March 25th, 2012
07:12 AM ET
2 years ago

Santorum's Louisiana win does little to change the game of delegate math

(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.

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Filed under: 2012 • Louisiana • Mitt Romney • Newt Gingrich • Rick Santorum • Ron Paul
Santorum will win in Louisiana, CNN projects
March 24th, 2012
09:35 PM ET
2 years ago

Santorum will win in Louisiana, CNN projects

(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.

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Filed under: 2012 • Louisiana • Rick Santorum
Will a Santorum win in Louisiana change GOP race?
March 24th, 2012
06:40 PM ET
2 years ago

Will a Santorum win in Louisiana change GOP race?

(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.

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Filed under: 2012 • Louisiana • Mitt Romney • Newt Gingrich • Rick Santorum
Tough talk testament to high stakes in Michigan primary
February 28th, 2012
05:35 PM ET
2 years ago

Tough talk testament to high stakes in Michigan primary

Detroit (CNN) – Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum opened up a new front in their battle for the Republican presidential nomination, this time over tactics, as Arizona and Michigan were voting in their primaries on Tuesday.

While 59 delegates are at stake - 29 in Arizona and 30 in Michigan - the bigger prize will be momentum.

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Filed under: 2012 • Arizona • Delegates • Michigan • Mitt Romney • Newt Gingrich • Rick Santorum • Ron Paul
Romney thanks supporters as CNN projects win in Nevada
February 4th, 2012
10:21 PM ET
2 years ago

Romney thanks supporters as CNN projects win in Nevada

Las Vegas (CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney thanked supporters Saturday night for handing him their "vote of confidence" and vowed to "take it to the White House."

CNN projects that the former Massachusetts governor will win Saturday's Republican caucuses in Nevada, making him the first GOP candidate in this campaign cycle to score back-to-back victories.

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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Nevada • Newt Gingrich • Rick Santorum • Ron Paul
January 11th, 2012
06:21 AM ET
2 years ago

Five things we learned from the New Hampshire primary

(CNN) - There wasn't much drama in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary — CNN called the race for long-time front-runner Mitt Romney as soon as the polls closed.

But there were things we learned from the results and the exit polls. Here are five of them:

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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • New Hampshire • Republicans