Rick Santorum


  • Jeb Bush Endorses Romney Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 2:57 PM ET
    Jeb Bush endorses Mitt Romney

    Fresh off a decisive victory in Illinois, Mitt Romney won critical establishment support from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as he looks to unite the GOP behind his candidacy.

  • Syrian Intervention Would Be 'Seismic' Event: Sen. McCain Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 1:18 PM ET
    Syrians demonstrate against the government after Friday prayers in Hama on July 29, 2011

    If the U.S. and other nations took military action in Syria it would be "a seismic event" that would be "the greatest blow to Iran in 25 years," Sen. John McCain told CNBC Wednesday.

  • ‘Super PACs’ Supply Millions as GOP Race Drains Field Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 12:05 PM ET

    The Republican presidential candidates are running low on campaign cash as expensive primaries in states like Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania loom, leaving them increasingly reliant on  “super PACs,” The New York Times reportsThe New York Times reports.

  • Mitt Romney Wins Illinois GOP Primary     Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 6:15 AM ET

    Mitt Romney pulled a decisive victory in the Illinois GOP primary Tuesday, dealing another blow to Rick Santorum's bid to block him. CNBC's John Harwood shares his outlook.

  • Republican Front-Runners Fight for Illinois     Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 4:35 PM ET

    Sharing perspective on tonight's Republican Primary, with David Goodfriend, Democratic strategist and Joe Watkins, Republican strategist.

  • Romney Leads Santorum in Illinois     Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports Mitt Romney is leading Rick Santorum in Illinois and discusses Rick Santorum's comment regarding the unemployment rate.

  • Romney Looks to Build Lead With Illinois Primary Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 2:17 PM ET
    Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney battle for Illinois

    There will be no knockout punch, but an increasingly confident Mitt Romney expects to tighten his grasp on the Republican presidential nomination with the Illinois primary.

  • Primary Voting Underway in Illinois     Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 1:06 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has an update on how GOP candidates are faring in Illinois.

  • Inside the Campaign     Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 11:05 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the updates on the GOP candidates push for Illinois delegates.

  • House GOP Budget Slashes Taxes, Benefit Programs Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 10:50 AM ET
    Paul Ryan (C), Eric Cantor (L) and Kevin McCarthy (R)

    Conservative Republicans controlling the House unveiled a budget blueprint Tuesday that combines slashing cuts to safety net programs for the poor with sharply lower tax rates in an election-year manifesto painting clear campaign differences with President Barack Obama.

  • Reaction to Paul Ryan's Plan     Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    Discussing why the Republican proposed budget plan doesn't ask much of the wealthy, with Rep. Steve Israel, (D-NY).

  • House GOP to Unveil Budget Blueprint Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 8:08 AM ET

    Eager to draw a contrast with President Barack Obama on taxes and spending, Republicans controlling the House are releasing on Tuesday an election-year budget plan that would impose sharp cuts on many programs in hopes of taming trillion dollar-plus deficits, but would still fail to reach balance over the coming decade.

  • Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) explains why the current medicare plan should be kept intact for current seniors. Ryan says it should be saved to reform for the next generation because the program is going bankrupt.

  • GOP Candidates Face Illinois Primary Today     Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 6:33 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the story on whether there will be a brokered Republican convention.

  • Ron Paul: Should He Stay or Should He Go?     Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 4:33 PM ET

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo speaks to Texas Congressman and Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul about his plans if he fails to win any single state.

  • Santorum Takes On Urban America Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 12:31 PM ET
    Presidential candidate and former U.S. Rick Santorum (R-PA) speaks during a town hall meeting with veterans at the 304 Grill in the financial district March 14, 2012 in Old San Juan Puerto Rico.

    Campaigning in recent days in Illinois and Missouri, Rick Santorum has sought to motivate his followers by highlighting a different divide: urban versus rural, The New York Times reports.

  • Sparks Flying for Romney and Santorum? Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 11:51 AM ET
    People wait to hear the results of Super Tuesday as they attend the Republican presidential candidate, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum primary night party at the Steubenville High School Gymnasium on March 6, 2012 in Steubenville, Ohio.

    Mitt Romney may lead in delegates and Rick Santorum might have momentum, but neither is having an easy time exciting even his own voters.

  • Illinois Primary Battle     Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 11:51 AM ET

    Former Missouri Sen. Jim Talent discusses why he believes Mitt Romney will win the 54 delegates at stake in Illinois.

  • Obama Fundraising Picks Up, Gets Another $45M  Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 10:54 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    President Obama raised $45 million February for his campaign, collecting nearly twice as much as his monthly average at the end of 2011.

  • Gov. Sununu: Governors Make Good Presidents     Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 8:13 AM ET

    You need someone with executive experience and someone who has been a governor and has made hard decisions to reduce the size of government, says former New Hampshire Governor John Sununu.