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Santorum 2012

WATCH: Rick Santorum: 'Smart People' Will Never Be On Our Side

Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum, the former presidential candidate, had a message for attendees of the Values Voter Summit on Saturday. "We will never have the media...

Hunter Stuart

WATCH: The Worst Moments Of Santorum's Presidential Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

It's incredible he made it this far. Ever since Rick Santorum declared his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination last June, the fo...

Sam Stein

Rick Santorum Drops Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

In a surprise decision Tuesday, former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) announced that he is suspending his presidential campaign, all but putting an end to...

Rick Roiled

Zaki Hasan | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics
Zaki Hasan

Santorum's near-miss White House run is an indication of precisely what happens and who happens when we let our political discourse get to the point it's now at, awash in apocalyptic, end-times metaphors and doomsaying prognostications about the other side.

Rick Santorum And The Pink Bowling Ball: A Man With A Bully Complex

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 05.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Santorum went on to say, "Friends don't let friends use pink bowling balls," at once bullying the kid, teaching him how to be a bully, too, and sending a strong message to all other boys who might choose a pink bowling ball.

Santorum's Horror Show Has Only Just Begun

Reuters | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

* Images recall Hitchcock, 'Twilight Zone' * Democrats call attack video 'new low' By Lisa Richwine and Liana B. Baker ...

Megadeth Frontman, Santorum Supporter Stage Dives Into Birther Pit

Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

Dave Mustaine of heavy metal band Megadeth is certain that President Obama "was born somewhere else than America," he said during a recent interview w...

Sarah Palin Praises Santorum For Cursing At 'NYT' Reporter

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) praised GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Monday, saying that his verbal drubbing of a New York Times rep...

Rick Santorum's Best Shot May Be In States That Already Voted

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rick Santorum is falling so far behind Mitt Romney in the race for Republican delegates that his best chance might be in states tha...

Republican Primary Poses Challenge to Puerto Rico as 51st State

Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D. | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics
Maritza Stanchich, Ph.D.

Even had Rick Santorum clipped his s's in perfect Caribbean Spanish, the message would still have burst the bubble of statehood leaders in Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory of nearly four million U.S. citizens gearing up for a status plebiscite in November.

Mitt Romney: Dogged by That Pet on the Roof

Jerry Lanson | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Jerry Lanson

In the end, Mitt Romney comes across as too distant, too rich and too out-of-touch. This is the reason why a 29-year-old story about a dog with a wonderful St. Patrick's Day name has him on the ropes.

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...

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...

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...

Santorum Campaign: Maybe It's Time For One-On-One Debate With Romney

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

A Rick Santorum spokesman floated on Wednesday the subject of a one-on-one debate with Mitt Romney. In a comment to The Huffington Post's Jon Ward...

Santorum's Governor Only Goes in Reverse

Jamal Simmons | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics
Jamal Simmons

An American president needs an internal governor to regulate his temperament before he makes silly mistakes. Rick Santorum just runs too hot and his governor may not be able to clean up the mess he creates with an offhand remark

Santorum Offers Bold Prediction

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics

BILOXI, Miss. — Rick Santorum said Monday his path to the Republican Party's presidential nomination counts on continued chaos in the field and ...

The Santorum Strategy

George Lakoff | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics
George Lakoff

The Republican presidential campaign is not just about the presidential race. It is about using conservative language to strengthen conservative values in the brains of voters -- in campaigns at all levels from Congress to school boards.

Rick Santorum's Housing Hypocrisy

Mother Jones | Andy Kroll and Tim Murphy | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum wants the government out of every aspect of Americans' lives—especially the housing market. He pledges to eliminate Fannie Mae and Fre...

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 ...

Republican Factionalism's Future

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Rather than predict what will happen in any of the upcoming primary contests this month, I'd like to take a longer view and contemplate where the Republican Party will be headed after the 2012 election. There are three major scenarios as to how this could play out.

Can The G.O.P. Save Itself?

The New Yorker | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

On February 10th, an eclectic assortment of conservatives streamed into a ballroom in Washington to hear Rick Santorum speak....

Santorum Blasts Government But Asked For Money As Senator

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is scornful of the government's hand in public education, saying schooling is the t...

The New Pharisees

Anthony Flaccavento | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics
Anthony Flaccavento

The great irony of our time is that the rise of conspicuous religiosity, especially among the pundits and leaders of the Republican Party, has led not to more humility, but to extreme arrogance; to contempt for those who are different or less fortunate.