Rick Santorum

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Iowa Pastors Play Influential Role In 2016 Presidential Race

Cary Gordon isn’t a political operative, a top dollar donor or an elected official. But that hasn’t stopped Jeb Bush’s team from already reaching out as the 2016 Republican presidential campaign revs up in Iowa.

04/05/2015

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 5-6-14

Former Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum and St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman among Dave’s guests today….listen to those interviews and other highlights by CLICKING THE LINK ABOVE!

05/06/2014

John Boehner

Opinion: Shame Of The Senate

The Brain Dead Republican Congress has had some low points, but last week’s Senate vote on a United Nations treaty for the disabled was notable in its outrageousness.

12/10/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Are Abandoning Romney’s Sinking Ship

Romney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.

09/26/2012

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Opinion: Paul Ryan And The War on Women

If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.

08/15/2012

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Opinion: Obama Gets Another Big Win From The Supreme Court

President Obama won big this week with the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and immigration. While Mitt Romney and the Tea Party couldn’t have had a worse week.

06/28/2012

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Opinion: Could A Foreign Country Buy A U.S. Election?

What is to stop a foreign country from funneling money through US businesses or political donors into Super PACs to buy US elections?

06/25/2012

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Bachmann 1 Of Ex-White House Hopefuls At Conservative Event

Her sights now set on re-election, Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann is still making the most of the national conservative stature she drew on during a run for president.

06/08/2012

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GOP Superdelegates: It’s Over, Romney Is Nominee

That’s the growing consensus among Republican National Committee members who will automatically attend the party’s national convention this summer and can support any candidate they choose.

04/07/2012

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Romney Turns From Primaries, Toward Obama

Mitt Romney is turning away from his primary opponents and toward Democratic President Barack Obama after sweeping three more Republican contests.

04/04/2012

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Hudson, Wis. Voters Head To The Polls For Primary

More than 80 percent of Republicans who cast ballots in Wisconsin’s presidential primary say they expect Mitt Romney to be the party’s nominee.

04/03/2012

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Wisconsin’s Highways Show Routes To GOP’s Primary

Well-traveled routes that serve as Wisconsin’s vital arteries also provide a window into the competing hopes for Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum. Romney can roll up a solid win in Tuesday’s presidential primary with a strong showing along the state’s east-west Interstate 94, which bisects Milwaukee’s GOP-rich western suburbs.

04/02/2012

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Santorum Makes Campaign Stop In Hudson, Wis.

Presidential candidate Rick Santorum spent some time in Hudson, Wis. Friday, trying to pick up support before Wisconsin’s primary next Tuesday. A new poll shows Mitt Romney leading in the state. Among likely primary voters, Romney has 40 percent to Santorum’s 33 percent.

03/30/2012

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Poll: Romney Has Edge In Wis. Over Santorum

As the Republican candidates for president begin paying more attention to Wisconsin, a new poll shows front-runner Mitt Romney slightly ahead of challenger Rick Santorum.

03/27/2012

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Ron Paul To Campaign In Madison

Republican presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas plans to campaign in Madison next week.

03/23/2012

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Santorum To Campaign In Wisconsin Ahead Of Primary

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum plans several stops in Wisconsin ahead of the state’s presidential primary.

03/22/2012

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Gingrich: WA Same-Sex Law Was Passed ‘The Right Way’

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich declined Friday to outright reject a new law legalizing same-sex marriage in Washington state, saying if it is approved by voters it will at least be enacted “the right way.”

02/24/2012

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Maine GOP Chairman Say Romney Wins Caucuses

Maine Republican Party Chairman Charlie Webster says Mitt Romney has won the Maine caucuses by a slim margin, giving him a much needed boost following losses in three other contests in the past week.

02/11/2012

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Romney Edges Santorum In Conservatives’ Straw Poll

Mitt Romney has won The Washington Times/CPAC Presidential Straw Poll of conservative activists.

02/11/2012

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Romney, Paul In 2-Man Race Saturday In Maine Vote

Mitt Romney hoped to reinvigorate his presidential prospects with a victory in Maine’s GOP caucuses Saturday while Ron Paul reached for his first triumph in what shaped up as a two-man race because neither Newt Gingrich nor Rick Santorum actively competed in the state .

02/11/2012

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Santorum Amplifies Faith In Way GOP Rivals Don’t

Rick Santorum stirs his ever-growing crowds when he promises to right a country awash in “immoral debt” and to replace an administration he argues has “callousness toward life and family and faith.”

02/10/2012

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Santorum: I Won And Raised About $250K Tuesday Night

Resurgent Rick Santorum said his sweep of three GOP contests earned his shoestring campaign $250,000 overnight, cash he needs to take his upstart bid for the Republican presidential nomination to Mitt Romney’s turf.

02/08/2012

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Santorum Wins Conservative Hearts In Minn. Caucus

Rick Santorum gave Minnesota Republicans the chance to prove they’re just as socially conservative as their Iowa neighbors, and they responded by handing the Pennsylvania senator a caucus win that at least temporarily shakes up the race for the GOP presidential nomination.

02/08/2012

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Romney’s Bad Day Is Santorum’s Best In GOP Race

Republican Rick Santorum is looking to capitalize on a string of stunning victories that snapped his four-state losing streak and raised new questions about front-runner Mitt Romney’s clout with conservatives.

02/08/2012

Minnesota visit

Santorum Wins Minn. Republican Presidential Caucuses

A resurgent Rick Santorum won Republican presidential caucuses in Minnesota and Colorado on Tuesday night, a stunning sweep that raised fresh questions about front-runner Mitt Romney’s appeal among the ardent conservatives at the core of the party’s political base.

02/07/2012

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