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.
Rick Santorum took an early lead in Alabama’s presidential primary, with Newt Gingrich running second.
Rick Santorum won the Kansas caucuses in a rout on Saturday and Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney showed strength in Wyoming, a weekend prelude to suddenly pivotal Southern showdowns in the week ahead.
As GOP presidential hopefuls continue to vie for their party’s nomination, the words and actions of conservative shock-jockey Rush Limbaugh have forced the front-runners to weigh in on a rather touchy subject.
Mitt Romney edged out Rick Santorum to win the Alaska GOP’s presidential preference poll — his sixth victory of Super Tuesday.
CBS projects that Mitt Romney has won Idaho.
Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul on Tuesday urged voters in Idaho to caucus for him on the promise of a smaller federal government, $1 trillion in federal spending cuts and an administration dedicated to liberty.
Less than half of voters in the Massachusetts GOP primary say former Gov. Mitt Romney’s ties to the state mattered somewhat or more to their vote, according to early exit poll results.
With high-energy Super Tuesday primaries elsewhere, Virginia Republicans expect a meager turnout for a primary ballot with only two names, a victim of the state’s rigorous candidate qualifying laws.
On the eve of their Super Tuesday showdown, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum strained for an edge in Ohio on Monday and braced for the 10 primaries and caucuses likely to redefine the race for the Republican presidential nomination.