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Alabama Primary

Is Rick Santorum's Best Option To Root For A Mitt Romney Sweep?

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

Ed Morrissey, a conservative blogger who founded, has written a column for The Week that argues two things. First, Morrisey writes, the pri...

Cristina Costantini

Tongue Tied?: In Alabama, Romney Curiously Silent On Tough Immigration Law | Cristina Costantini | Posted 03.14.2012 | Latino Voices

As the GOP candidates gear up for Tuesday's primary in Alabama, the home of the nation's toughest immigration law, Mitt Romney remains comparatively ...

Mike Huckabee: GOP Candidates Are Destroying Each Other

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Mike Huckabee weighed in on the Republican presidential primary on Tuesday, warning the remaining candidates to stop efforts to "shred each other" in ...

WATCH: Colbert Mocks GOP's Southern Campaign Strategy

The Huffington Post | Seena Vali | Posted 03.13.2012 | Comedy

As Republican candidates continue to campaign ahead of Tuesday's primaries in Alabama and Mississippi, Stephen Colbert noticed some odd changes happen...

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

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | 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...

WATCH: Jon Stewart Rips Mitt Romney's Southern Pandering

The Huffington Post | Seena Vali | Posted 03.13.2012 | Comedy

As GOP candidates head to Alabama and Mississippi for Tuesday's Republican primaries, Jon Stewart took a closer look at frontrunner Mitt Romney's camp...

Newt Gingrich Is Probably Sad That His Trip To The Zoo Was Cancelled

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

A particularly sad press release was sent out by the Newt Gingrich campaign on Tuesday morning: "Weather Report Leads to Zoo Trip Cancellation." Gi...

Romney To Foxworthy: Teach Me How To Shoot?

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney is doing his best to seem like a Southerner, but he joked Monday that his lack of knowledge of at least one topic is lacking. "I am lo...

Live Updates: Alabama & Mississippi Primary Contests

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

The Alabama primary and Mississippi primary are taking place on Tuesday, along with the Hawaii Caucus. The latest polls out on the race in the two...

Alabama Primary 2012: Live Updates

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

The Alabama primary is taking place on Tuesday as voters head to the polls in the Yellowhammer State. Alabama has 50 delegates, 47 of which are bou...

Mitt Makes Final Pitch Down South

Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics

By CHARLES BABINGTON, ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. LOUIS -- After urging Mississippi and Alabama Republicans to speed him toward the presidential nominatio...

Top GOP Congressman Facing Tough Primary

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

By Kelli Dugan MOBILE, Alabama--Powerful Alabama Congressman Spencer Bachus, chair of the U.S. House committee overseeing financial regulation,...

Santorum Steering Clear Of Battleground On Primary Day

Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics

By PHILIP ELLIOTT, ASSOCIATED PRESS MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Rick Santorum is spending early Tuesday with his family at their home near Washington as vo...

Candidates Battle For Alabama Primary

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

By John Whitesides BILOXI, Miss., March 12 (Reuters) - Republicans Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney battled on Monday for conservat...

The Gingrich Dilemma

Abby Huntsman | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics
Abby Huntsman

Newt Gingrich remaining in the race benefits the party. He provides ideas, personality, and an excitement that energizes a fractured base. Most importantly, his presence in the race perpetuates the divide of the conservative vote.

Jon Ward

Newt Gingrich Vows 'I Will Not Leave The Field' | Jon Ward | 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...

GOP Candidates Court Southern Support

Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO and BETH FOUHY, The Associated Press BILOXI, Miss. -- Republican presidential contenders and their super PAC supporters campaigned ag...

Romney Flip Flops On Catfish

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney reversed his position on catfish Monday at a campaign stop in Alabama, according to the LA Times. Rom...

Mitt Makes Awkward Appeal To Southern Women

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

In an attempt to reach out to Southern voters, Mitt Romney found a way to mix age, women and hugs all in one. At a campaign rally in Mobile, Alaba...

Something's Fishy With Mitt Romney

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

Rain or shine, Mitt Romney has his way with words. The GOP frontrunner's Monday campaign event in Alabama was shrouded by stormy weather. To escap...

Romney: 'If I'm A Weak Frontrunner What Does That Make Newt Gingrich?'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney shot back at Newt Gingrich's contention that he's a weak frontrunner Monday on Fox News, saying, "if I'm a weak frontrunner, what does tha...

True Grits

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

What's strange is that Mitt Romney thinks the way to win voters in the South is to turn them all into inarticulate, soul-food-eatin' caricatures.

Mark Blumenthal

Mississippi, Alabama Polls Point To Close, Uncertain Finish | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday's Republican primaries in Alabama and Mississippi may be the most suspenseful so far, because the few public polls available hav...

GOP Circus Comes to the Deep South

Glen Browder | Posted 05.11.2012 | College
Glen Browder

The contending visitors are doing their awkward best in the deepest of the Deep South; but, just as is the case in other parts of the country, Alabamians and Mississippians consider the various candidates somewhat lacking.

Gingrich Hits Romney For Curious 'Grits' Comment

AP | By BETH FOUHY | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics

DOTHAN, Alabama -- Republican Newt Gingrich is counting on a win in Alabama's primary Tuesday. The former House speaker attended five campaign events...