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    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 wins in North Dakota.

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    Republicans are preparing for the possibility that their presidential nomination could be decided at their national convention rather than on the campaign trail, a prospect that would upend one of the rituals of modern politics, the New York Times reports.

  • Rick Santorum | Mitt Romney

    After two Deep South losses, Mitt Romney is intensifying his campaign efforts in the economically challenged Midwest -- a friendly region for him -- in hopes of regaining his front-runner's momentum when Illinois holds its Republican presidential primary Tuesday.

  • The debates have ended, but the claims -- from the Republican presidential rivals as well as from the Obama campaign -- are still being made, sometimes with great exaggerations.

  • Vice President Joe Biden, Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney

    Vice President Joe Biden makes an aggressive entry into the 2012 campaign, calling out the other GOP hopefuls by name for their failure to support the auto bailout.

  • Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign rally at Byrne Electrical Specialists on February 27, 2012 in Rockford, Michigan.

    A coordinated attack by Democrats on Mitt Romney's plan to "get rid of" Planned Parenthood to help balance the federal budget is part of a larger campaign to ensure that Romney and other Republicans lose credibility with female voters.

  • Kudlow: Obama's Numbers Going South

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow discusses why some of President Obama's policies are impacting the polls.