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Rick Santorum

FILE - In this April 13, 2012 file photo, Rick Santorum speaks in St. Louis. Santorum was one of Mitt Romney's toughest foes during the GOP presidential race, but the former Pennsylvania senator plans to help Romney appeal to the party's conservative base when he addresses the Republican National Convention.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
Former U.S. Senator representing Pennsylvania

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  • Trump: Greece Made Terrible Mistake Going Over to Euro

    Greece is being forced to do some very drastic things but they are not in control of themselves and they made a terrible mistake, as did other European countries did by going over to the euro, says Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman/president. Trump says the euro has been a disaster for some countries like Greece and also weighs in on Rick Santorum's recent popularity, saying he "flunked out of the Senate and now wants to be President."

  • U.S. Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner

    A united House Republican leadership surrendered crisply and cleanly on legislation to extend expiring payroll tax cuts for 160 million Americans, skipping most if not all of the self-defeating drama that accompanied their far noisier retreat on the issue late last year.

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    Rick Santorum released four years of federal tax returns, showing a sharp rise in personal wealth spurred by his growing work as a Washington corporate consultant and media commentator.

  • Mitt Romney

    The super PAC supporting Mitt Romney is out with a new ad slamming Rick Santorum's record on federal spending as the former Pennsylvania senator leads in Michigan and national polls.

  • President Barack Obama

    The New York Times reports that President Obama’s political standing is rising along with voters’ optimism that the economy is getting better, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll, a shift that coincides with continued Republican disquiet over the field of candidates seeking to replace him.

  • Is Romney in Trouble in Michigan?

    The latest polls show Rick Santorum gaining ground on GOP front-runner, Mitt Romney. Discussing whether Romney's strategy of playing up his Michigan roots will work, with Howard Dean, fmr. DNC chairman, and Robert Costa, National Review.

  • Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum rallies supporters in Tacoma, Washington.

    Rick Santorum is on a roll, but a month and a half into the primary season, he's underfunded and outmanned and still lacking in organization.

  • President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech.

    Obama says he's hopeful Congress will renew a 2-percentage-point cut in the payroll tax and is pressing for extended benefits for millions of  long-term unemployed.

  • Tacoma police officers drag off an protestor during a Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum rally in Tacoma, Washington.

    Rick Santorum clashes with Occupy protesters during his first visit to Washington state, a place he said would be a "momentum changer" heading into Super Tuesday.

  • Breaking Down Obama's Budget

    Weighing in on President Obama's budget plans, shrinking the deficit, and tax reform, with David Stockman, OMB Director under Pres. Reagan, and Howard Dean, former Vermont governor.

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