GOP Presidential Candidates

Romney Names Leadership Team For Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has named several state legislators and state Republican officials to his leadership team for Wyoming. Romney previously announced that U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis would be his state chairwoman. On Monday he named state Sens. El…
GOP Candidates In Co. On Eve Of Caucuses
DENVER (AP) — Three of four Republican candidates for president are in Colorado, trying to pin down support in Tuesday’s precinct caucuses. Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich all plan Colorado stops on Monday. Only Ron Paul had no announced campaign plans. Republicans say the…
GOP End NV Vote Count; Romney On Top With 50%
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Republicans have finally finished counting the votes in their Saturday presidential caucuses. As projected, Mitt Romney won handily, finishing with 50 percent. Newt Gingrich was second with 21 percent, edging out Ron Paul who had 19 percent of the vote. Rick Santorum f…
Campaign Moves West
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says he’s “ready to lead this party and our nation.” Romney won yesterday’s Florida GOP primary, taking 46 percent of the vote. Newt Gingrich got 32 percent, Rick Santorum 13 percent and Ron Paul 7 pe…
Romney Confident As Florida Prepares To Vote
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mitt Romney is starting primary day in Florida leading in statewide polls and already looking to the next round of nomination contests in the Republican presidential race. Romney is widely expected to do well against chief rival Newt Gingrich in Tuesday’s voting. The…
Romney Credits Change In Tactics For Florida Surge
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Mitt Romney said Monday he has overcome his South Carolina setback and returned to the Republican primary forefront by aggressively returning Newt Gingrich’s fire and by presenting himself as a Washington outsider. Gingrich said Romney is “pretending h…
AP Sources: Perry Dropping Out, Endorsing Gingrich
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry will abandon his presidential bid and endorse Newt Gingrich, two Republican officials said Thursday, a move coming just two days before the pivotal South Carolina primary as Republican front-runner Mitt Romney struggles to fend off a challenge fro…
Gingrich Rising In SC, But In Time To Edge Romney?
EASLEY, S.C. (AP) — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Thursday he’s still the best conservative alternative to Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential nomination, brushing aside a report saying that a vote canvass in Iowa shows Rick Santorum ended up edging Romney in the stat…
Romney, Santorum Square Off Over Felons Voting
FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Seeking to protect his standing here, Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney on Tuesday assailed challenger Rick Santorum’s record on voting rights for felons, an issue that resonates strongly with conservatives. Santorum separately argued that the forme…
GOP Candidates Fail To Get On Some Primary Ballots
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many of Mitt Romney’s presidential challengers are having trouble fulfilling a fundamental requirement of running for public office: getting on the ballot. Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry and Jon Huntsman have all failed to qualify for the ballot in at least …

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