Santorum's war on teleprompters
March 11th, 2012
07:46 PM ET
3 years ago

Santorum's war on teleprompters

Gulfport, Mississippi (CNN) - Republican Rick Santorum has for quite a while taken issue with candidates on the trail who use a teleprompter. It's a dig on President Barack Obama, and more recently has been used to attack Mitt Romney - a man who's also been known to use a prompter or two.

But campaigning along the Gulf Coast in the Tuesday primary state of Mississippi, Santorum took it a step further, saying use of the digital word machine should be outlawed.
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Filed under: 2012 • Rick Santorum
Santorum blasts Gingrich over 'Romneycare'
March 10th, 2012
08:01 PM ET
3 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: I'm not asking anyone to drop
March 7th, 2012
06:07 PM ET
2 years ago

Santorum: I'm not asking anyone to drop

Lenexa, Kansas (CNN) – Republican White House hopeful Rick Santorum said Wednesday that candidates currently in the GOP field should continue their presidential campaigns "for as long as they feel they should stay in the race."

His comments came in response to reporters' questions surrounding a pro-Santorum super PAC adviser's comments that Gingrich should exit the race.
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Filed under: 2012 • Kansas • Newt Gingrich • Rick Santorum
Santorum: Romney earmarked his way through the Olympics
February 18th, 2012
11:26 AM ET
3 years ago

Santorum: Romney earmarked his way through the Olympics

Columbus, Ohio (CNN) – It had been a pretty tame week for Republican Rick Santorum in terms of new attack lines on opponent Mitt Romney, but that ended Saturday morning. Santorum, the former senator from Pennsylvania, came out swinging, saying Romney's efforts to rescue the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games were not all he has made them out to be.

“One of the things he talks about the most is how he heroically showed up on the scene and bailed out and resolved the problems of the Salt Lake City Olympic games,” Santorum said, as a few in the tea party audience chuckled. “He heroically bailed out the Salt Lake City Olympic games by heroically going to Congress and asking them for tens of millions of dollars to bail out the Salt Lake Olympic Games - in an earmark. In an earmark for the Salt Lake Olympic Games.”
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Ohio • Rick Santorum
Santorum: Tax returns 'should be out soon'
February 14th, 2012
08:19 PM ET
3 years ago

Santorum: Tax returns 'should be out soon'

(CNN) – Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum seemed slightly out of the loop Tuesday over when his own tax returns would be released, saying he thought they may have already been out.

"They should be out soon. I thought they were actually coming out today," Santorum told reporters at a campaign stop in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
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Filed under: 2012 • Idaho • Rick Santorum
February 6th, 2012
02:04 PM ET
3 years ago

Santorum: Romney 'unqualified' and 'dead wrong' on healthcare

Rochester, Minnesota (CNN) - Presidential candidate Rick Santorum, hoping for some much needed momentum heading into the next round of primaries and caucuses, leveled some of his harshest criticisms yet at Mitt Romney over the issue of healthcare and the repeal of "Obamacare."

Speaking near the campus of the Mayo Clinic, Santorum said the former Massachusetts governor was "dead wrong" and "the worst possible person" to put up on what he called the "most fundamental issue" of the campaign.
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Santorum predicts one on one primary battle
January 9th, 2012
03:25 PM ET
3 years ago

Santorum predicts one on one primary battle

Derry, New Hampshire (CNN) – Rick Santorum said Monday that the battle for the Republican nomination may not have an end in the immediate future, but he said it will come down to two people: him and former Gov. Mitt Romney.

"It'll be Mitt Romney against Rick Santorum, and we'll win this race," Santorum said with confidence.

CNN Live: Tune in Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET for CNN's live special coverage of the New Hampshire Primary and follow real-time results on CNNPolitics.com and on Twitter at #cnnelections. Stay up to date with CNN apps for iPhone, iPad, Android or other phones.
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Filed under: 2012 • New Hampshire • Rick Santorum
Santorum: Paul too liberal even for Democrats
December 29th, 2011
12:10 PM ET
3 years ago

Santorum: Paul too liberal even for Democrats

Coralville, Iowa (CNN) - Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum said he doesn't see Ron Paul as his main opponent but nonetheless proceeded to jab at the Texas Congressman, suggesting he's too radical and unelectable.

"Oh no, not really," Santorum said when asked if he sees Paul as his chief competitor. "But I am concerned on the national security issue that voters here in Iowa understand the real consequence of putting someone up in a race against Barack Obama who would be in the Dennis Kucinich wing of the Democratic party."
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Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Rick Santorum
Santorum feeling momentum
December 29th, 2011
11:53 AM ET
3 years ago

Santorum feeling momentum

Coralville, Iowa (CNN) - Republican hopeful Rick Santorum –a man who experienced his first big bump Wednesday– said he's doing "pretty well right now" as he campaigned outside the college town of Iowa City Thursday. Referring to the media frenzy surrounding the candidate, one voter asked if it was "always a circus like this."

"No. This is the first day for things like this," Santorum said.
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Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Rick Santorum
Bachmann touts Washington experience while stressing 'outsider' status
December 28th, 2011
05:58 PM ET
3 years ago

Bachmann touts Washington experience while stressing 'outsider' status

Creston, Iowa (CNN) - Michele Bachmann stressed her national security credentials Wednesday, as she offered sharp criticisms of her opponents over that issue and the issue of foreign policy in general.

The three term Republican congresswoman from Minnesota touted her Washington credentials but at the same stop repeated her mantra that she's as an outsider and "doesn't even know how to be" a politician.
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Filed under: 2012 • Iowa • Michele Bachmann
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