Post Politics: Super Tuesday


Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 03/08/2012

Who’s winning the women’s vote? (Thursday’s Trail Mix)

TRAIL MIX | There wasn’t a big gender gap in Tuesday’s primaries, but if you dig a little deeper, there’s some bad news for Rick Santorum.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  08:48 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, Super Tuesday, polls, Republican Party, Mitt Romney, presidentail election

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 03/07/2012

Newt Gingrich intensifies Deep South strategy, shifting resources to Alabama, Mississippi

Newt Gingrich is canceling campaign events scheduled for Kansas at the end of the week to shore up support in Alabama and Mississippi.

By Krissah Thompson  |  11:55 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Newt Gingrich, Super Tuesday, presidential election, Republican Party

Posted at 07:34 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Earmarks? Taking one for the team? Not such a bad thing, say some Santorum backers (voices)

“Either Romney doesn’t understand that or he’s being disingenuous,” says one Santorum supporter.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  07:34 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, Ohio, Ohio primary, Super Tuesday

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Super Tuesday: In Tennessee, some Santorum fans

Among the major Super Tuesday states, Tennessee’s contest is the one where former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum had been, for a time at least, doing best.

By Rosalind S. Helderman  |  04:49 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tennessee, Super Tuesday, Rick Santorum

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Super Tuesday: Ohio voters passionate about Obama, if not the GOP field

But when it comes to the GOP field, voters in North Canton are a little less than enthusiastic.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  03:58 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ohio, Ohio primary, Super Tuesday, presidential election, Republican Party

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Gingrich, at Space Camp in Huntsville: ‘America has a destiny in space’

Speaking at Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala., Gingrich says, “America has a destiny in space. That’s who we are.”

By Amy Gardner  |  03:39 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Newt Gingrich, Space exploration, presidential campaign, Super Tuesday, Republican Party

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Ga. Gov. Nathan Deal, a Newt Gingrich supporter, kicks off college initiative following Santorum remarks

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal’s initiative in a Super Tuesday state comes days after Rick Santorum called the president a ‘snob’ for advocating college attendance.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  01:08 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgia primary, Super Tuesday, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Candidates Romney, Santorum, Paul converge on Idaho

In 2008, Idaho was barely a blip on the Republican radar.

By Nia-Malika Henderson  |  05:31 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Idaho, Idaho caucuses, Super Tuesday

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine endorses Rick Santorum, rescinding support for Mitt Romney

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine had previously endorsed Mitt Romney, and is the most high profile defection from Romney’s campaign so far.

By Dan Balz and Rosalind S. Helderman  |  03:20 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ohio primary, super tuesday, mike dewine, mitt romney, rick santorum

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 02/17/2012

Today on the trail: Newt Gingrich returns to Georgia; Idaho gets love from Mitt Romney, Ron Paul

Former House speaker Newt Gingrich makes a campaign-trail return to his home state today, holding two events this evening in the Peach State ahead of its Super Tuesday primary.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  09:53 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  presidential election, super tuesday, Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Rick Santorum