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Out of Iowa

Richard Klass | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Richard Klass

Romney's narrow eight-vote victory over former Senator Rick Santorum was a small step backwards among Iowa voters after four years of courtship and campaigning.

Results and Consequences

Robert Hoopes | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
Robert Hoopes

Will Romney be able to conduct a campaign fighting on four fronts, and ultimately take the presidency? I don't think so.

Santorum's Homophobia Problem

Jay Michaelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jay Michaelson

LGBT people awoke with a sense of dread to the news of Rick Santorum's near-tie with Mitt Romney in the Iowa caucuses. And yet, this near-win is different, because America is different. Santorum represents not the resurgence of gay-baiting, but its last, self-defeating gasp.

Rick Perry: The Man Who Never Was

James Moore | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics
James Moore

The worst governor in the history of Texas may have set a new standard for the worst presidential candidate. Money and profile and reputation are not sufficient in the race to the White House.

Gingrich, Santorum, Perry, Bachmann to Court: "Will an (Activist) Judge Put Me on Virginia Ballot?"

Paul Abrams | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Virginia Law sets the conditions for candidates to get on the Virginia primary ballot. Now come Gingrich, Santorum, Perry and Bachmann asking a judge to overrule the law and put them on the ballot. What kind of judge could possibly do that?

Jason Linkins

Rick Santorum's Sweaters Are Now A Thing, Because Reporters In Iowa Are Bored

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Santorum: 'I Don't Want To Make Black People's Lives Better' Through Welfare

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum targeted black people at a campaign stop in Iowa on Sunday, saying he doesn't want to make their lives better by giving them welfare. ...

'Disgusting' Charge Hurled

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum reportedly called Ron Paul "disgusting" on Tuesday, speaking with a group of Fox News reporters after an interview. The Hill reports...

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...

Murdoch Tweets Support For Santorum

Posted 01.03.2012 | Media

Rupert Murdoch made waves Monday evening when he tweeted his support of Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, just a day before the Iowa ca...

Iowa Caucus Guide: Santorum Fights Paul for Evangelicals, Romney Battles Himself

Ari Melber | Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics
Ari Melber

The Republican presidential race actually begins Tuesday night. It is worth remembering that this is the first time we will hear from the voters.

Elise Foley

Rick Santorum Gives Key Salad Endorsement

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

BOONE, Iowa -- The Boone Pizza Ranch named their chicken salad after Rick Santorum on Monday after the staff asked him to try their signature dish and...

Best Rick Santorum Headline Ever?

Posted 01.02.2012 | Comedy

That low-dollar model didn't know what she was signing up for. When America woke up on New Year's Day to learn that Rick Santorum was enjoying a su...

Jason Cherkis

At Rick Santorum-Connected Health Care Facility, Herpes, Porn and Drug Dealing

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

With Former Sen. Rick Santorum's rise in the Iowa polls and renewed interest in his candidacy, The Huffington Post looks back at a story it published ...

My New Year's Wish for America in 2012: A Clear Choice, and a Clear Decision

Paul Abrams | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

If Santorum does very well in Iowa, I plan to send him money, and suggest that millions of others do too. Why? Because the country desperately needs to "have it out", to have a clear choice about alternative futures and to choose one.

Michele Bachmann Fires A Shot At Rick Santorum

Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

As Rick Santorum surges in the Iowa polls, the heat is on from his GOP rivals. Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) took a couple of shots at the former Pe...

Santorum Surges In Key Poll

Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

By Jeff Mason MASON CITY, Iowa--Rick Santorum may be getting his shot at the spotlight -- in the nick of time. Struggling for months to gain tra...

Perry Attacks Santorum As He Rises In The Polls

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Iowa -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry is questioning former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum's conservative credentials. Perry said Thursday tha...

Santorum Attacks Bachmann For 'Speed Dating'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) attacked his GOP presidential rival, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), over her last-minute bus tour of Iowa's 99 cou...

Santorum Suggests Obama Administration 'At War' With Key Groups

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

CORALVILLE, Iowa -- Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum said the party needs to offer a sharp, clear contrast with President Barack Obama if...

Forget Iowa!

Robert Guttman | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics
Robert Guttman

It is time to turn America's chaotic primary system back into something that makes sense. It is time America produces an election process that brings out the best and most centrist candidates for the nation's highest office.

Santorum Goes VH1 In Latest Ad

Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum's latest TV ad looks like it's straight of the 1990s. Using a style borrowed form VH1's hit show, "Pop Up Vi...

Santorum Endorsement Raises Question Of Quid Pro Quo

ABC News | Shushannah Walshe and Michael Falcone | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

An Iowa Christian conservative leader who bestowed his highly sought-after endorsement on presidential candidate Rick Santorum this week is now at the...

Statement From Bob Vander Plaats Announcing His 2012 Presidential Endorsement

Jesse Berney | Posted 02.20.2012 | Comedy
Jesse Berney

When someone asks me which of the candidates vying deserves our support, I will tell them to breathe deep and smell that crisp Iowa winter air. I'll tell them that if they pay close attention, they'll catch a whiff of something special. That something is Santorum.

Santorum Outlines Plan To Win Over Gay Voters

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum explained how he would win support from gay voters despite his long opposition to same-sex marriage Tu...