disappointing performances in several state …
GOP Candidates To Woo Conservatives At Big Event
WASHINGTON (AP) — Three of the four Republican presidential candidates are addressing a major conservative gathering in Washington, giving them a high-profile stage to reshape their messages at a moment of uncertainty in the contest. Former Sen. Rick Santorum rocked the Republican world this …
Jubilant Santorum Sweeps Minnesota, Colorado
Former Sen. Rick Santorum’s star has brightened considerably, at least for now, after caucus wins in Minnesota and Colorado and a first place finish in the non-binding Missouri Republican presidential primary. The sweep raised fresh questions about front-runner Mitt Romney’s appeal amo…

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