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Rick Santorum is looking to lump Mitt Romney with President Barack Obama in hope of scoring big delegate gains in Missouri and Illinois. (credit: Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

Santorum Campaigns In Missouri As Caucuses Begin

Rick Santorum on Saturday morphed his chief rival for the Republican presidential nomination into the incumbent Democrat both are fighting to unseat, calling the two indistinguishable on key issues of the day.


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O’Malley To Hold Discussion With McDonnell

WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, who heads the Democratic Governors Association, will take part in a conference with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who heads the Republican Governors Association. The second annual State Solutions […]


Newt Gingrich has ridiculed Mitt Romney's plan of self-deportation for illegal immigrants. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Gingrich: Romney Self-Deportation Plan A Fantasy

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Wednesday ridiculed rival Mitt Romney’s call for self-deportation of illegal immigrants as an “Obama-level fantasy” that would be inhumane to long-established families living in America.


Rick Perry shakes hands with Newt Gingrich during the NBC News Facebook Debate on "Meet the Press" on Jan. 8, 2012 at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, N.H. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Perry: ‘Newt Is Not Perfect, But Who Among Us Is?’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will abandon his presidential bid and endorse Newt Gingrich, a move coming just two days before the pivotal South Carolina primary.


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Perry: Marines In Video Are ‘Kids,’ Not Criminals

Perry’s comments put him at odds with Sen. John McCain, the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, who said the images could damage the war effort.


Pundits are projecting that the Republican presidential candidates, especially Mitt Romney, are alienating the Hispanic vote. (credit: Getty Images)

Anti-Immigration Tone Alienating Hispanics

The Republican Party is beefing up its minority outreach nationwide and preparing to put its rising Latino stars on the campaign trail amid concerns that tough immigration rhetoric in the presidential primary is taking on an increasingly anti-Hispanic tone.


Rivals of Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential nomination said Sunday that Romney needs to address the ongoing criticism of his business deals while with Bain Capital if he is indeed the party's nominee. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney Rivals Keep Up Business Record Criticism

Two of Mitt Romney’s rivals said Sunday the GOP front-runner needed to better respond now to criticism of his record at a private equity firm or face unrelenting attacks on the issue from President Barack Obama if he were the party’s nominee.


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Perry Loses Round 1 In Virginia Ballot Battle

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry lost the first round Thursday in his bid to have his name added to Virginia’s Republican presidential primary ballot as a judge scheduled a hearing on the […]


Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, speaks as former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., look on during the Republican presidential debate hosted by Bloomberg and the Washington Post on Oct. 11, 2011 at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Romney Attacks Paul Over Iran Comments

Republican presidential contenders Mitt Romney and Rick Perry on Wednesday assailed Ron Paul for saying the U.S. has no business bombing Iran to keep it from acquiring a nuclear weapon, drawing a sharp contrast with their rising rival as he returned to Iowa days before the lead-off caucuses.


Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich speaks to supporters on Dec. 23, 2011 in Columbia, S.C. (credit: Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Gingrich: Virginia Has ‘Failed System’

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s campaign is attacking the system in Virginia that will keep him off the state’s Republican presidential primary ballot.