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Karen Santorum: Scott Brown's Protection Joke Was 'Sort Of Funny'

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Karen Santorum laughed off a joke about her husband Rick Santorum using "protection" made by Sen. Scott Brown's (R-Mass.), saying it was "sort of funn...

Illinois Primary: Newt Gingrich Delegates Switching To Rick Santorum

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

A last-minute shift of support for Rick Santorum could help him make up lost ground in Illinois. Nine delegates that belonged to Newt Gingrich have sh...

Gingrich: Santorum Gaffe Shows Debate Weakness

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Newt Gingrich often says he is best equipped among the Republican candidates to debate President Barack Obama. His newest reason: Rick Santorum is too...

Romney, Santorum Choose Secret Service Code Names

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Marc Ambinder of GQ revealed on Monday the secret service code names chosen by Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum. Romney decided on "Javelin" and Santorum...

Fumbling The Ball Likely To Complicate Santorum's Ambitions

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

(AP/The Huffington Post) GETTYSBURG, Pa. — As Illinois Republicans vote in the state's presidential primary, GOP hopeful Rick Santorum is reconnecti...

Rick Santorum: Puerto Rico Was 'A Nice Break'

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum didn't gain much politically from Sunday's Puerto Rico primary, but he isn't second-guessing the trip. "No, we had a good time," Sant...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney In '94: Not A 'Mortal Sin' For A Republican To Support A 'Good' Democrat

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Mitt Romney campaign has spent the last few days attacking Rick Santorum for transgressions and missteps when it comes to supporting...

Former GOP Leader Hammers On 'Damn Primary' Problem

politico.com | REID J. EPSTEIN | 3/19/12 6:06 AM EDT | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney has a roster of blue chip GOP supporters here, more resources and a superior organization in a state that seems a good fit to his brand of...

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...

Mark Blumenthal

Illinois Polls Have Good News For Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney has been steadily building a lead in pledged delegates, but Tuesday's Illinois primary may be where he regains the perceptio...

Santorum Made Dubious Comparison About Himself

Mother Jones | ?Josh Harkinson | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics

On the presidential campaign trail, Rick Santorum has never shied away from calling out the bluster of his fellow Republicans, chief among them Newt "...

Santorum Calls Joe Paterno Question 'Insulting'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum had a testy exchange Sunday when asked by a Chicago radio host whether his statements about the president and child pornography could be...

New Poll Shows Big Lead For Romney In Illinois

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney looks set to win in Tuesday's primary in Illinois, according to a Public Policy Polling report out on Monday morning. The poll shows Ro...

Romney, Santorum Struggling To Spark The Intensity

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney may lead in delegates and Rick Santorum might have momentum, but neither of the two leading Republican presidential can...

March Madness: Obama; Afghanistan and GOP Primaries

Robert Guttman | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics
Robert Guttman

First of all, I have a good reason, as a lifelong Democrat, to not want to reelect Obama this fall. No, it has nothing to do with his policies -- dom...

Puerto Rico Votes After Santorum's Controversial Comments

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

By PHILIP ELLIOTT and BEN FOX, The Associated Press Mitt Romney took a commanding lead Sunday in early voting returns as Puerto Rico weighed in on ...

'Scorched Earth' Campaign Is Democrats' Dream

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS -- The millions of dollars spent by Mitt Romney's allies on TV ads attacking his two main rivals have helped Romney pull ahead in the GOP ...

Santorum: If I Win Illinois, I'll Win The Nomination

Benjamin Hart | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics

Campaigning in Illinois on Saturday, Rick Santorum declared that if he wins the state's primary on Tuesday, he will capture the GOP nomination, report...

WATCH: Men Interrupt Santorum Rally With Gay Kiss Are Jeered And Thrown Out

Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Two men interrupted a Rick Santorum event in Illinois with a same-sex kiss, and were promptly ejected by security when the crowd turned on them. Th...

Rick Santorum On Shirtless Photo: ''I Probably Should Lose About 15 Or 20 Pounds'

Benjamin Hart | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics

On Friday, the blog Joe My God featured a photo of a shirtless Rick Santorum lounging on a pool chair in Puerto Rico. The author claims it was snappe...

Mark Blumenthal

Voters Make Surprising Choice If Newt Gingrich Quits

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Newt Gingrich says there is little chance he will quit the race for president before the Republican convention in August, but pundits an...

Poll: GOP Unity Fractures On Contentious Issue

The Washington Post | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

Faith has emerged as a significant fault line in the Republican race for president, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, which shows that...

GOP Candidates Turn Focus To Newly Competitive Illinois Primary

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO — After two Deep South losses, Mitt Romney is intensifying his campaign efforts in the economically challenged Midwest – a friendl...

Jason Cherkis

Santorum Praised Iconic Big-Government Program As Welfare Answer

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Defending his push for welfare reform during a campaign stop in 1994, then-Rep. Rick Santorum, now running for president as a conservati...

GOP Candidate Promises War On Porn

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has promised to initiate a war on porn if elected. “America is suffering a pandemic of harm from ...