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Romney's Mormon Challengenew

What Bexar County's primaries could tell America about the anti-Mormon vote.
San Antonio Current  |  Jeffrey Wright  |  04-11-2012  |  Elections

GOP's Appalling Silencenew

The Michigan GOP primary is over, but there was one issue the candidates ignored entirely. During the last week of the campaign, a new report showed that the number of poor kids in Michigan has skyrocketed.
Metro Times  |  Jack Lessenberry  |  02-29-2012  |  Economy

G.O.P. Smackdown: The Stakes Are High in Michigan Slugfestnew

Michigan's Feb. 28 primary could prove a critical juncture in the blood sport leading to the GOP convention. Should Romney lose here and limp away wounded, it could lead to the first brokered convention in more than a half century.
Metro Times  |  Curt Guyette  |  02-23-2012  |  Elections

Newt and Santorum in the Pulpitnew

During a recent Sunday-morning appearance at a North Charleston church, Newt Gingrich went nearly 40 minutes without addressing what is arguably his biggest liability with evangelical voters: his multiple, well-publicized affairs and divorces. Finally, as he wrapped up a talk on the place of Christianity in early American history, he made a passing reference to the topic that was surely on many people's minds.
Charleston City Paper  |  Paul Bowers  |  01-26-2012  |  Elections

Coming of Age at the CNN Debatenew

Disappointed visitors, jaded reporters, and a failed protest at the North Charleston Coliseum.
Charleston City Paper  |  Paul Bowers  |  01-20-2012  |  Elections

Protesters Glitter-Bomb Santorum Rallynew

On the east bank of the Cooper River, in the chilly shade of the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, Santorum appeared alongside Tony Perkins, president of the conservative thinktank Family Research Council. The former Pennsylvania senator was making a clear appeal to conservative values voters, talking about “striking a blow for family and freedom” and upholding nuclear families as “the pillars of society.”
Charleston City Paper  |  Paul Bowers and Joshua Curry  |  01-19-2012  |  Elections

Santorum Disses Romney as a 'Moderate'new

The former Pennsylvania senator accused President Barack Obama of “fecklessness” in dealing with the potential of a nuclear-armed Iran.
Charleston City Paper  |  Paul Bowers  |  01-17-2012  |  Elections

Morals and economy are linked according to Rick Santorumnew

Rick Santorum's Unique Ideas: Telling Iran to open its nuclear weapon facilities for inspection, under the threat of bombing. Rejecting climate change science.
Charleston City Paper  |  Rick Santorum  |  01-11-2012  |  Elections

Rightbloggers Prepare to Swallow Their Santorum and Root for Romneynew

Rightbloggers, who've heretofore been giddily following whatever Great Right Hope might defeat Mittens, are glumly getting with the program.
The Village Voice  |  Roy Edroso  |  01-09-2012  |  Elections

Santorum, Out!new

Ray Murphy and friends may have changed the face of Philly politics.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Brian Hickey  |  11-14-2006  |  Politics

Has a 'Ring' to Itnew

For Rick Santorum, life is just a sci-fi fantasy.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Daniel McQuade  |  11-06-2006  |  Politics

Lox, Stock and Barrelnew

It's time for Jewish voters to get back to their Democratic roots.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Liz Spikol  |  11-06-2006  |  Commentary

The Lizard and the Stonenew

Debate foes from the past analyze the looming Santorum/Casey showdowns.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Doron Taussig  |  10-17-2006  |  Politics

Savage Politicsnew

Dan Savage visits Philadelphia to make sure Santorum gets whipped.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Liz Spikol  |  10-09-2006  |  Politics

The Rickslayernew

Desperate Democrats think that Bob Casey, son of a former Pennsylvania governor, can beat Santorum.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Doron Taussig  |  04-18-2006  |  Politics

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