(CNN) – Presidential hopefuls Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich held a private meeting last weekend in Louisiana, CNN has learned.
The meeting was pleasant and productive, sources told CNN Chief National Correspondent John King, and took place on ahead of the state's primary.
(CNN) - Rick Santorum's convincing win in Louisiana's GOP primary does little to change the delegate math that has rival Mitt Romney with a more than 2-to-1 lead, raising questions about whether he can generate broader appeal to win the nomination.
Santorum told supporters after Saturday's win in Louisiana that the race was far from over, recalling the naysayers who said Ronald Reagan was too conservative to win the nomination.FULL STORY
(CNN) - Rick Santorum will win Saturday's Republican primary in Louisiana, CNN projects, giving him a fourth win in the South.
The projected victory gives Santorum a boost against front-runner Mitt Romney, who has not been able to connect with conservative voters in the region.FULL STORY
(CNN) – CNN projected Saturday that GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum would win Louisiana’s Republican presidential primary.
(CNN) - Registered Republicans voted Saturday in Louisiana's primary while Rick Santorum, heavily favored to win there, and Newt Gingrich assailed President Barack Obama's energy policies and Mitt Romney's hefty campaign war chest.
The visual of the week, the venerable Etch a Sketch, made an appearance as a prop during a Santorum stop in Wisconsin.FULL STORY
Port Fourchon, Louisiana (CNN) - Barack Obama is a Christian, Newt Gingrich said Friday, but he also said he understands why some people believe the U.S. president is Muslim.
"Why does the president behave the way that people would think that? You have to ask why would they believe that? It's not because they're stupid," Gingrich said after a campaign stop on Louisiana's Gulf Coast Friday.
(CNN) - A poll released Friday shows Rick Santorum with a comfortable lead over front-runner Mitt Romney in Saturday's Louisiana Republican primary, but he was in a mess over remarks he made over President Obama, which his rivals seized on.
Santorum said Thursday, "we might as well stay with what we have" in the White House when comparing Romney to President Barack Obama.FULL STORY
(CNN) – Rick Santorum holds a substantial lead over the other Republican presidential candidates in Louisiana ahead of the state's Saturday primary, according to a new survey.
The American Research Group poll showed the former Pennsylvania senator received 43% support among likely Republican voters, ahead of rival Mitt Romney's 27%, Newt Gingrich's 20% and Ron Paul's 6%.
Lake Charles, Louisiana (CNN) – During a question and answer session in Lake Charles, Louisiana, Wednesday, a man stood up and said that, among other things, President Obama "is a Muslim."
"I believe that Obama is not stupid," the man began. "I also believe that, number one, Obama is a Muslim."
Schaumburg, Illinois (CNN) - With a decisive win in the Illinois presidential primary, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney now sets his sights on the bayou where Louisiana holds the next Republican primary.
"We thank the people of Illinois for this extraordinary victory," Romney told supporters in the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg Tuesday night. "Elections are about choices. Today, hundreds of thousands of people in Illinois joined millions of people in this country in this cause."FULL STORY