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Entries by Jason Cherkis from 03/2012

Rick Santorum's Frat Brothers Perplexed By Claims Of Cultural Oppression

Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

David Vondercrone doesn't remember sharing his fraternity house with a besieged conservative student. He remembers his former Penn State frat brother ...

Rick Santorum at Penn State: 'Rooster' Liked To Chug

Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON--For a brief moment Monday afternoon, GOP presidential contender Rick Santorum jettisoned his conservative, culture-warrior talking points ...

Rick Santorum To Single Mothers: Government Paternity Tests Or No Welfare

Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP presidential contender Rick Santorum has yet to deliver a substantial blow to Mitt Romney's rival campaign. In the past two pivotal ...

Rick Santorum, Pushing Welfare Reform In 1994, Invoked New Deal Jobs Program

Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Defending his push for welfare reform during a campaign stop in 1994, then-Rep. Rick Santorum, now running for president as a conservati...

Rick Santorum's Health Care Plan In 1994: You Pay

Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the GOP presidential primary has been essentially winnowed to a two-man race, Rick Santorum has ramped up his rhetoric against Mitt R...

Rick Santorum 1994 Campaign: The Opposition File

Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 1994, as he was making his first successful run for the U.S. Senate, Rick Santorum was followed by trackers, who were hired by the st...