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Elise Foley

Rick Santorum Rails On Obama For Being A Divider, Says The Left Worships Themselves | Elise Foley | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

URBANDALE, Iowa -- Rick Santorum used his last campaign stop before the caucuses on Tuesday to attack the left for opposing abstinence-only education ...

Ron Paul Gets In Last-Minute Jab Against Mitt Romney

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul dealt a blow to rival Mitt Romney Tuesday, launching a radio attack ad against his fellow frontrunner just ...

Santorum Accused Of Pandering To Racist Elements

AP | By SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The head of the National Urban League said Tuesday that Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum tried to leverage a stereotype abo...

Arthur Delaney

Iowa Contenders Silent On Foreclosure-Crisis Reckoning Sought By Iowa AG | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Republican candidates vying for the support of Iowa caucus-goers on Tuesday evening apparently have nothing to say about the big, bipartisan foreclosu...

Gingrich 'Wouldn't Make Exceptions' Over Contentious Issue

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich told a voter Tuesday he opposes all abortions and would not make exceptions in cases of rape or incest, Think Progress reports. "No, ...

For Decades, Candidates Have Started With Iowa

AP | By MIKE GLOVER | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Since the 1840s, political activists in Iowa have gathered on dark winter nights to take care of party business. Only for the past...

Michael Calderone

Political Reporters Caught In Iowa Media Crush | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.03.2012 | Media

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Following days of saturation caucus coverage, Washington Post chief correspondent Dan Balz was reminded Monday of a fortune cookie...

Elise Foley

Santorum Gets Awkward In Appeal To Young People | Elise Foley | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- GOP presidential candidates made their last pitch to young Iowans Tuesday, with a few attempts to sound hip and boost their a...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum First Clashed Over Catholic Church Child Abuse Scandal | Sam Stein | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

The political theatrics between former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum have, so far, been kept to a minimum,...

GOP Candidates Duck Bush Talk On Campaign Trail

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics

PERRY, Iowa — A funny thing happened recently in the presidential campaign in Iowa: The last Republican president's name actually surfaced. "We...

The Non-Romney Race in Iowa

James Moore | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics
James Moore

Mitt Romney has money and the moderate politics to give the president a tough fight in the fall. But he doesn't give his own party those sweaty palms of excitement. He could have a very miserable 2012.

How Exactly Does A Caucus Work?

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

The 2012 Iowa caucus is the leadoff vote of the election season and starts the long march to Nov. 6; however, many don't know what the contest entails...

Laura Bassett

Rick Santorum: States Should Have Power To Ban Birth Control, Sodomy | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, whose strong base of evangelical Christian supporters has thrust him into contention in Iowa, said on...

Christina Wilkie

Bachmann Plays The Gender Card | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four of Rep. Michele Bachmann's (R-Minn.) five biological children joined the candidate and her husband, Marcus Bachmann, in Iowa on Tue...

Super PAC Ad Says Michele Bachmann Is Like Tim Tebow

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

A Super PAC supporting Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is running a TV ad in Iowa comparing the Minnesota congresswoman to beloved ...

Jason Linkins

Rick Santorum's Sweaters Are Now A Thing, Because Reporters In Iowa Are Bored | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.03.2012 | Media

In the clearest sign that all of the reporters in Iowa have run out of local Iowa culinary fare to take Instagrams of and are now just bored in the wa...

WATCH: 'Iowa Nice'? Not Exactly

Posted 03.04.2012 | Comedy

(Warning, some NSFW language.) The great state of Iowa has been getting plenty of attention lately, culminating in the first GOP caucus in the stat...

Obama's Iowa Promises, 4 Years Later

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Four years after sitting in front of a camera and encouraging Iowa Democrats to caucus for him, President Barack Obama's campaign is sending out a 200...

Bachmann Evades Question On Gays, Calling It 'Bizarre'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) dodged questions Tuesday morning from CNN's Soledad O'Brien on a past statement of h...

Jason Linkins

Iowa Caucus: It's Actually Totally Okay If You Haven't The Faintest Clue About What Is Going To Happen | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

The Iowa caucuses will be getting underway in just a few hours, and normally, as events speed themselves toward the conclusion of a thing, one expects bewilderment to fade and for a certain amount of well ... certainty to start to congeal.

Romney Backpedals From Bold Claim

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Looking past Iowa, Mitt Romney defended his conservative credentials Tuesday as he anticipated escalated attacks in New Hamps...

Perry Struggles To Rebound After Big 'Oops'

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

After surging in the polls on the heels of announcing his candidacy last August, Texas Gov. Rick Perry's campaign took a turn for the worse. A series ...

Mark Blumenthal

Final Polls Put Romney Ahead | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Iowa's Republican presidential caucuses just hours away, the final polling snapshot shows a close race, but the surveys are also re...

Rick Santorum Iowa Caucus 2012 Outlook

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum has repeatedly described himself as a "tortoise" in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. After struggling to break o...

Newt Gingrich Caught In The Crossfire Of 'Modern Politics'

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich admitted one day before Tuesday's Iowa Caucus, "I don't think I'm going to win." Gingrich's campaign has experie...