In the Loop: Rick Santorum


Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 04/23/2012

Romney’s pick for veep? A Loop Contest

Some are secretly hoping GOP candidate Mitt Romney will pick them as his running-mate. Readers can weigh in with their guess and maybe win an In the Loop T-shirt.

By Al Kamen  |  12:29 PM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Condoleezza Rice, vice president, CNN/ORC, poll, Romney vice president, Rick Santorum, Rick Rubio, Chris Christie, Paul Ryan, Bobby Jindal, Bob McDonnell, Rob Portman, Mitch Danies, Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann, Allen West, John Thune, In the Loop Contest, Veep contest, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 04/10/2012

Rick Santorum faces reality

The GOP presidential nomination race is over and, as we told you in mid-January, former governor Mitt Romney will face President Obama in the fall.

By Al Kamen  |  02:36 PM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, suspending, GOP, GOP race, President Obama, Mitt, Mitt Romney, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 03/28/2012

Mitt Romney? Etch-a-what?

A new poll finds that, despite all the media hoopla, most people have never heard about the Romney Etch a Sketch flap and even fewer say it will effect their votes.

By Al Kamen  |  02:36 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Etch A Sketch, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Pew Research Center, Pew, President Obama, Hillary Clinton, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Mitt Romney aide’s ‘Etch A Sketch’ moment

Democrats quickly pounced on Romney campaign aide’s explanation of how the candidate would tack to the center after the primaries to appeal to moderates.

By Al Kamen  |  12:06 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, Republican primaries, GOP primary, Eric Fehrnstrom, Etch A Sketch, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 03/13/2012

Has Mitt Romney put Arizona in play for 2012?

GOP candidate Mitt Romney’s anti-immigrant rhetoric may put Arizona’s 11 electoral votes in play in a state where Latinos are about 20 percent of eligible voters.

By Al Kamen  |  12:03 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Rush Limbaugh, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, John McCain, President Bush, Latinos, Arizona, Latino voters, Fox News, Pete Wilson, Kris Kobach, Richard Carmona, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop, Dream Act, Arizona battleground, Obama campaign

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Mitt Romney in Michigan: Loving the trees

Midwesterners know what the GOP candidate may have meant when he said “the trees are the right height.”

By Al Kamen  |  02:53 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, trees, Michigan primary, Rick Santorum, Fox News, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop, tree-huggers, car on the roof, Romney dog

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Santorum’s delicate rhetoric; Mormons stay mum; and the Romney women and politics (read-this roundup)

In the Loop roundup, Rick Santorum’s using high-minded rhetoric; Mormons are staying mum; and the Romney women take the trail.

By Emily Heil  |  08:56 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Rick Santorum: The devil was in the details

Seems Rick Santorum heeded former GOP presidential candidate Steve Forbes’s advice that he stop talking about Satan.

By Al Kamen  |  03:50 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, Steve Forbes, the devil, Lucifer, Arlen Spector, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, CNN, Michigan, Michigan primary, crossover voting

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Forbes to Santorum: Stop talking about Satan

Publisher Steve Forbes, during a phone interview, reflects on the GOP candidates.

By Al Kamen  |  04:35 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Steve Forbes, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul, GOP, Republican primary

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 02/13/2012

George W. Bush: Auto bailout was mine!

President George W. Bush again claims credit for auto industry bailout

By Al Kamen  |  02:30 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Michigan Primary, Auto bailouts