Romney, Obama in general election mode as 5 states hold primaries
April 24th, 2012
03:01 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney, Obama in general election mode as 5 states hold primaries

(CNN) – On the biggest day of Republican primary voting since last month's Super Tuesday, the certain GOPpresidential nominee and the incumbent president he hopes to unseat both appeared to be in full general election mode.

Mitt Romney planned a speech Tuesday night in New Hampshire that his campaign said would signal the virtual conclusion of the GOP primary campaign, while President Barack Obama emphasized the themes of equal opportunity and Republican intransigence in courting the youth vote in speeches on college campuses.

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Filed under: 2012 • Connecticut • Delaware • Mitt Romney • New York • Newt Gingrich • Pennsylvania • Rhode Island • Ron Paul
The nuts and bolts for Tuesday's primaries
April 24th, 2012
07:44 AM ET
2 years ago

The nuts and bolts for Tuesday's primaries

(CNN) - Voters in five states will head to the polls on Tuesday after a three-week lull in the Republican presidential primary season, a time in which Mitt Romney essentially secured his party's nomination.

Connecticut, Delaware, New York, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island will hold primaries, with a total of 204 delegates at stake.

Here's a glimpse of the nuts and bolts for Tuesday's contests.
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Filed under: 2012 • Connecticut • Delaware • Mitt Romney • New York • Newt Gingrich • Pennsylvania • Republicans • Rhode Island • Ron Paul
Paul says he'll push through to convention
April 23rd, 2012
01:41 PM ET
2 years ago

Paul says he'll push through to convention

(CNN) - Rep. Ron Paul will not step aside even if Mitt Romney soon clinches the 1,144 delegates needed to secure the Republican presidential nomination, the candidate said Monday.

"If tomorrow, Romney had the absolute number, I would probably continue in a modified way to maximize the number of delegates to go to the convention," Paul said on CNBC's "Squawk Box," adding that his supporters insist he stay in the running.
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Paul compares campaign to American Revolution at rain-soaked rally
April 22nd, 2012
04:04 PM ET
2 years ago

Paul compares campaign to American Revolution at rain-soaked rally

Philadelphia (CNN) – Ahead of Tuesday's Pennsylvania primary, presidential hopeful Ron Paul painted his long-shot campaign as a new American revolution at a rain-soaked event outside Independence Hall.

“In our early history, we had a major undertaking overthrowing an empire,” Paul said. “And in some ways that is what we are doing now.”
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Filed under: 2012 • Pennsylvania • Ron Paul
ON THE TRAIL: April 20, 2012
April 20th, 2012
08:22 AM ET
2 years ago

ON THE TRAIL: April 20, 2012

(CNN) – The candidates hit the trail Friday, making stops in Arizona, Pennsylvania, and Delaware

See their full schedules after the jump.
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Filed under: 2012 • Joe Biden • Mitt Romney • Newt Gingrich • On the Trail • Ron Paul
Paul campaign touts campaign cash
April 20th, 2012
08:13 AM ET
2 years ago

Paul campaign touts campaign cash

(CNN) – Ron Paul's Republican presidential campaign says they raised more than $2.6 million last month, bringing to nearly $10.4 million the amount they took in during the first quarter of this year.

The campaign of the longtime congressman from Texas, who's making his second straight bid for the GOP presidential nomination and third overall run for the White House, says they have nearly $1.8 million cash on hand and no debt.
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Filed under: 2012 • Fundraising • Ron Paul
Paul courts Rhode Island voters with ad
April 18th, 2012
02:48 PM ET
2 years ago

Paul courts Rhode Island voters with ad

(CNN) - While Mitt Romney has essentially locked up the Republican presidential nomination, Rep. Ron Paul of Texas has his eyes set on Rhode Island's upcoming primary with the release of a TV ad in the Ocean State.

The 30-second spot, 'The Plan,' takes a largely positive tone and aims to outline the candidate's proposals to cut $1 trillion from the federal budget in one year, as well as eliminate five federal bureaucracies and cut U.S. military involvement abroad.
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Filed under: 2012 • Rhode Island • Ron Paul
Paul pledges to stay in, praises Santorum
April 10th, 2012
03:29 PM ET
2 years ago

Paul pledges to stay in, praises Santorum

(CNN) – After Rick Santorum ended his White House bid on Tuesday, Ron Paul's campaign praised the former Pennsylvania senator, but said Paul did not have plans to follow suit.

"Congratulations to Senator Santorum on running such a spirited campaign. Dr. Paul is now the last – and real – conservative alternative to Mitt Romney," Jesse Benton, Paul's campaign chairman, said in a statement.
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Filed under: 2012 • Rick Santorum • Ron Paul
Ron Paul hits home state's airwaves
April 10th, 2012
09:54 AM ET
2 years ago

Ron Paul hits home state's airwaves

(CNN) – The GOP nomination may appear to be in Mitt Romney's reach, but Texas Rep. Ron Paul isn't leaving the race without knocking his rivals at least one more time.

In a new 30-second ad set to begin airing in Texas Tuesday, Paul hits Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich as collectively unfit to go up against President Barack Obama in November's general election. The six-figure buy was a mix between cable and broadcast airtime.

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Filed under: 2012 • Ads • Ron Paul
Battle of addition: 143 days until GOP convention
April 6th, 2012
08:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Battle of addition: 143 days until GOP convention

(CNN) - Your guide to where the race stands for the Republican presidential nomination:

GOP delegate estimate (as of 4/5/2012):
– Mitt Romney: 657
– Rick Santorum: 273
– Newt Gingrich: 137
– Ron Paul: 71
Needed to clinch GOP nomination: 1,144
Access the latest here.
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Filed under: 2012 • CNN's Battle of Addition • Mitt Romney • Newt Gingrich • Rick Santorum • Ron Paul
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