Rick Santorum


  • Santorum Labors to Deny Romney the Prize Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 2:10 PM ET
    GOP Presidential candidate Sen. Rick Santorum, speaks out against Obama's healthcare reform, and MItt Romney, as the healthcare bill is tested today in the Supreme Court.

    Rick Santorum, showing signs of fatigue and frustration while grasping for strategies to right his unsteady White House bid, is trying to derail Republican front-runner Mitt Romney using any means available -- even contradictory messages, the AP reports.

  • Justices Question Obamacare Mandate Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 1:08 PM ET
    Demonstrators for and against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act march and chant in outside the U.S. Supreme Court Building.

    Conservative Supreme Court justices sharply question whether the government can force Americans to carry health insurance, wondering if Congress might people to buy broccoli.

  • Donald Trump on Economy, Politics     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 7:31 AM ET

    Discussing why interest rates will remain very low which will potentially cause a problem for the deficit once rates rise, with Donald Trump, Trump Organization, who also weighs in on Paul Ryan and Barack Obama discussing policies and legislation before the election, which is a very "dangerous and foolish thing."

  • Santorum Fires Back     Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 7:52 PM ET

    Brad Thor, author & Santorum supporter, and Robert Costa, National Review political reporter, discuss GOP presidential candidate, Rick Santorum's colorful exchange with a New York Times reporter, and his position on Obamacare.

  • Top Obama Donors Get to the White House Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 3:19 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    More than 60 of Obama's biggest campaign donors have visited the White House more than once for meetings with top advisers, holiday parties or state dinners, a review by The Associated Press has found.

  • Outside Supreme Court, Santorum Argues Own Case Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 3:07 PM ET
    GOP Presidential candidate Sen. Rick Santorum, speaks out against Obama's healthcare reform, and MItt Romney, as the healthcare bill is tested today in the Supreme Court.

    Rick Santorum appeared outside the Supreme Court as the justices heard arguments over whether President Obama's overhaul of the nation's health care system is constitutional.

  • Santorum Explains Romney Is 'Worst' Comment Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | 11:17 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum holds up an Etch-A-Sketch as he speaks to supporters at a 'Rally for Rick' in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

    Rick Santorum lashed out at journalists, saying his comment that Mitt Romney is the "worst Republican" to run against President Obama was taken out of context.

  • Another Win in Hand, Santorum Eyes Wisconsin Sunday, 25 Mar 2012 | 11:11 AM ET

    Another victory in hand, but still badly trailing rival Mitt Romney, Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum vowed to continue his campaign despite an increasingly steep climb to the nomination.

  • Rick Santorum Beats Mitt Romney in Louisiana Primary Saturday, 24 Mar 2012 | 9:28 PM ET
    Rick Santorum wins in North Dakota.

    Rick Santorum won the Louisiana Republican presidential primary Saturday, beating front-runner Mitt Romney in yet another conservative Southern state.

  • Five Scenarios That Could Finally Settle the GOP Race Saturday, 24 Mar 2012 | 4:18 PM ET

    The Republican presidential race has got to end sometime, whether it’s April or August.  Here are five ways it could be settled.

  • Santorum Looks for a Rebound in Louisiana Saturday, 24 Mar 2012 | 1:57 PM ET
    Rick Santorum wins in North Dakota.

    Rick Santorum is looking to Louisiana for a much-needed rebound as Republican voters go to the polls Saturday in the state's GOP primary.

  • Santorum Backtracks on Romney Vote Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 3:57 PM ET
    Rick Santorum

    Rick Santorum says he'll support the eventual GOP nominee, if it isn't him, despite what he insists are similarities between Mitt Romney and President Obama that make them indistinguishable on some issues.

  • Louisiana Primary: Final Fight? Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 3:31 PM ET
    Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney

    Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich have been campaigning in Louisiana the hardest as they try to keep their campaigns afloat after Mitt Romney's victory in Illinois.

  • GOP Looks Ahead to Louisiana     Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 11:20 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood and Ron Bonjean, Republican strategist, discuss whether the Republican nomination race has reached a point where GOP candidates will rally behind Mitt Romney and put pressure on Rick Santorum to step back.

  • Environmentalists: Obama Not Green Enough Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 11:07 AM ET
    Environmental voters

    Adding to GOP criticism from the right, President Obama is taking it from the other side, too. Environmentalists complain his policies are not green enough.

  • GOPs Campaign in Louisiana     Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 6:12 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the story on GOP hopefuls gearing up for the Louisiana primary as some are calling for candidates to drop out.

  • Ron Paul: GOP Race Needs to 'Drag Out' Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 8:43 PM ET
    Ron Paul

    GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul is not ready to throw in the towel and doesn’t think his competitors should yet either, he told CNBC Thursday.

  • Jeb Bush Endorses Mitt Romney     Thursday, 22 Mar 2012 | 6:36 AM ET

    Discussing former Florida governor Jeb Bush's endorsement of Mitt Romney and whether the final days of the primary are coming, with Major Garrett, National Journal and Mark Halperin, Time Magazine.

  • Mitt Romney Celebrates His Big Illinois Win     Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 7:12 PM ET

    Discussing GOP candidate Mitt Romney's strong message for President Obama, with Michael Steele, former RNC chairman and Howard Dean, former DNC chair.

  • Romney Aide Shakes Off Etch-A-Sketch Comment Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 5:44 PM ET

    This time, it was a senior aide to Romney who put his foot in his mouth -- with a comment that some said suggested the candidate could reset his positions, just like an Etch A Sketch game.