* Conservative senator “comfortable” with Romney
* Candidate tries to overcome suspicion
* Presses fiscal conservative themes
By Steve Holland and Thomas Ferraro
WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) – Mitt Romney, sensing the U.S. Republican presidential nomination will be his, is working behind the scenes to try to unify conservatives behind him and he may be gaining some traction.
Romney’s objective is to ease conservative doubts about his candidacy raised repeatedly by chief rivals Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich, [...]
By Steve Holland
SIOUX CITY, Iowa | Sun Jan 1, 2012 6:55pm EST
(Reuters) – Surging Republican Rick Santorum urged his supporters in Iowa on Sunday to “send a shock wave across this country” by voting for him in Tuesday’s first U.S. presidential contest of the 2012 election.
Riding a late burst of support after spending months as an also-ran candidate, the conservative sought to convince undecided voters to back his come-from-nowhere movement in remarks at [...]
Former Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin speaks to supporters at a rally organized by …
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Tea Party champion Sarah Palin, who has already ruled out a 2012 presidential run, on Monday attempted to dangle her name anew as a possible Republican candidate, although it’s probably too late.
In an interview to air on Fox Business Network’s “Follow the Money” program, the 2008 Republican nominee for vice president was asked whether [...]