The Republican race dwindled down to three candidates today, with Rick Santorum’s announcement that he is suspending his presidential campaign.
With Santorum’s departure from the race, Republican frontrunner appears to have a very clear path to the Republican nomination. The former Pennsylvania Senator had presented the biggest threat to Romney over the past two months, while Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul struggled to mount significant challenges in most of the nominating contests.
But there is [...]
Romney gained 54pc of vote in Maryland
Rick Santorum faces mounting pressure to pull out of Republican race
Mitt Romney has stormed to a hat-trick of primary wins in Wisconsin, Maryland and the District of Columbia, trouncing main rival Rick Santorum and all but securing the Republican nomination to face President Barack Obama in November.
It was one of his biggest nights in three months of voting in the roller-coaster Republican battle. Romney’s [...]
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum claims he no longer reads the Drudge Report anymore because it contains “propaganda” that helps rival Mitt Romney.
“I’ve stopped reading Drudge,” Santorum says of the influential news website in “Inside the Circus,” a soon-to-be released eBook on the 2012 Republican race for president.
Added Santorum: “It’s gotten ridiculous—Romney propaganda.”
Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/04/02/santorum-complains-about-drudge-again-its-gotten-ridiculous-romney-propaganda/#ixzz1qvnqtKpj
(Reuters) – He is the only one of the four contenders for the Republican presidential nomination not to have won a state primary or caucus.
But on Saturday, Ron Paul could get his best shot at a victory in Maine, the cold, far northeastern state that has given a warm reception to his libertarian views.
Local caucusing has been under way in Maine since January 29, and will continue in a few [...]
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Clockwise from top left: Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Mark R. Warner, Gov. Martin O’Malley of Maryland, Elizabeth Warren.
DISTANT as it may now seem, with the Republican race dominating the news and President Obama sitting in the White House, the Democrats are not all that far from [...]
Mitt Romney has won the Florida Republican presidential primary, Fox News projects.
The victory, in the GOP contest’s biggest state to date, is likely to give the former Massachusetts governor a burst of momentum as he and Newt Gingrich battle for the lead in what has become an increasingly negative race.
With 61 percent of precincts reporting, Romney is leading with 47 percent. Gingrich has 31 percent, followed by Rick Santorum with [...]