Gingrich pins hopes on hashtags
March 10th, 2012
09:54 PM ET
2 years ago

Gingrich pins hopes on hashtags

Dothan, Alabama (CNN) – Newt Gingrich may occasionally refer to a Twitter hash tag as a hash mark but he is relying on the Internet to reach out to voters, one tweet and Facebook friend at a time.

The Republican presidential candidate doesn't have as much money to spend on television advertising as his counterparts, but Gingrich is devoting considerable resources to maximize his online presence.

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Filed under: 2012 • Alabama • Facebook • Newt Gingrich • Twitter
Romney gains half of Wyoming delegates
March 10th, 2012
09:39 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney gains half of Wyoming delegates

(CNN) – Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney picked up 13 of the 26 delegates at stake in Wyoming, based on new results from the state’s county conventions that concluded Saturday.

While the former Massachusetts governor won the Wyoming caucuses on February 29, delegates were not allocated until this weekend.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Wyoming
Santorum blasts Gingrich over 'Romneycare'
March 10th, 2012
08:01 PM ET
2 years ago

Santorum blasts Gingrich over 'Romneycare'

Springfield, Missouri (CNN) – It's a common aspect of Republican Rick Santorum's stump: attacking Mitt Romney for creating - and then "recommending" - "Romneycare" to President Barack Obama.

But Saturday, fresh off his projected win in the Kansas caucuses, Santorum added that GOP presidential rival Newt Gingrich is "honestly not a whole lot better."
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Filed under: 2012 • Health care • Missouri • Mitt Romney • Newt Gingrich
Santorum wins Kansas caucuses; Romney touts delegate gains
March 10th, 2012
07:58 PM ET
2 years ago

Santorum wins Kansas caucuses; Romney touts delegate gains

(CNN) – Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum cruised to victory in Saturday's Kansas caucuses, gathering momentum for two upcoming Southern primaries. But top rival Mitt Romney's campaign said the candidate won more delegates over the weekend, with the help of three other races and updated results in one state.

Santorum's victory in Kansas - which his top rivals essentially ceded - came on the heels of his three victories on Super Tuesday. His campaign said tea party loyalists and conservatives continue to rally around him.

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Filed under: 2012 • Kansas • Mitt Romney • Newt Gingrich • Rick Santorum
Santorum sends daughter to campaign in Hawaii
March 10th, 2012
06:15 PM ET
2 years ago

Santorum sends daughter to campaign in Hawaii

(CNN) - For Rick Santorum's team, the campaign trail just got a few thousand miles longer - and slightly more tropical.

The candidate's eldest child, Elizabeth, 20, will go to Hawaii to stump for her dad ahead of the state's caucuses next week, Santorum announced Saturday.
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Filed under: 2012 • Hawaii • Rick Santorum
BREAKING: Santorum wins Kansas caucuses, CNN projects
March 10th, 2012
03:21 PM ET
2 years ago

BREAKING: Santorum wins Kansas caucuses, CNN projects

(CNN) – Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum will win the Kansas caucuses on Saturday, CNN projects. He will receive at least 20 of the state’s 40 delegates.


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Rep. Inslee to resign House seat
March 10th, 2012
02:35 PM ET
2 years ago

Rep. Inslee to resign House seat

(CNN) – Democratic Rep. Jay Inslee of Washington will resign his House seat in order to focus on his 2012 run for governor of the state, a Democratic official confirmed to CNN on Saturday.

Inslee, now in his eighth term, represents Washington's 1st Congressional District, which covers the northwest part of Seattle and its surrounding suburbs.
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Filed under: 2012 • House • Washington
Romney scores second island victory in Northern Marianas
March 10th, 2012
07:59 AM ET
2 years ago

Romney scores second island victory in Northern Marianas

(CNN) - Republican Mitt Romney won the Northern Mariana Islands caucuses early Saturday, picking up nine delegates as well as his second victory of the weekend in a distant U.S. territory located on the other side of the International Date Line.

The former Massachusetts governor garnered 87% of the vote in a non-binding presidential preference poll conducted at the caucuses. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum was a distant second with 6%, followed by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Texas Rep. Ron Paul who each received 3%.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney
Jobs, energy dominate weekly addresses
March 10th, 2012
06:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Jobs, energy dominate weekly addresses

(CNN) – Jobs and energy prices dominated weekly addresses by Democrats and Republicans on Saturday, a day after government numbers showed the creation of 227,000 new jobs last month.

Despite the jobs, the unemployment rate remained unchanged, according to the numbers.
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Filed under: 2012 • North Dakota • President Obama • Republicans