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Mississippi Primary

Michael McAuliff

Club For Growth Hits GOP Senator For Votes He Cast When Jimmy Carter Was President

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It looks like the Club for Growth really holds a grudge. The right-leaning free enterprise group that has been going after Republican in...

GOP Senator Facing Tough Tea Party Challenge

AP | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

BY EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Republican Thad Cochran is facing his toughest primary challenge ...

Tea Party Candidate Makes Huge Gains In Start Of Campaign

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R) posted big numbers in his bid to unseat six-term Sen. Thad Cochran (R) in yet another showdown between the R...

Who's to Blame for Pardon Abuse?

Mark Osler | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Mark Osler

We repeatedly express surprise when this unilateral power is used and are quick to decry the lack of principle behind some uses of the pardon power. Yet we never ask how a candidate would use the pardon power during the election cycle?

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...

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...

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...

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...

LOOK: Real-Time Map Of Mississipi Primary Results

Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

This is where you'll find the results for the 2012 Mississippi Republican primary. There was no clear frontrunner going into the Magnolia State co...

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...

Live Updates: Mississippi Primary Results 2012

Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

The Mississippi primary results are in the spotlight on Tuesday night. Going into the contest, the outcome of the race remained difficult to predic...

Is Rick Santorum's Best Option To Root For A Mitt Romney Sweep?

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

Ed Morrissey, a conservative blogger who founded HotAir.com, has written a column for The Week that argues two things. First, Morrisey writes, the pri...

Mike Huckabee: GOP Candidates Are Destroying Each Other

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Mike Huckabee weighed in on the Republican presidential primary on Tuesday, warning the remaining candidates to stop efforts to "shred each other" in ...

WATCH: Colbert Mocks GOP's Southern Campaign Strategy

The Huffington Post | Seena Vali | Posted 03.13.2012 | Comedy

As Republican candidates continue to campaign ahead of Tuesday's primaries in Alabama and Mississippi, Stephen Colbert noticed some odd changes happen...

Mitt Romney And Ron Paul Skipping Election Night Rallies, Rick Santorum In Louisiana

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

There are several possible outcomes once the results of primaries in Mississippi and Alabama start to roll in on Tuesday night. Over at National Revie...