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Louisiana Primary

After the GOP Louisiana Primary, Is the Spark Gone?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Where were the four GOP presidential aspirants as Louisiana Republicans weighed in, as those "critical" votes were counted? I know, Louisiana was a shoe-in for Santorum, but we could have at least acted surprised.

Team Romney Compares Santorum To Football Team

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT and KASIE HUNT | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Another victory in hand but still badly trailing rival Mitt Romney, Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum vowed to con...

Santorum's Win Comes With Catch

AP | By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum picked up 10 convention delegates by winning Louisiana's Republican presidential primary Saturday...

Once Again, Talk of Mitt Romney's "Inevitability" Seems Premature

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics
Stewart J. Lawrence

For the umpteenth time and counting, pundits and politicians -- Democrats and Republicans alike -- are predicting Mitt Romney's "inevitability" as the...

Santorum Pick Up Delegates In Louisiana

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum picked up at least nine convention delegates by winning Louisiana's Republican presidential ...

Rick Santorum Wins Louisiana Primary

AP | KASIE HUNT and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rick Santorum won the Louisiana Republican presidential primary Saturday, beating front-runner Mitt Romney in yet another conservat...

LOOK: Real-Time Map Of Louisiana Primary Results

Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

This is where you'll find the results for the 2012 Louisiana Republican primary. Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) had a commanding lead in the pol...

Louisiana Voters Among Nation's Most Committed

AP | JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum carried the Louisiana Republican primary with a broad base of enthusiastic supporters and his widest margins of the campaign over Mitt R...

Poll Reveals Voters' Take On Etch A Sketch Comments

AP | ALAN FRAM and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rick Santorum turned in his most impressive performance yet with conservative, blue-collar and religious voters as he rode to trium...

Rick Santorum Looks For Rebound

Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

KASIE HUNT and PHILIP ELLIOTT, The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- Rick Santorum is the winner of the Louisiana Republican presidential primary, def...

Mitt Romney: Gas Prices Will Stay High

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney predicted Friday morning that gas prices were unlikely to drop dramatically, taking an indirect hit at Newt Gingrich, who's promised to lo...

Rick Santorum Gets Some Target Practice

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum visited a firing range Friday during a campaign stop in West Monroe, Louisiana. The GOP presidential primary candidate took a few shots ...

Jon Ward

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Racking Up Wins In Shadow Of One Bad Speech | Jon Ward | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Most people know Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) as the guy who gave that terrible speech in response to President Obama's 2009 State of...

Mark Blumenthal

Louisiana Polls: Good News For Santorum, But With A Catch | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New polls show Rick Santorum leading by double digits over Mitt Romney in Saturday's Republican presidential primary in Louisiana. Romne...

The GOP Contender

James Perry | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
James Perry

With all eyes on Louisiana this week and a bright political future at stake, Governor Jindal would do well to repair the mitigation and rebuilding program and get storm-affected Louisianans back into their homes, lest he dash his own hopes to transition to the presidency.

Santorum May Pose Southern Threat For Romney

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

BATON ROUGE, La. — Mitt Romney faces another likely Southern setback – this time in Louisiana. Rival Rick Santorum is pushing for a stron...

WATCH: Santorum Swings For The Fences

Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum showed off his swing on Sunday, taking a little batting practice while campaigning in Louisiana. (Video be...

Santorum Rallying In Pennsylvania Tuesday Night, Not Illinois

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Illinois voters go to the polls Tuesday, but Rick Santorum will hold an election night rally in his home state of Pennsylvania, a sign that...

Rick Santorum Leading Slightly In Louisiana Poll

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum holds a small lead in Louisiana, according to a poll released Monday by local station WWL-TV. But ahead of the March 24 primary in t...

Saturday Primary Contests

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today, February 9th, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton will be going head-to-head for delegates in Louisiana, Nebraska, Washington state and the Virgin...

Jason Linkins

Late Deciders In Louisiana: Clinton's Closing Continues, But Obama Holds Serve | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the electoral trends we've noticed in the early contests really took root on Super Tuesday: namely, that while Democratic voters were willing t...

Caucuses Dominate Saturday Voting: Advantage Obama?

New York Times | Kate Phillips and Ariel Alexovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Saturday Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton will be going head-to-head for delegates in Louisiana, Nebraska, Washington and the Virgin Islands. On Su...

Clinton: Momentum No Problem After Caucus Losses

MSNBC News | Athena Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One day before three contests her campaign has already said it expects her to lose, Hillary Clinton today declined to admit any concern over the momen...

Obama Defeats Clinton in Maine Caucuses

AP | GLENN ADAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUGUSTA, Maine — Barack Obama defeated Hillary Rodham Clinton in Maine presidential caucuses Sunday, grabbing a majority of delegates as the sta...

Weekend Election Results Roundup

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics