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Author: James Q. Lynch | June 21, 2011 | No comments

DES MOINES – Rick Santorum is not surprised he hasn’t been anointed him “The Guy” in the field of 2012 Republican hopefuls. However, on his 19th visit to Iowa, the former Pennsylvania senator said the more often he comes back and Iowans have an opportunity see ...

Author: Associated Press | June 9, 2011 | No comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — In announcing his Republican presidential bid, former Sen. Rick Santorum blamed President Barack Obama for a federal deficit that has many contributors, and he omitted important details about Obama's comments on America's past. A look at some of Santorum's statements made Monday and ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | June 7, 2011 | 1 comment

A day after officially entering the race for the Republican presidential nomination, Rick Santorum waded into a controversy that threatens to further delay the Iowa Legislature’s adjournment. Prior to a meeting with Iowa Right to Life, Santorum offered his support for legislation being considered by the ...

Author: Associated Press | April 21, 2011 | No comments

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has hired two Iowa staffers to assist as he explores a race for Iowa's leadoff precinct caucuses. Santorum announced Thursday that Cody Brown will manage his efforts at testing the waters for a caucus campaign. Brown managed Republican Ben Lange's congressional ...

Author: Gazette Staff/SourceMedia | February 19, 2011 | No comments

I'm here today to praise Rick Santorum. Hey, somebody has to do it. Pennsylvania's home boy has been stumping the early Republican primary states for a year now, trying to ignite a nascent presidential bid, but apparently his kindling is wet. Santorum has ...

Author: Gazette Staff/SourceMedia | February 10, 2011 | No comments

WASHINGTON — Here's how wide open the 2012 race for the Republican presidential nomination is as the games begin: When Donald Trump showed up Thursday as a last-minute speaker at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference, he got a standing ovation. Many ...

Author: Gazette Staff/SourceMedia | February 9, 2011 | No comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Sen. Rick Santorum's crushing 18-point loss in his 2006 re-election bid in Pennsylvania seems an unlikely launching pad for a White House run. Yet the outspoken conservative, once a rising star in the GOP, has gotten an early ...

Author: Gazette Staff/SourceMedia | February 8, 2011 | 1 comment

WASHINGTON — To run, or not to run, for president. That's the question facing a horde of Republicans who are weighing whether to seek their party's 2012 presidential nomination and the chance to take on President Barack Obama in the general ...

Author: Gazette Staff/SourceMedia | February 3, 2011 | No comments

URBANDALE — Every other week for the past two years, the Westside Conservative Club has met over breakfast at the Machine Shed restaurant to do what Tea Party groups do: share worries about President Barack Obama, federal spending and government overreach. Unlike many of those other ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | December 6, 2010 | No comments

Just as we’ve segued from the din of midterm elections to the carols of Christmas, it won’t be long before the seasons change again with the arrival of caucus 2012. A sleighful of GOP presidential hopefuls already has visited Iowa this fall: Ron ...

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