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Mississippi Primary 2012

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For March 16, 2012 | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

Last week, after the dust had settled on Super Tuesday, we surmised that you couldn't really call the 2012 GOP primary contest a battle between Mitt R...

For First Time in Half Century, California's "Late" Primary Could Decide GOP Race

Stewart J. Lawrence | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics
Stewart J. Lawrence

California has never mattered much in Republican presidential politics. But the Golden State seems destined to regain the political spotlight in 2012 because its June 5th primary is the last of the major delegate-rich contests in a GOP race that's beginning to look hopelessly deadlocked.

Mark Blumenthal

Why Mississippi And Alabama Polls Missed Santorum Support | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While Rick Santorum won the headlines with his victories in the Alabama and Mississippi primaries, pollsters were among the night's lose...

Paul Blumenthal

What GOP Candidates Spent For Tuesday's Votes | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday Rick Santorum surprised many by defying the polls and winning the two primary contests in Alabama and Mississippi. This happe...

Jason Linkins

Everyone Won Last Night's Primaries, Depending On How You Look At It | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.14.2012 | Media

Last night's primary contests were, once again, pivotal and game changing and will have huge effects on the state of the race, right? Well, if you are...

Elise Foley

Gingrich Claims Staying In Will Help Take Down Romney | Elise Foley | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich long touted himself as the candidate who would play strongest in the South. After losses in Alabama and Mississippi to Rick Santorum on ...

Jon Ward

Rick Santorum Becomes The Undead Presidential Candidate Down South | Jon Ward | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rick Santorum on Tuesday became the undead candidate for president. Rick Santorum was close to being left for a goner before the resu...

Sam Stein

Romney's Big Defeats Leave Him Clinging To Math | Sam Stein | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney has always pitched himself as a numbers guy. His business background and balance-sheet savvy are cited as evidence of candid...

Candidates Speak On Primary Night

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

On Tuesday night, Rick Santorum was projected the winner of the Alabama primary. Watch live video of what the former senator and other contenders comp...

Rick Santorum Wins Alabama Primary

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum was projected the winner of the Alabama primary on Tuesday night by NBC News, and not long after projected to finish first in the Missis...

LOOK: Real-Time Map Of Mississipi Primary Results

Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

This is where you'll find the results for the 2012 Mississippi Republican primary. There was no clear frontrunner going into the Magnolia State co...

Primary Results: Live Updates From Alabama & Mississippi

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

The Alabama primary results and Mississippi primary results have all eyes on the southern battleground states. The latest polls out on the race for...

Live Updates: Mississippi Primary Results 2012

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

The Mississippi primary results are in the spotlight on Tuesday night. Going into the contest, the outcome of the race remained difficult to predic...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

Mississippi Primary 2012: Live Updates

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

The Mississippi primary is being held on Tuesday, and the latest polls show the race to be a tight fight between Republican presidential candidates Mi...

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...

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...

Newt Explains Why He Won't Drop Out

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

By BETH FOUHY, ASSOCIATED PRESS Republican Newt Gingrich says he plans to campaign for president until the party's nominating convention in August,...

Gingrich, Santorum Trying To Cut Into Romney Support

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Reuters) - Alabama and Mississippi hold presidential primaries on Tuesday, with polls showing three of the four Republican candidates locked in close ...

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.

Romney Looks To Seal The Deal

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

By BETH FOUHY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Mitt Romney is working to seal his status as the Republican presidential front-runner with...

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...