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Entries by Jon Ward from 03/2012

Rick Santorum: Matt Drudge Is For Mitt Romney

Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum on Friday, for the first time, called out The Drudge Report, a well-known news aggregation site, for supporting Mitt Romney in the Repub...

Mike DeWine, Rick Santorum Backer: Mitt Romney Can't Put Nomination Away

Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, a Rick Santorum supporter who recently switched his endorsement from Mitt Romney, said Friday that Ro...

Mitt Romney's Washington Win Raises Pressure On Rick Santorum

Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The oxygen is running out for Rick Santorum. The former Pennsylvania senator has a message that appeals to the base of the Republica...

Rick Santorum Tells Voters To Ask Of Candidates: 'Where's Their Soul?'

Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

MIAMISBURG, Ohio -- Rick Santorum sought Monday to stem the bleeding here in the Buckeye State, hoping to hang on to a lead over Mitt Romney that has ...

Rick Santorum: 'Higher Income People Don't Have To Pay Taxes If They Don't Want To'

Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

MIAMISBURG, Ohio -- Rick Santorum said on Monday that the British government's move to raise taxes on its top earners demonstrated why President Obama...

Rick Santorum To Mitt Romney: You Lie

Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Rick Santorum said that Mitt Romney has misled voters about his position on a federal mandate for individuals to purchase health ins...

Super Tuesday 2012: Rick Santorum Teeters On Campaign Precipice In Ohio

Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Less than a day before 10 states vote on Super Tuesday, Rick Santorum's presidential campaign displayed a new operational wrinkle. F...

Super Tuesday Delegates 2012: Why There Are Conflicting Counts

Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

WAYNESBURG, Ohio -– There have been at least four different numbers thrown out over the last week or so when discussing how many delegates are up fo...

Rick Santorum Adviser: 'Biggest Fear' Is No Wins Tonight

Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio -- A senior adviser to Rick Santorum said Tuesday evening that a worst-case scenario for the Republican presidential candidate is a...

Rick Santorum Still Kicking After Strong Super Tuesday Showing

Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio -- Rick Santorum entered Super Tuesday on the ropes, with Mitt Romney poised to land a knockout blow. That never happened. The ...

Rick Santorum Campaign Thinks Newt Gingrich Should 'Move Aside'

Posted 03.07.2012 | AOL
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Jon Ward reports: As election results rolled in Tuesday night at Rick Santorum's rally in Steubenville, Ohio, top adviser John Brabender told The H...

Rick Santorum Campaign Thinks Newt Gingrich Should 'Move Aside'

Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

As election results rolled in Tuesday night at Rick Santorum's rally in Steubenville, Ohio, top adviser John Brabender told The Huffington Post that i...

Mitt Romney Adviser Says GOP Nomination Is An 'Impossibility' For Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich

Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

BOSTON -- Mitt Romney's campaign puffed out its chest Wednesday and said, without equivocation, that their candidate will win the Republican primary. ...

Newt Gingrich Attacks Rick Santorum In Response To Calls To Exit Race

Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich isn't getting out of the Republican primary. Far from it. On Wednesday afternoon, he responded to calls that he exit the race by sending...

Rick Santorum's Last Chance

Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

BOSTON –- Rick Santorum has had two big shots at breaking the Republican presidential primary wide open, in Michigan and then Ohio, and has fallen s...

Newt Gingrich Has More 'Bound' Delegates Than Rick Santorum, RNC Says

Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newt Gingrich has won more "bound" delegates than Rick Santorum so far in the Republican presidential primary, according to the official...

Election 2012 Delegates May Rise From Chaos To Pick GOP Nominee, Author Says

Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fist fights. Fire marshals. Veiled threats of violence. Ballot boxes disappearing into bathrooms. These were among the most chaotic m...

Becket Fund Lawsuit Against Obama Birth Control Mandate Signals Culture Wars Jump

Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For 17 years, The Becket Fund has been a small, nonprofit law firm known for defending religious liberty cases for people of many faiths...

Rick Santorum Predicts He'll Win 'Vast Majority' Of Iowa Delegates

Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rick Santorum predicted on Sunday that he will out-organize both Mitt Romney and Ron Paul in Iowa, and that he will end up with the "vas...

Newt Gingrich Has Not Talked To Rick Perry About VP Slot, Top Aide Says

Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A senior aide to Newt Gingrich told The Huffington Post late Sunday that the former House Speaker from Georgia has not spoken with Texas...

Rick Santorum's Focus In Delegate Fight With Mitt Romney: State Conventions

Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rick Santorum's newly hired delegate counter released a memo Monday that showed the former Pennsylvania senator's campaign is increasing...

Newt Gingrich: 'I Will Not Leave The Field'

Posted 03.13.2012 | AOL
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Jon Ward reports: WASHINGTON -- Newt Gingrich ended an appearance Monday night at a presidential forum in Birmingham, Ala., with a cry of defiance,...

Newt Gingrich: 'I Will Not Leave The Field'

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Newt Gingrich ended an appearance Monday night at a presidential forum in Birmingham, Ala., with a cry of defiance, vowing to remain a...

Mitt Romney And Ron Paul Skipping Election Night Rallies, Rick Santorum In Louisiana

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

There are several possible outcomes once the results of primaries in Mississippi and Alabama start to roll in on Tuesday night. Over at National Revie...

Newt Gingrich Campaign Memo Says Race Going To June: 'Buckle Up'

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich's campaign released a memo Tuesday afternoon that is the latest sign that the former House Speaker has no intention of exiting the race....