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Alabama Primary

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For March 9, 2012 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Bill Kristol says it's just getting started. Sarah Palin says all bets are off. Other GOP luminaries say that so far, what they've seen has been "a collective yawn." What are they talking about? The GOP race for the 2012 presidential nomination, that's what. And all of these assessments have been handed down from on high in the wake of Super Tuesday's results. But wasn't Super Tuesday a pretty unequivocal win for Mitt Romney, leaving him as the only candidate with a path to the nomination that doesn't require a series of miraculous events?

Mark Blumenthal

Mississippi, Alabama Polls Yield Bad News For Santorum | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Rick Santorum's presidential campaign aims to "knock out" Newt Gingrich by sweeping the upcoming Republican contests in Kansas, Alaba...

'Strange Things Are Happening To Me'

AP | By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. -- Mitt Romney faces a tough sell in the Deep South. With Mississippi and Alabama primaries coming up next Tuesday, there's concern tha...

'I Can Tell You Right Now, He's Tired'

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

ELLISVILLE, Miss. — Spurning calls for him to get out, Newt Gingrich insisted Friday that he'll stay in the race for the Republican presidential...

NFL Star Endorses Santorum For 'Christian Values'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.08.2012 | Sports

Shortly after Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith publicly endorsed President Barack Obama for reelection, another NFL figure has thrown his helmet into t...

Santorum's Alabama Appeal

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

PELHAM, Ala. — Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum appealed Thursday for votes in Alabama's upcoming primary, calling the state the ...

Newt Doubles Down On South

AP | By GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

ATLANTA -- Newt Gingrich's poor showing in every Super Tuesday state except Georgia gives him an increasingly narrow path to win the nomination, one t...

Jon Ward

Santorum's Last Chance | Jon Ward | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

BOSTON –- Rick Santorum has had two big shots at breaking the Republican presidential primary wide open, in Michigan and then Ohio, and has fallen s...

Mitt Romney Wins The Endorsement Of Largest Newspaper In Alabama

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

With less than a week before the Alabama primary, Mitt Romney has won the endorsement of the Birmingham News, the state's largest newspaper. The edito...

Sam Stein

Roland Martin: Artur Davis 'Arrogant As Hell' For Ducking Black Media | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Artur Davis' stunningly lopsided loss in the Alabama gubernatorial primary has been attributed, in large part, to his unwillingness to court the ...

Jason Linkins

Dale Peterson: I'm Not Going Away But I Need Money | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, Ben Craw and I got so gosh-darned sad over the loss of Alabama's beloved political YouTube artists that we damn near stopped the Deepwater ...

Artur Davis Faces Off Against Ron Sparks In Alabama Democratic Primary

AP | PHILLIP RAWLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A congressman seeking to become Alabama's first black governor lost Tuesday to a white Democratic primary opponent who had ga...