Rick Santorum

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Apr 11th, 2012
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Rick Santorum ended his bid for the Republican presidential nomination yesterday, making Mitt Romney the all-but-certain nominee. Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul are staying in the race, but now attention is shifting to Romney’s future choice of a running mate and uphill battle to replace President Obama....
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Apr 10th, 2012
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Rick Santorum, the former US senator, has bowed out of the party’s presidential nomination race, clearing Mitt Romney’s path to challenge Barack Obama in November’s general election. After an Easter spent tending to his disabled young daughter, Mr Santorum, who defied the odds to be...
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Apr 3rd, 2012
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Washingtonpost WAUKESHA, Wis. — Mitt Romney captured presidential primaries in Maryland, the District and battleground Wisconsin, the biggest prize of the day, to complete a momentum-building, three-contest sweep Tuesday that cemented his status as the almost certain Republican nominee and put new pr...
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Apr 1st, 2012
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Washington – A Mitt Romney victory in the Wisconsin Republican primary on Tuesday could all but end the party battle to pick a challenger to President Barack Obama in November. The former Massachusetts governor, who as CEO of a private equity firm amassed a fortune worth an estimated quarter of...
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Mar 21st, 2012
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Mitt Romney has won the Republican primary in Illinois, his latest win on the road to decide who will contest November’s poll against Barack Obama. Mr Romney has won 47% of the votes, compared with 35% for Rick Santorum, with nearly all votes counted. Sending a message to President Obama at a v...
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Mar 9th, 2012
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By Paul Okechukwu Oranika While the re-election chances for President Barack Obama is not a slam dunk as yet, the chances and outlook for the re-election of the President continues to improve by the day, thanks to the recent gains and improving US Economy. Most presidential election analysts agree th...
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Feb 29th, 2012
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US Republican White House contender Mitt Romney has pulled off a double win in the Michigan and Arizona primaries. “We didn’t win by a lot, but we won by enough and that’s what counts,” Mr Romney said in Michigan. In Arizona, he leads with 47% of votes, and heads Rick Santorum...
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Feb 28th, 2012
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As the Republican field heads into the decisive stretch of primaries, the eventual nominee needs to begin focusing his message. The past several weeks have seen top GOP candidates waste time and energy on a range of secondary issues, launch friendly fire at one another and get mired in minutia. Gover...
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Feb 25th, 2012
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TROY, Mich. — Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney tried vigorously to undermine each other’s conservative bona fides Saturday in a bid to rally new supporters ahead of a crucial primary for the two leading Republican presidential candidates. Their fortunes shifting with three days until the high-stakes Mic...
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Feb 23rd, 2012
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Three of the four Republican presidential candidates endorsed regime change in Syria during last night’s debate, with Ron Paul being the lone exception. These candidates were quick to call for action against the Iranian ally but failed to mention some of the concerns about Islamists within the Syrian...