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Republican Presidential Primary 2012

Herman Cain: I Would Have A 'Substantial Lead' Over President Obama

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

Herman Cain took a shot at Mitt Romney on Friday, stating that if he were the Republican presidential nominee, he would have a "substantial lead" over...

GOP Candidates Barnstorm Key State

Waukesha Patch | Patch Staff | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich will be in the Badger State on Saturday, participating in multiple cam...

Does Good Business Make Bad Presidents?

Kendrick Nguyen | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics
Kendrick Nguyen

Corporate successes do not necessarily lend themselves to successful political leadership because the government and private enterprise have entirely different missions.

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...

Jason Cherkis

Santorum's Yearbook Shows Liberal Facial Hair

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is fast becoming known not just for his conservative stances, but also for his conservative style. His s...

Amanda Terkel

Mitt Gets Heckled, Decides To Engage

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

BEFORD, N.H. -- Occupy protesters interrupted former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney's final speech before primary day in New Hampshire, shouting, ...

Santorum Discusses Controversial Stance

Taylors-Wade Hampton Patch | Chris Winston and Andrew Moore | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

"It's been clarified about oh, 150,000 times, so I'll clarify 150,001," Santorum said. "I've never said I wanted to ban birth control. I wouldn't vote...

New Hampshire Power Players Take Sides In GOP Primary

Amherst Patch | Robert Michaelson | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

The New Hampshire Primary is just days away, and the Republican candidates are using every tool at their disposal to make sure their name is checked o...

Bachmann Cancels Events In Key State

Mauldin Patch | Shawn Drury | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, whose campaign has failed to sustain serious traction in any of the early GOP voting states, has scaled back...

'They're Doing A Fantasic Job Of Killing Themselves'

Iowa City Patch | B.A. Morelli | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

Iowa Democrats have watched for months as Republicans have basked in the spotlight, and on Caucus night Tuesday the glare will only intensify. With...

GOP Hopeful Defends Obama Over Birther Joke

Portsmouth Patch | Marc Fortier | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

Jon Huntsman made one thing abundantly clear after a campaign stop in Portsmouth on Friday - he has no doubt that Barack Obama was born in America. ...

Santorum Compares Paul To Kucinich

Marion Patch | B.A. Morelli | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

Up and coming GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum continued to take shots at rival Ron Paul during a campaign stop in Cedar Rapids on Wednesday nig...

Police Arrive At Romney Headquarters

Urbandale Patch | Anne Carothers-Kay | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

Police with a paddy wagon arrived at Mitt Romney's campaign headquarters in Des Moines after about 75 Occupy protesters descended on the office, pound...

Only One GOP Hopeful Taking Stance On Contentious Issue

St. Andrews Patch | Reilly Moore | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

The Confederate flag flying on South Carolina Statehouse grounds has proved a divisive issue in past presidential primaries, with some White House hop...

'It's Like Any War'

Urbandale Patch | Anne Carothers-Kay | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

With six days left for Iowa Republicans to select their presidential favorite, pop into several of Iowa's 99 counties, and you can see the caucus seas...

GOP Candidate Gets Tea Party Support

Lexington Patch | Hal Millard | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

As S.C. State Treasurer Curtis Loftis sees it, Republicans have two choices in the coming months as the GOP seeks a nominee to challenge President Bar...

The Cain Conservatives

Sunil Adam | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics
Sunil Adam

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What's Behind Gingrich's NH Rise?

Amherst Patch | Robert Michaelson | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

Newt Gingrich recently surged into second place in the latest WMUR/UNH NH Primary Poll and landed the coveted endorsement from New Hampshire's biggest...

GOP Candidate Endorses Occupy Wall Street

Amherst Patch | Robert Michaelson | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

When asked about Occupy Wall Street, he said it was unfair to dismiss the concerns that are being expressed by the protesters. He added that, much ...

Presidential Candidate To Old Ally: 'Remember Me'

Amherst Patch | Dan Tuohy | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Charlie Bass, first elected to Congress in the Class of 1994, said he has not heard much directly from former House Speaker Newt Gingrich si...

SC Tea Party Leader: 'We're Sick To Our Stomachs'

Mauldin Patch | Shawn Drury | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

Streaks are a big part of sports lore. Joe DiMaggio hitting in 56 straight in 1941; the UCLA basketball team winning 88 in a row over three years i...

Romney Looks To Downplay Iowa

Johnston Patch | Todd Richissin | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

To illustrate Mitt Romney’s Iowa strategy, some numbers are helpful: Counting today’s visit, he has made four visits to Iowa all year. That’s tw...

What Does Jim DeMint's Lack OF Endorsement Mean?

Mauldin Patch | Shawn Drury and Greg Hambrick | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

With multiple media outlets reporting that U.S. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., will probably not be endorsing a Republican candidate for president, the most cove...

New Poll: Cain's SC Lead Continues To Grow

Summerville Patch | Chris Winston | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

Despite two days of allegations of sexual harassment dating back to the 1990s, Georgia businessman Herman Cain's meteoric rise to the top of the GOP p...

Santorum Backs Assassinating Foreign Nuclear Scientists

Easley Patch | Jeff Brush and Shawn Drury | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

At a campaign stop on Tuesday in Greenville, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum spoke at length about foreign policy....