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Alabama Primary

Precious Memories (Part I): Thad Cochran's Animal Cruelty and Jeff Session's Un-Election

Victor Williams | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics
Victor Williams

At its least offensive, Cochran's sharing of his profane recollections was based on his twisted view of Tea Party supporters.

Voters Make Picks In Alabama Gubernatorial Primary

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Incumbent Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley (R) and former Democratic Rep. Parker Griffith have won their respective primaries in the Alabama gubernatorial ...

Alabama Voters Make Pick In Gubernatorial Primary

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Incumbent Robert Bentley has won the GOP primary for Alabama governor, according to the Associated Press. He'll face the Democratic nominee in Nove...

Officials Walk Back Ban On Guns In Polling Places After Voters Complain

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Voters in at least one Alabama county were allowed to bring their firearms with them to vote Tuesday, the Alabama Media Group reports. According to...

Voters Head To The Polls In Alabama Gubernatorial Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Voters are heading to the polls in Alabama Tuesday, along with seven other states that are holding primary elections. Go here to see a list of the ...

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For March 16, 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Mark Blumenthal

Why Mississippi And Alabama Polls Missed Santorum Support

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Religion, Women Helped Rick Down South

AP | By ALAN FRAM and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- People favoring a candidate who shares their religious beliefs helped Rick Santorum capture Tuesday's Republican presidential primary in...

Santorum Campaign Plays The Seamus Card

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

A top adviser on Rick Santorum's campaign said Mitt Romney's bizarre treatment of the family dog 30 years ago shows the former Massachusetts governor ...

GOP Strategist: Santorum Has 'Earned A Mano-A-Mano Shot'

RealClearPolitics | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

With his two-state sweep of the Dixie Primary, Rick Santorum ensured that the Republican Party's long campaign of attrition in 2012 will continue. Mit...

Newt Suffered Sharp Gender Gap, Moral Problem

AP | By BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Newt Gingrich saw his presidential hopes all but dashed Tuesday in the Deep South, where he was rejected by voters in the very reg...

WATCH: Greta Van Susteren Confronts Rick Santorum

Posted 03.14.2012 | Media

Fox News host Greta Van Susteren confronted GOP candidate Rick Santorum Tuesday night after he accused Fox News of "shilling" for GOP candidate Mitt R...

WATCH: MSNBC Hosts Make Racy Comments About Rick Santorum

Posted 05.14.2012 | Media

MSNBC's election team veered into some adult territory while watching Tuesday night's Republican primaries in Alabama and Mississippi. Rick Santoru...

Elise Foley

Gingrich Claims Staying In Will Help Take Down Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 Alabama Primary Results

Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

This is where you'll find the results for the 2012 Alabama Republican primary. There was no clear frontrunner going into the Yellowhammer State con...

Live Updates: Alabama Primary Results 2012

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

The Alabama primary results will be closely watched on Tuesday night. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is hoping to triumph over rival contenders...

Exit Polls: Born-Again Christians Dominate GOP Vote

AP | By ALAN FRAM and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

By ALAN FRAM and JENNIFER AGIESTA, The Associated Press WASHINGTON -- White born-again and evangelical Christians were dominating Alabama's and Mis...

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...

'Dogs Against Romney' Founder Fired Up For Home State Primary

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Scott Crider, founder of "Dogs Against Romney," said he's fired up for the Republican primary in his home state of Alabama. "Dogs Against Romney i...