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NRA Speakers Target Media, Obama

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

The media calls National Rifle Association members "extremists, whackos and just about every other nasty, mean name in the book," NRA Vice President W...

Santorum Hails Pro-Gun Group's Fight

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

ST. LOUIS -- Former GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum says no group has done a better job of promoting American freedom than the National Rifle...

Rick Santorum Was Six Shots of Jäger Away From Being President

Beth Armogida | Posted 06.13.2012 | Comedy
Beth Armogida

Santorum probably could have become the Republican nominee if he just admitted that he drank a lot. Americans would understand. "Oh, Ricky just gets that way when he's hitting the bottle. He doesn't really mean it. Let him sleep it off."

Chaos and Cholera: Haiti's Message to the Tea Party (and the Rest of Us)

Mark Schuller | Posted 06.13.2012 | World
Mark Schuller

This Tuesday, April 10, Rick Santorum, who had given Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney a serious run for his money, bowed out of the race, leaving th...

The Republican Path to National Failure

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

From immigration to health care and education reform, the Republicans are arguing for restricting access not only to the poor, but chiefly to the middle class. At the same time, they are arguing for a greater concentration of wealth among the elites.

Alan Grayson Slams 'Pathetic' Rick Santorum

Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

Former Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) gave Rick Santorum a kick in the backside on his way out of the GOP presidential primary Wednesday, writing an op-ed...

Santorum Sets Stage For His Political Future

RealClearPolitics | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum did exactly what he set out to do two years ago when he began floating the idea of a presidential run. Even though he ended his bid Tues...

Outside Groups Have Surprising Flexibility After Candidate Quits

AP | JACK GILLUM | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — When a presidential candidate throws in the towel, what can a "super" PAC that once supported the campaign spend its money on? Pre...

Santorum: The Indelible Stain On The GOP

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 06.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

The fact that Santorum got as far as he did should give pause, certainly to the GOP establishment moving forward, but really to all of us. He is perhaps the most extreme anti-gay, anti-choice candidate to get as far as he did.

Remaining GOP Contenders Vow To Stay In Race

AP | JACK GILLUM | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential contenders Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul are vowing to stay in the race even though Rick Santorum is not. San...

Romney, Gingrich React To Santorum's Exit

Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

Rick Santorum suspended his presidential campaign on Tuesday, effectively removing any doubts that Mitt Romney will be the Republican nominee for pres...

Santorum OUT

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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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...

Santorum Speaks In Gettysburg

Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is holding a news conference in Gettysburg, Pa. Watch live video of the event above, via MSNBC. ...

Why Santorum Once Touted His Work With Bono

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rick Santorum boasts that his deep conservative values make him a stronger challenger against President Barack Obama this fall than...

Santorum's Daughter Released From Hospital

AP | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 3-year-old daughter of Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has been released from a Virginia hospital and is settling in...

Questions for Republicans on Health Care Reform

David Coates | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
David Coates

Healthcare is too important an issue to be discussed in clichés and sound-bites. In truth, it's actually too important an issue to be resolved by nine unelected judges attempting to divine how long-dead eighteen century men would respond to twenty-first century problems.

Santorum Daughter Recovering

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum's hospitalized daughter could be released Monday, his campaign said. Santorum spokesman H...

Mitt Romney Pulls Attack Ad Against Rick Santorum In Pennsylvania

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel and Elise Foley | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign is pulling down an ad in Pennsylvania going after Rick Santorum's record, as the former senator takes time off the trail to be ...

GOP Leaders: Primary Is Over

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — It's over, and Mitt Romney is going to be the GOP nominee for president. That's the growing consensus among Republican National Co...

Santorum Plan Hits Wall

AP | DALE WETZEL | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

BISMARCK, N.D. — Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum's plan to use state conventions to pull support from Mitt Romney has stalled in...

Rick Santorum Daughter Hospitalized

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

Bella Santorum, the candidate's 3-year-old daughter who has had a history of health problems, was taken to the hospital on Friday morning. "Rick an...

Santorum Faces Sour Public Perception

AP | MARC LEVY | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Rick Santorum is as unpopular in Pennsylvania today as he was six years ago when home-state voters kicked him out of the Senat...

Mark Blumenthal

Daunting Delegate Math: Romney Near Telling Milestone

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney may be just over halfway to winning the 1,144 delegates necessary to clinch the Republican presidential nomination. He's eve...

Santorum Taking A Break

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum met privately with conservative leaders on Thursday to craft plans to try to stop Mit...