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Santorum 2012

Elise Foley

Rick Santorum Picks Up Key Ohio Endorsement

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

In a surprising reversal, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine switched his endorsement from Mitt Romney to Rick Santorum Friday in Columbus, Ohio. "F...

GOP Candidate Gets Backing From Anti-Abortion Group

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

BOISE, Idaho -- The anti-abortion Susan B. Anthony List plans to endorse Rick Santorum for president. The group is announcing Friday it will back the...

Sam Stein

In Michigan, Rick Santorum Goes All In

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Former Sen. Rick Santorum's presidential campaign and his allied super PAC are putting all their chips into Michigan in hopes that a win t...

Santorum Backer: 'In My Days, They Used Bayer Aspirin For Contraception'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

Foster Friess, a top donor to a Rick Santorum-aligned super PAC, dismissed the importance of his candidate's stances on social issues in an interview ...

Santorum: Contraception 'Should Be Available,' Except When It Shouldn't

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum said on Wednesday that, despite his personal opposition to contraception, he wouldn't work to limit it...

Santorum Searches For Support In Oil Country

AP | JAMES MacPHERSON and BRIAN BAKST | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

TIOGA, N.D. -- Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum has been spending plenty of time in oil country lately, prospecting for GOP votes – and money....

The Tea Party's Contradictory Embrace Of Rick Santorum

McClatchy | David Lightman and William Douglas | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Supporters of the tea party movement, the grass-roots conservatives who've been relentless in demanding tough, lean budgets, are rallyin...

The Wrath Of Chuck Norris Falls On GOP Candidate

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

Chuck Norris wants everyone to know the facts about Rick Santorum. In an article for World Net Daily on Sunday, the actor and martial arts legend e...

Bob McDonnell Jabs Santorum On Controversial Comments

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) took aim at GOP presidential Rick Santorum on Monday, over controversial comments he made last week that drew criticis...

Taking the Republican Candidates to Task: on Taxes

David Coates | Posted 04.14.2012 | Business
David Coates

While the traveling Republican circus continues in its drawn-out pursuit of a winner, the policies which will be pursued by whichever Republican wins go largely unchallenged by a mainstream media preoccupied with the immediate details of the show.

Rick Santorum: GOP Race A 2-Man Contest

AP | Posted 02.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rick Santorum says he expects to do well in the next GOP presidential contests and will be in a two-man race with Mitt Romney. Santorum...

Santorum Skeptical About Women In Combat

Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

Updated below: Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum expressed skepticism on Thursday about a recent decision by the Pentagon to open up ...

Santorum Accuses Romney Of 'Gotcha Politics'

Benjamin Hart | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum is using his newfound momentum in the Republican presidential primary to mount a vigorous defense against frontrunner Mitt Romney. Af...

Trump Goes After Santorum Again

Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

Real estate mogul Donald Trump has one -- and perhaps only one -- criticism of GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum and he's going to stick to it....

Santorum Rails Against The 'Hoax Of Global Warming'

Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum targeted primary rivals Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich on Tuesday for allegedly buying into the "bogus" scienc...

After Rejection, Santorum Expects Ballot Turnaround

AP | TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana elections official said Monday that GOP presidential contender Rick Santorum still lacks the signatures needed to make...

Dan Savage Talks 'Insanely Dirty' Santorum Joke

Nick Wing | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

Sex advice columnist and outspoken gay rights activist Dan Savage, on his way to the University of North Texas to serve as keynote speaker for a Equit...

Santorum Picks Up 'Tea Party Hobbit' Endorsement

Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

Failed U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle, a Tea Party-backed Republican hopeful defeated by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) in 2010, on W...

Santorum Picks Up Key Tea Party Endorsement In Colorado

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

WOODLAND PARK, Colo. — Sharpening his criticism, Rick Santorum on Wednesday laid into Mitt Romney's health care overhaul in Massachusetts and Ne...

Rick Santorum's (and the GOP's) Damage Cap Problem

Patrick Malone | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics
Patrick Malone

All the Republican presidential candidates -- this year and stretching back for many campaigns -- propose damage caps and other rollbacks to the public's right to sue when injured by medical mistakes.

Confusion Over Reports Of Santorum Daughter's Hospitalization

AP | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — The daughter of GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum was hospitalized near his home in Virginia, not in Philadelphia, as orig...

Santorum Denounces Opponents' 'Gutter Politics'

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

COTTLEVILLE, Mo. — Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum denounced the "gutter politics" of his opponents Monday as he turned his camp...

Newt: Gay Marriage Means 'Rise Of Paganism'

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich has three marriages and repeated infidelity under his belt, but that doesn't stop him from sounding off about the sanctity of male-femal...

Santorum On Opposing Abortion In Cases Of Rape: 'Make The Best Out Of A Bad Situation'

Posted 01.25.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum explained his opposition to abortion even in cases of rape during an interview Friday, saying that women who ...

Rick San(i)tor(i)um -- Or, Why He Takes My Breath Away

Mark Axelrod | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Mark Axelrod

In a year when political hypocrisy seems to be the entrée of the day, it's apparent that Santorum's mantra of "telling it like it is" is as mendacious as that of any of the other candidates.