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Iowa Caucuses 2012

It's Mitt Assertion That He Is Not Anti-Immigrant That Is Repulsive

Dennis Jett | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics
Dennis Jett

Once faced with voters who have some sympathy for people who came here from abroad, Romney changes his tune. His reputation for being someone who will say anything to become president is well deserved.

Iowa Caucus Results Certified: Santorum Finishes Ahead Of Romney

Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

More than two weeks after the 2012 Iowa caucus, a final certified tally showed former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum finishing with 29,839 votes and forme...

Iowa Caucus Results Revealing Surprising Outcome

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C.--Rick Santorum edged Mitt Romney by 34 votes in a surprise flip to the final tally of the Iowa caucuses, but no winner will be declared...

Final Vote Count Could Reveal Santorum Won Iowa Caucus: Report

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

A final count of votes from the 2012 Iowa Caucus may show that Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum actually won over rival Mitt Romney. R...

Huntsman Putting Up A Fight In New Hampshire

AP | By HOLLY RAMER | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

NORTH HAVERHILL, N.H. -- Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman told northern New Hampshire voters Saturday that a campaign button worn by one o...

'You Don't Want To Trap Yourself'

AP | By BETH FOUHY | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- The flood of presidential campaign ads that saturated Iowa has slowed to nearly a ripple in New Hampshire, where only Mitt Romney,...

Mike Huckabee Talks GOP Hopeful's 'Incredibly Bad Blunder'

Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Former Arkansas governor and 2008 GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said this week that Rick Perry may have damaged his presidential campaign i...

Iowa Result Puts Perry In Unfamiliar Role

AP | By WILL WEISSERT | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- Rick Perry did something in Iowa he's never done in three decades of public life: He lost. But those who have known Perry for years ...

Sam Stein

Typo May Give Iowa Caucus Win to Santorum

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

WINDHAM, N.H. -- Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum said he was "not surprised to hear" that the vote total for ex-Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney may have...

WATCH: Ron Paul Super PAC Mocks GOP Rivals

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

As the race for the GOP presidential nomination heats up, one pro-Ron Paul Super PAC has unleashed its sense of humor. Endorse Liberty has launche...

Santorum Faces Hurdles

AP | By STEVE PEOPLES and PHILIP ELLIOT | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

BRENTWOOD, N.H. -- Rick Santorum is counting on momentum – and perhaps help from outside groups – to carry him to victory in New Hampshire...

Santorum Denies Making Controversial Remarks

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum denied recently making comments about "black people's lives" after receiving criticism for the remarks...

What Is Mitt Romney's Real First Name?

Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney won the Iowa caucus last night. But do you know his real first name? Romney eked out a win by the narrowest of margins: The form...

Conservative Elites Call Emergency Meeting To Avoid 2012 Outcome

Politico | Jonathan Martin | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

A group of movement conservatives has called an emergency meeting in Texas next weekend to find a "consensus" Republican presidential hopeful, POLITIC...

Democratic Occupy Activist Takes Charge of Iowa Republican Caucus Precinct 66

Michael J. Hunt | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Michael J. Hunt

Precinct 66 nominated well-known Occupy organizer Ed Fallon to serve as Republican Caucus Secretary, customarily an innocuous role when held by a traditional member of the party. Fallon is not what you would call a traditional member of any party.

Bachmann Concedes After Iowa Caucus

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann said Wednesday she's ending her bid for the Republicans presidential nomination after her last-pl...

GOP Candidates Move On To Next Contest

AP | DAVID ESPO and KASIE HUNT | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Mitt Romney eagerly pocketed an endorsement from two-time New Hampshire primary winner John McCain on Wednesday and bid to co...

Sara Kenigsberg

How Rick Santorum Pulled It Off

HuffingtonPost.com | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WAUKEE, Iowa -- Sarah Bowman still feels burned by 2008. That year, the ardent social conservative and Republican Party activist went pragmatic, held ...

Jason Linkins

WATCH: CNN's Madcap, Hologrammed, Punch-Drunk Caucus Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.05.2012 | Media

CNN outdid everyone else last night with hours of frantic, high-tech whiz-banging over an evening that eventually became chaotic and punch-drunk. Yes, there were holograms. And "magic walls." And tables full of pundits, sitting around doing nothing.

Santorum Likens Social Welfare Programs To Fascism

Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Riding high off his strong showing in the Iowa caucus, GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum took some time in his closing speech to compare social...

Romney Spoke With All Rivals But One

AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A smiling Mitt Romney making his way to New Hampshire told reporters that he spoke with all his GOP rivals except Newt Gingrich on Tuesd...

Gingrich Dismisses Citizens United After Big Loss

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says he thinks the real story out of Iowa is that three-fourths of the state Republican caucus-goers ...

Closest Iowa Caucus Ever?

Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

The 2012 Iowa caucus will go down in history as the closest competition since the state claimed its first-in-the-nation status in 1972. GOP presidenti...

Dem Hits GOP Candidate's 'Bad Night'

AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The chairwoman of the Democratic party describes Mitt Romney's narrow victory over Rick Santorum in Tuesday's Iowa caucuses as "a bad ni...

Romney Does A Victory Lap

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said he recognizes victory in Iowa doesn't guarantee the Republican presidential nomination, sayin...